COLLEGE STATION – Most sorghum producers around the state experienced lower sugarcane aphid populations than the previous two years, with some help from nature, growing conditions, technology and adequate preparation, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Danielle Sekula, AgriLife Extension integrated pest management entomologist, Weslaco, said damages the previous two growing seasons had […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 19, 2017 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - A new international beef initiative is underway by the Texas A&M University department of animal science, emphasizing research and educational activities related to cattle adapted to subtropical and tropical climates. Dr. Cliff Lamb, department head, said two new faculty positions have been created to lead this effort. The initiative includes establishing a […] The post International beef initiative launched by Texas A&M animal science appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – When producers showed up to the annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage sorghum silage tour near Bushland, little did they know they would be getting a muffin and a nutrition education. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist in Amarillo, added Lizabeth Gresham, AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Potter County, […] The post Sorghum silage field day adds nutritional education to crop production appeared first on AgriLife Today.
NEW BRAUNFELS -- Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Sept. 26 in New Braunfels. The training is being offered to area private water well owners in collaboration with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership. The training, which is free and open to the public, […] The post Water well owner training set for Sept. 26 in New Braunfels appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AXTELL - Live cattle demonstrations, a ranch tour and ribeye steak dinner will be the featured activities at the Centex Beef Cattle Symposium Sept. 29 at the Swinging B Ranch, 1652 Kirkland Hill Road in Axtell. Cost is $25 and RSVP is requested by Sept. 22 by calling 254-757-5180. One general Texas Department of Agriculture […] The post Centex Beef Symposium Sept. 29 at Swinging B Ranch in Axtell appeared first on AgriLife Today.