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A woman sets up a water bowl for her dog.
June 11, 2024

Protect pets during the dog days of summer

Texas A&M AgriLife experts share considerations for summer heat safety

June 7, 2024

Spread of emerald ash borer continues in Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife entities offer advice on protecting trees

A Pride of Barbados, a red and yellow plant, that can survive water stress well.
June 6, 2024

Protect your garden from water stress caused by too much, not enough rain

AgriLife Extension June Gardening Guide

June 4, 2024

Blackberries, blueberries, other fruits contribute to Texas agriculture

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 4, 2024

May 31, 2024

Creating beautiful, healthy turfgrass and maintaining the environment

Boeri helps homeowners and landscapers tackle turfgrass challenges

A monarch butterfly lands on an orange flower.
May 22, 2024

Beyond milkweed: creating a migratory oasis for monarchs

Texas A&M AgriLife experts encourage planting nectar-producing plants ahead of fall migration

May 15, 2024

Emerald ash borer moves south

Invasive insect confirmed in five new Texas counties

A juvenile white-tailed deer stands in tall grass.
May 15, 2024

‘Tis the season for wildlife encounters

AgriLife Extension expert encourages people not to interfere with juvenile wildlife

Two commemorative bricks being ready to be installed on a oathway. There are two emoty spots and a mallot by them.
May 13, 2024

Leave a legacy at the Leach Teaching Gardens

Aggies choose to honor, celebrate and memorialize loved ones with an engraved brick in on-campus gardens

May 8, 2024

Lantana camara varieties named newest Texas Superstars

Plants add ‘flower power,’ heat and drought tolerance to landscapes

A hand holding a garden shovel over rich, dark earth
May 2, 2024

Time to plan – and plant – for upcoming summer heat

AgriLife Extension May Gardening Guide

April 17, 2024

Growing volunteers with the Master Gardener program

Texas Master Gardeners celebrates its vast community of volunteers sharing their skills

a hand touching green grass on the ground
April 9, 2024

Turfgrass program leads through innovation

From backyards, football fields and golf courses, science is reshaping the turfgrass experience

April 8, 2024

Texas A&M Turfgrass Program: Research, Extension and the Next Generation

Video: Texas A&M AgriLife research, extension and teaching initiatives work to develop increasingly resilient and sustainable turfgrasses that ensure user safety and thriving industry while building up the next generation of leaders in the field

April 5, 2024

Landscaping to help protect from wildfires

Texas A&M AgriLife experts offer guidance on creating a more fire-wise landscape

April 4, 2024

National Gardening Month: Time to clean your garden — or start one

AgriLife Extension gardening guide for April

March 27, 2024

‘Trees: Your Landscape Legacy’ webinar set for April 10

Program focuses on how trees benefit home landscapes, environment

March 22, 2024

Mission to serve brings Osburn to floral design

New hire brings unique perspective, background to department

March 20, 2024

Spring is the time for Texans to ‘two-step’ toward fire ant control                      

AgriLife Extension method is a safe, effective way to manage imported red fire ants

March 19, 2024

Foundational tips for no-dig gardening

AgriLife Extension horticulturist shares best practices for low-effort form of gardening