PANHANDLE – Sidney Atchley has accepted the position of family and consumer sciences agent with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Carson County. Atchley, a native of El Paso, recently completed an internship with AgriLife Extension while earning her bachelor’s degree in agricultural services and development from Tarleton State University in Stephenville. She said […] The post Atchley to fill AgriLife Extension agent role in Carson County appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANGELO – While many area cotton producers still have their hands full bringing in their 2016 crop, organizers of the Concho Valley Cotton Conference urge them to take a moment to pencil in March 7 on their calendar. That’s the day set for this year’s conference, said Josh Blanek, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […] The post Concho Valley Cotton Conference set for March 7 in San Angelo appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DALLAS -- A Green Infrastructure/Low-Impact Development Workshop will be held from 8:30 a.m.-noon Feb. 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 17360 Coit Road in Dallas. The workshop is sponsored by the Texas Water Resources Institute, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Nikki Dictson, AgriLife Extension program […] The post Green infrastructure, low-impact development focus of Feb. 2 workshop in Dallas appeared first on AgriLife Today.
STEPHENVILLE – Dr. Eunsung Kan sees his concept of a closed-loop dairy farm, which reuses wastewater, emits zero waste and powers itself on manure, as the future of sustainable animal farming. Kan, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research chemical and environmental engineer in Stephenville, said his concept could change the way dairies, swine and poultry farms […] The post Closed-loop concept could be the future of sustainable animal farms appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - A recent study examining the reasons why consumers pay higher prices for certain foods -- be it for fashion, social standing or to advance a healthier lifestyle -- revealed food costs may be too high for some consumers. Dr. Marco Palma, Dr. David Anderson and Meghan Ness, all with the department of […] The post Study examines social status in food purchasing habits appeared first on AgriLife Today.