KERRVILLE – While the popularity of farmers markets has grown, there is still a lot of misunderstanding about what certain terms mean and what is allowed to be sold there, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist. “A lot of the terms used to describe foods are subject to misinterpretation and definitions may […] The post Texas consumers should know farmers market regulations, buying tips appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – The Legume Family: Taxonomy and Important Family Members will be the topic of the Aug. 3 natural resources webinar conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The legume family is the third largest family of plants on the earth, with over 360 species being found in […] The post Aug. 3 webinar will focus on rangeland legumes appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - A summer program at Texas A&M University recently provided 15 undergraduate students with fellowships in water quality to study the impacts of on-site sewage facilities on soil and water quality. The students were from Texas A&M, Prairie View A&M Florida A&M, and Kansas State universities. The two-year undergraduate program is offered by […] The post Water quality fellowship provides hands-on learning opportunities at Texas A&M appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION — Back-to-school shopping can be an expensive proposition, especially if consumers don’t spend a little time “doing their homework” by researching, prioritizing, budgeting and choosing the right time to shop, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “Consumers should approach school-supply shopping much the same way they do grocery shopping,” said Joyce […] The post Expert: Do homework before back-to-school shopping appeared first on AgriLife Today.
UVALDE – Texas pecan growers expect to increase production this year, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the Texas Pecan Growers Association estimated at its recent conference the state’s pecan crop would exceed 50 million pounds. Stein said producers statewide face a variety of production […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 25 appeared first on AgriLife Today.