COLLEGE STATION – Disease problems for vegetable producers and gardeners are popping up around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Conditions have been good for vegetable production around much of the state following mild spring conditions and ample rains, but the weather is also setting the stage for plant […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 27 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
UVALDE – A group of scientists, teachers, consultants, governmental and non-governmental representatives from Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan recently visited the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde to learn how work being done there might be adapted in their countries. “The purpose of their visit was to learn how utilizing the strengths of the […] The post Cochran Fellows from Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan visit AgriLife center in Uvalde appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - A multidisciplinary team of researchers is examining economic issues associated with providing transportation for the rural elderly and other socially disadvantaged populations. The aging baby boomer population is increasing the importance of mobility issues, including transportation, to society, the researchers said, also noting studies are needed to examine potential alternatives to increase […] The post Research group focuses on economics of transportation needs for rural elderly appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Prescribed Burn School July 13-14 in San Angelo. The July 13 classroom instruction will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center located north of San Angelo on U.S. Highway 87. The July 14 activities, an […] The post ‘Flame and Fortune,’ AgriLife Extension offers Prescribed Burn School July 13-14 in San Angelo appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Kyle Smith, retired Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service executive associate director, has been selected a National 4-H Hall of Fame Class of 2017 Laureate and hall of fame inductee. Smith’s induction will take place during a special ceremony Oct. 6 at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center in Chevy Chase, Maryland. He […] The post Kyle Smith selected 2017 National 4-H Hall of Fame laureate, inductee appeared first on AgriLife Today.