Program will address early season management, water quality, best practices The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Williamson County will present the online lunchtime learning program “Pond Management” from noon-1 p.m. March 17. “This will be a great interactive online seminar to help with your ponds,” said Gary Pastushok, AgriLife Extension agent for agriculture and... Read More → The post Pond management topic of March 17 online program appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Cross-disciplinary project targets fall armyworm, western corn rootworm Two researchers in Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences have received a $499,865 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute for Food and Agriculture to study corn resistance mechanisms against the insect pests, the fall armyworm and the western corn rootworm. Michael... Read More → The post Corn resistance to insect pests focus of Texas A&M study appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Students receive hands-on experience in environmental sampling using The Gardens When the COVID-19 pandemic struck, faculty members across the Texas A&M University System were challenged to find ways to keep their students engaged, while teaching remotely during last spring and fall semesters. For some, that meant thinking outside the conventional classroom and creating a new environment... Read More → The post Sampling a new classroom environment to stay engaged during COVID-19 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M experts offer management guidance virtually The Texas A&M Turfgrass Shortcourse is going virtual to allow attendance by a greater number of turfgrass professionals or enthusiasts looking to gain knowledge in physiology, management principles and pest management to attend. The program will be March 16-18 and is hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M... Read More → The post Turfgrass professionals, enthusiasts offered a three-day management course appeared first on AgriLife Today.
More issues may materialize weeks after freezing temperatures The ice has disappeared and pastures are drying, but cattle producers should not consider Winter Storm Uri something of the past. Livestock should continue to be watched as the weather warms, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. “Like most livestock operators, I worried about my... Read More → The post Livestock merit second look for latent storm effects appeared first on AgriLife Today.