Variety choices based on yield, disease, insect resistance traits Texas A&M AgriLife wheat experts have determined their annual “Picks List” to guide producers as they prepare for fall planting in the near future. Continuing a long-time tradition, ongoing Picks List criteria include a minimum of three years of irrigated or dryland data in Texas A&M... Read More → The post Texas A&M AgriLife releases annual wheat ‘Picks List’ appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AgriLife Extension to offer free webinars Aug. 14-15 The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced the 2020 Texas Sheep and Goat Expo will be presented in an all-virtual format. The state’s largest sheep and goat event will be presented free to all participants this year. “With everything going on with COVID-19 and rules and associated... Read More → The post Texas Sheep and Goat Expo goes virtual appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Hot, dry pattern expected to continue as Texas enters late summer fire season The weather pattern for the upcoming week will be hot and dry due to an upper level ridge of high pressure positioned over the state, according to the Texas A&M Forest Service. This pattern is similar to what was observed July... Read More → The post Wildfire activity increasing statewide under current weather pattern appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Sampling dogs, cats whose owners tested positive aims to understand how pets may be impacted by SARS-CoV-2 The transmission of COVID-19 to pets has been the source of much discussion within the scientific community. Reports have confirmed a small, but growing, list of positive cases among companion animals and exotic cats in the U.S. Now,... Read More → The post Texas A&M research project identifies COVID-19 positive pets in Brazos County appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M adjusts beef education as ranchers adjust to new market situations It’s a different time throughout much of the world with COVID-19 restrictions, but the saying “the show must go on” definitely applies to ranching and raising beef for the consumer, so the annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course went on — virtually.... Read More → The post Beef Cattle Short Course makes 66th appearance virtually appeared first on AgriLife Today.