BRENHAM – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and management related to the Mill Creek watershed will be from 1-5 p.m. Jan. 26. The workshop will be in the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1385 Old Independence Road in Brenham. It will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas […] The post Water quality training Jan. 26 in Brenham to focus on Mill Creek watershed appeared first on AgriLife Today.
FORT WORTH — A Dec. 15 course, Green Stormwater Infrastructure: Permeable Pavement, offers comprehensive instruction for using environmentally sound permeable pavements, which allow rainwater to pass through their surfaces and into the ground, replenishing precious water resources, organizers said. Course participants at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden will learn about permeable pavement benefits, design, maintenance […] The post Permeable pavements course in Fort Worth offers hands-on instruction appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DALLAS — Pest control professionals from companies in Utah, Georgia, New York and across Texas converged in Dallas for three days to train alongside Texas A&M AgriLife Extension entomologists on controlling rodent infestations. “We were especially pleased to get Dr. Bobby Corrigan, one of the top rodentologists in the country, to reinvent his New York […] The post National pest control pros scurry to Texas Rodent Academy appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – Special training will be required in 2018 for new dicamba formulations applied on tolerant cotton and soybean crops, according to Environmental Protection Agency labeling revisions. The Texas Department of Agriculture has approved training and certification administered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, BASF and Monsanto for use of the new dicamba formulations. To […] The post AgriLife Extension to offer three trainings for dicamba-tolerant cotton, soybean use appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DALLAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, from Jan. 23 – Feb. 28, will conduct the first simultaneous training of all its health and wellness outreach volunteers across the state. The 40-hour statewide training is for AgriLife Extension’s Master Wellness Volunteer Program, which trains Texans to help educate the public on wellness and preventive […] The post AgriLife Extension to train all Texas wellness volunteers at once appeared first on AgriLife Today.