PALO PINTO - A pesticide continuing education workshop will be held Jan. 17 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service building, 221 S. 5th Ave. in Palo Pinto. Five Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units - four integrated pest management and one laws and regulations - will be offered to renew private applicator or […] The post Pesticide continuing education workshop set for Jan. 17 in Palo Pinto appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - Continued strong demand for Texas barbecue will help fuel the need for steady supplies of beef in 2019, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock economist. “I definitely think barbecue demand is driving the demand for beef,” said Dr. David Anderson, who gave an outlook presentation on a variety of […] The post Continued demand for Texas barbecue fueling beef consumption appeared first on AgriLife Today.
WHARTON – With half-empty containers of pesticide stacking up in barns, farmers in the Wharton County area were patiently waiting for the opportunity for responsible disposal as part of being good land stewards, according to experts. Pesticide applicators generate and accumulate a significant amount of pesticide waste in the form of empty containers and unused […] The post Pesticide waste collection in Wharton County leads to $228,000 in savings appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SPEARMAN - Jessica Livingston has been hired to fill the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent position in Hansford County, according to Brandon Dukes, AgriLife Extension district director in Amarillo. “We are excited to have Jessica join the District 1 team,” Dukes said. “She has been an active participant in AgriLife […] The post Livingston hired to fill AgriLife Extension position in Hansford County appeared first on AgriLife Today.
MARSHALL – A 4-H Record Book and Ag Mechanics training event will be held Jan. 19 in Marshall. The informational event is free and will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Harrison County, 102 W. Houston St. Matt Garrett, AgriLife Extension agent for Harrison County, said […] The post Introduction to 4-H Ag Mechanics and Record Book Jan. 19 in Marshall appeared first on AgriLife Today.