JUNCTION – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Upper Llano River watershed will be presented from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 6 at the Llano River Field Station, 254 Red Raider Lane in Junction. The workshop is free and open to anyone interested in improving water quality in the region. Participants […] The post Water quality training May 6 in Junction to focus on Upper Llano River watershed appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LUBBOCK -- Nancy McDonald was named the Better Living for Texans regional program manager for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 42-county North Region effective March 20. She is headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294. According to their website http://blt.tamu.edu/, Better Living […] The post AgriLife Extension staffer Nancy McDonald assumes new post appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LUBBOCK – Is now the time to price your 2017 cotton crop? That question and many more will be addressed by experts during the cotton marketing workshop held in conjunction with the Texas Cotton Ginners’ Association Annual Meeting and Trade Show in Lubbock. The free Bayer-sponsored workshop will run from 1-4 p.m. in Room 107-108 […] The post Is it time to price your 2017 cotton crop? appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANGELO – A Beef Quality Assurance Training is set for April 26 in San Angelo. The program is a collaborative effort among AgriLife Extension offices in Tom Green, Coke, Concho, Runnels, Sterling, Irion and Schleicher counties, the Texas Beef Council, the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and premier sponsor, Boehringer Ingelheim. The […] The post Beef Quality Assurance Training set for April 26 in San Angelo appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – The potato industry may be losing a mainstay in the battle against psyllids, according to a recent Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, AgriLife Research entomologist in Amarillo, said while there may be varying degrees of resistance to neonicotinoid insecticides in populations of psyllids across Texas, her recent study indicates they’ve […] The post Neonicotinoid insecticides losing efficiency in potato psyllid control appeared first on AgriLife Today.