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Texas A&M institute offers new land-use trend Web tool

COLLEGE STATION—The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources has recently added a new interactive Web tool to its Texas Land Trends website,, allowing users to access land-use information released in 2014, according to an institute official. The October 2014 Texas Land Trends report described key findings of changes in land use, ownership size […]

Fall Field Day set for Oct. 22 in Bandera

BANDERA — A Fall Field Day to be presented by the Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bandera County is slated Oct. 22 in Bandera. The event will be from 9-11:30 a.m. at Herbst Ranch, 3490 State Highway 470. “This program will emphasize several key land stewardship components,” […]

Pecos River study: Killing saltcedar does not increase streamflow

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576,   Contact: Dr. Alyson McDonald, 432-336-8585,   FORT STOCKTON – Saltcedar, an introduced species choking many Texas waterways, has long been a prime suspect in dwindling streamflows, but a Texas A&M AgriLife team has found that Tamarix, the plant in question, may have been falsely accused of that […]

Aggiefest livestock contest, horse judging workshop set for Oct. 24

Contact: Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, COLLEGE STATION – The 2015 Aggiefest Livestock Judging Contest and Aggiefest Horse Judging Workshop will be held Oct. 24. The livestock judging contest will be held at Louis Pearce Pavilion, 555 George Bush Drive West, in College Station. The horse judging workshop will be held at Freeman Arena located at 7802 […]

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