COLLEGE STATION – While Halloween is a fun and exciting time for children, it can also be a dangerous one, especially if they are on the streets or in poorly lit or unfamiliar neighborhoods. “There are many potential dangers for children out trick-or-treating,” said Bev Kellner, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program manager in family and community […] The post Help make Halloween less scary for trick-or-treaters appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – Unique data for forage sorghums, including varying feed values and management needs of different hybrids, is coming out of a Texas A&M AgriLife trial being conducted near Bushland. “On the Texas High Plains, forage sorghums are a very good fit with the livestock industry, especially as dairy and beef cattle forage needs increase […] The post Forage sorghum management, hybrids determine silage value appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – One in four Texas children is food insecure, meaning they don’t always know where their next meal is coming from, according to a 2015 U.S. Department of Agriculture report. To help address this problem, the Texas Department of Agriculture and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are working to connect food-insecure children […] The post Partnership seeks volunteers to battle food insecurity appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Soybean producers had a hit-or-miss growing season this year as the timing of arid conditions and rain factored heavily into yields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife experts. Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains and oilseed specialist, College Station, said timing was everything for soybean producers. Neely said soybean […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report — Oct. 25 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
WESLACO — The second and third workshop in a series designed to help new, small acreage South Texas agricultural producers will be held Oct. 26 and Oct. 27, according to organizers. Both free workshops will be held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco, 2401 E. U.S. Highway 83, near the […] The post Organic production, aquaponics workshops slated in Weslaco appeared first on AgriLife Today.