DALLAS — More than 150 green industry professionals and enthusiasts converged in Dallas for a showcase tour of the latest Texas A&M AgriLife developments in resilient lawns, sports fields and landscapes. The annual Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day is held in a different location each year by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas […] The post National scientists, professionals, enthusiasts converge at Texas A&M turfgrass, landscape field day appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - Scientists at Texas A&M University recently participated in the day-long Grand Challenges Symposium sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the effects of the human diet and “cross-talk” between gut microbiota and host physiology with ties to chronic diseases such as colon cancer. The symposium outcomes could be far-reaching […] The post Symposium focuses on human diet, ‘cross-talk’ between gut microbes and host physiology appeared first on AgriLife Today.
NACOGDOCHES – A continuing education course for agriculture producers, workers, landowners and ranchers will be held Nov. 7 in Nacogdoches. Registration begins at 8 a.m. inside the Nacogdoches Expo Center, 3805 NW Stallings Drive. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service course begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Cost is $30 for attendees […] The post Integrated pest management CEU program set for Nov. 7 in Nacogdoches appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LUBBOCK – Andy Holloway, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Hemphill County, received the Grass Roots Award - Extension Agent given by the Texas Section Society for Range Management. The award was presented at the society’s recent annual meeting at the National Ranching Heritage Center in Lubbock. Holloway has reignited […] The post Holloway receives range management society Grass Roots Award appeared first on AgriLife Today.
VERNON – Dr. Emi Kimura has been named the state peanut specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Kimura joined AgriLife Extension in 2015 as an agronomist serving the Rolling Plains and surrounding areas from the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center south of Vernon. Dr. Larry Redmon, AgriLife Extension program leader and Texas […] The post Kimura named AgriLife Extension state peanut specialist appeared first on AgriLife Today.