Increased fire activity in Colorado, Arizona, Alaska, New Mexico, Florida Twenty-five Texas A&M Forest Service personnel and operational fire resources, including two engine crews, are currently deployed to out-of-state wildfire incidents in Colorado, Arizona, Alaska, New Mexico and Florida. With increased fire activity occurring in multiple geographic areas across the country, resources from around the... Read More → The post Texas A&M Forest Service personnel mobilized for out-of-state wildfires appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Online program covers range of management topics A free online webinar for pecan growers featuring a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert will be held from 6-8 p.m. June 28. The webinar will be available via the Zoom meeting platform. The registration link is https://bit.ly/3gLzn0f. Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent with a... Read More → The post Pecan growers to gain insight in June 28 webinar appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory prepares for increase in test submissions following emergency order The state veterinary diagnostic laboratory, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, TVMDL, stands ready for the increase in chronic wasting disease, CWD, testing needs due to an increase in CWD cases in Texas. Due to the most recent detection of... Read More → The post Testing for chronic wasting disease appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M study to develop management strategies, stocking density guidelines Space and exercise could be almost as important as food and water to the successful development of beef heifers raised in drylots, and quantifying that importance is the aim of a planned study by a Texas A&M University Department of Animal Science researcher in the College of Agriculture... Read More → The post Space, exercise may be critical to drylot beef heifer reproduction appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Niche market for ranch-raised beef on the rise Direct beef purchases from the farm continue to be an emerging trend as consumers want to know both the story and faces behind the products they are purchasing, according to an expert. At the recent Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Stiles Farm Field Day, producers learned more... Read More → The post Beef with a story to it appeared first on AgriLife Today.
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