BRYAN - The use of unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs, is providing large amounts of data that hold keys to unlocking valuable solutions in helping farmers become more efficient and increase profitability, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research agricultural engineer. Dr. Alex Thomasson spoke recently at the Texas Plant Protection Association Conference […] The post UAVs helping collect crop production data, farmers become more efficient appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – An intensive four-day Turfgrass Ecology and Management Short Course will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Jan. 17-20 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Dr. Casey Reynolds, AgriLife Extension turfgrass specialist in College Station, will present the educational workshop for anyone interested in the fundamentals of […] The post Turfgrass short course to be offered in College Station Jan. 17-20 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
OVERTON – Rows of vivid red poinsettias inside Greenhouse No. 4 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton are as eye-catching as a flashing stop light. Dr. Brent Pemberton, AgriLife Research ornamental horticulturist in Overton, began a trial of more than 30 varieties of the popular holiday flower associated with Christmas […] The post Poinsettia trial shows effect of high temperatures on plant growth and flowering appeared first on AgriLife Today.
BRYAN - Dr. David Baltensperger, head of the department of soil and crop sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, has received the Norman Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Plant Protection Association. Baltensperger received the award for contributions to the association and to Texas agriculture. The award was given at the […] The post Baltensperger receives Borlaug Lifetime Achievement Award from TPPA appeared first on AgriLife Today.
HOUSTON -- Tax Day 2016. The day most income earners know as the deadline for filing federal returns became taxing in another way for more than 20 employees at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Harris County office. “More than 15 inches of rain fell during April 18-19,” said Dr. Allen Malone, AgriLife Extension county […] The post Flooded with memories, AgriLife Extension reopens Harris County office appeared first on AgriLife Today.