CASTROVILLE -- The Master Marketer Program will be held in two-week intervals from Sept. 18-Oct. 31 at the Medina County Justice of Peace Court Precinct 2, 8366 Farm-to-Market Road 471 S. in Castroville. “This national, award-winning program is for agricultural producers and agribusiness leaders seeking to develop the skills and learn the tools to manage […] The post Master Marketer Program to be presented Sept. 18-Oct. 31 in Castroville appeared first on AgriLife Today.
BEAUMONT -- A market niche for organic rice has a potential to yield premium prices for farmers, but it’s more involved than simply planting the seed and forgetting it until harvest time. That was the message from a team of researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center-Beaumont during a recent field day […] The post Growing organic rice for market niche not simple appeared first on AgriLife Today.
CENTRAL TEXAS – As people become more active in summer, so do a few familiar pests that keep Texans itching – and scratching -- for relief, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. “This time of year there’s usually a significant increase in chigger and flea activity,” said Wizzie Brown, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Travis County. […] The post Chiggers, fleas more noticeable in summer appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is taking its wellness programs to work sites across the High Plains. Dr. Angela Burkham, AgriLife Extension regional program leader for family and consumer sciences in Amarillo, said the agency has had a whole range of programs offered by agents to individuals or groups for many years. […] The post AgriLife Extension brings Worksite Wellness program to High Plains appeared first on AgriLife Today.
OVERTON – Forage producers should be on the watch for and ready to act against two pests known for decimating hay fields – fall armyworms and Bermudagrass stem maggots, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton, said she has been receiving calls and reports regarding fall […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report — July 18 appeared first on AgriLife Today.