DALLAS – A new training facility for pest management professionals has opened its doors at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Dallas, where entomologists converted a graduate student dormitory into what they now call “ground zero for pest control training in Texas.” The facility is called IPM Experience House after the science-based approach […] The post New Texas A&M AgriLife facility trains pest control pros appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANTONIO - The Texas AgrAbility and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project are hosting a free farm tour and workshop June 2-3 geared toward veterans, beginning farmers and ranchers, individuals with disabilities and those starting in an agriculture business. The tour and workshop will be at the K Bar M Ranch, 7903 Pittman Road in […] The post Battleground to Breaking Ground Ag Workshop and Farm Tour June 2-3 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
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.