AMARILLO – The wheat may be planted, but there’s still a lot of work to do to maximize production, whether for forage, grain or both, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. Managing irrigation, in-season fertility, diseases and weeds will be critical for wheat producers who already face low crop […] The post Winter wheat management critical to spring production appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Students from Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston recently toured Texas A&M University in College Station to get a firsthand look at campus life. Coordinators said the visit was made possible by a grant to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from the Children, Youth and Families At Risk program […] The post Harris County prep school students get firsthand look at Texas A&M appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Master Naturalist Program, affiliated with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has scheduled next year’s spring volunteer training classes, said the program’s assistant state coordinator at College Station. “The training classes will be conducted by 26 of the program’s chapters across the state for volunteers wanting to learn about natural […] The post Texas Master Naturalist spring training sessions announced appeared first on AgriLife Today.
BRYAN - Unmanned aerial vehicles, autonomous tractors and other technologies will continue to emerge as producers meet world food needs in the near and distant future, according to experts. Those experts believe technology will continue to emerge and make possible giant leaps throughout the next decade as agriculture industries and producers work to meet world […] The post Big data is coming to agriculture appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LUBBOCK – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has set the District 2 Livestock Ambassadors Steer, Swine, Lamb and Goat Showmanship Clinic for Dec. 17 at the Texas Tech Animal Science Facility Arena in Lubbock. The arena is located at 1248 Indiana Ave. Robert Scott, AgriLife Extension agent in Lubbock County, said the program will […] The post AgriLife Extension sets livestock showmanship/feeding clinic Dec. 17 in Lubbock appeared first on AgriLife Today.