BROWNWOOD — The annual Brown County Ag Day program, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for April 9 at the Brown County Fairgrounds, 4206 US Highway 377 South, Brownwood. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., and the program starts at 6 p.m. with a meal courtesy of the Brown County Farm Bureau. […] The post AgriLife Extension’s Brown County Ag Day set April 9 in Brownwood appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION -- A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, paper examines the causes and consequences of groundwater depletion throughout the U.S. with a focus on how this will affect agriculture -- the largest sector of groundwater use. The paper, “Aquifer Depletion and Potential Impacts on Long-term Irrigated Agricultural Productivity,” was co-authored […] The post New publication examines consequences of groundwater depletion to agriculture appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Center for Coffee Research will be hosting a two-day coffee class April 5-6 to teach participants coffee skills and the economic importance of coffee. The program will begin at 9 a.m. with three sessions each day in the Horticulture/Forest Science Building, or HFSB, Room […] The post Coffee class offered in College Station to learn more about morning cup of joe appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – Lessons learned in construction of protected agriculture systems, or high tunnels, kept Texas A&M AgriLife Research tunnels near Amarillo securely in place during the recent “bomb cyclone” that reached recorded wind gusts of 80-90 mph. Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in Amarillo, has spent the past four years building high tunnels […] The post Fortified ‘high tunnel’ growing structures withstand ‘bomb cyclone’ winds appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AUSTIN - It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for agricultural producers across the U.S. and Texas, according to experts. A room full of who’s who in Texas agriculture, including farmers and those […] The post Trade uncertainty, low commodity prices weigh on outlook for Texas farmers appeared first on AgriLife Today.