Widespread drought stress occurs across state Over 99% of Texas is under drought conditions, creating negative impacts to our landscape – especially to trees. With no end in sight, how do we protect our trees under extreme heat and dry conditions? The most important thing you can do for your trees is water – which... Read More → The post Watering trees during the Texas drought appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Award in recognition of his many contributions to green industry Charlie Hall, Ph.D., a professor in the Texas A&M Department of Horticultural Sciences in Texas A&M’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and holder of the Ellison Chair in International Floriculture, has received a Greenhouse Grower’s 2022 Medal of Excellence Award for Industry Achievement. Hall’s... Read More → The post Hall receives Greenhouse Growers Medal of Excellence appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Five-part program with in-person or virtual option The McLennan County Small Landowner Educational Series will start Aug. 22 in Waco. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event, in partnership with McLennan Community College Continuing Education, will cover the basics of owning land, running a new agriculture operation, and everything between. The five-part program will take... Read More → The post Small landowner educational series starts Aug. 22 in Waco appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Courses offered for agricultural and other business owners The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 31 in Amarillo and Sept. 8 in Lubbock. The one-day trainings will run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the respective Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers, located... Read More → The post QuickBooks Pro courses to be Aug. 31 in Amarillo, Sept 8 in Lubbock appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Designation earned by participating in various health, wellness programs Since 2016, the Healthy South Texas Recognized Schools initiative has been focused on improving health education and health outcomes in South Texas communities. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M Healthy South Texas implemented the Healthy South Texas Recognized Schools program to acknowledge a... Read More → The post Healthy South Texas Recognized Schools encourage health education appeared first on AgriLife Today.