COLLEGE STATION -- Kevin Cox wanted to be a medical doctor from the time he was about five years old. He had a passion for helping people, and he especially wanted to help other kids. So he got serious about science in grade school -- so serious that he made really good grades on his […] The post How grade school science projects led to a career appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION -- Researchers have figured out how a once-defeated bacterium has re-emerged to infect cotton in a battle that could sour much of the Texas and U.S. crop. And it boils down to this: A smart bacteria with a sweet tooth. “It’s a food fight between the bacterium and the cotton plant,” said Dr. […] The post Secret weapon of smart bacteria tracked to “sweet tooth” appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - Texas cotton is in a varied state of production, but one thing is common for most producers, especially dryland growers, rain is needed to improve soil moisture levels, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Seth Byrd, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock, said cotton producers around the state experienced favorable weather patterns […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 23 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DECATUR – The first Texas Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship School and Fun Beginner Sorting Event will be hosted May 27-28 at the National Roper’s Supply Arena in Decatur. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Wise County is jointly sponsoring the event with Cinch and Total Equine Feeds. Other event cooperators include a number […] The post AgriLife, Cinch host educational cattle sorting event May 27-28 in Decatur appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LEVELLAND – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a free cotton bug scouting school June 1 in the Oil Room located on the South Plains College campus, 1401 S. College Ave. in Levelland. The day will open with registration at 8 a.m. followed by the program from 8:30 a.m.-noon. Organizers said the curriculum […] The post AgriLife Extension sets Levelland cotton scout school June 1 appeared first on AgriLife Today.