AMARILLO – Dairy owners might be able to add more to their bottom line if they introduce a beef bull into their breeding program for some of the producing cows in their herd, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said. But just any bull from the sale barn won’t work, said Dr. Ted McCollum, […] The post Beef influence on dairy cattle could improve marketing options, bottom line appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANGELO – “How Grasses Grow,” a new website resource for ranchers, land managers and landowners, is now available through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The multi-faceted site, https://agrilife.org/howgrassesgrow/, was developed by Dr. Morgan Russell, AgriLife Extension range specialist at San Angelo. It features information on vegetative reproduction of perennial grasses, a brief description […] The post New AgriLife Extension range website, “How Grasses Grow,” now available appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Well Owner Network has earned a Texas Commission on Environmental Quality 2018 Texas Environmental Excellence award in the category of education. The Texas Well Owner Network, developed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M University’s Texas Water Resources Institute, helps private well owners learn to protect water […] The post Texas Well Owner Network honored with prestigious state environmental award appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – “TRICARE Reforms in 2018” will be the topic of the Military Families Learning Network, or MFLN, Military Caregiving program’s March 28 webinar. Mark Ellis, senior health program policy analyst at the TRICARE Policy and Benefits Office of the Defense Health Agency, will discuss significant reforms that have occurred to TRICARE as of Jan. […] The post TRICARE changes to be focus of March 28 webinar appeared first on AgriLife Today.
OVERTON – Commercial and amateur vegetable growers are actively seeding and transplanting as much of the state appears to be clear of the threat of frost, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Growing and planting seasons differ greatly in Texas where the state’s geography and size lends to a wide range of climates […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – March 20 appeared first on AgriLife Today.