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Winter Garden producers discuss issues at Texas A&M AgriLife center in Uvalde

UVALDE – At a recent briefing and presentation at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde, center personnel met with area producers to discuss critical issues facing the agribusiness and produce sector in the Texas Winter Garden, plus new opportunities for vegetable crops regionally and statewide. “Some of the areas we addressed […]

Red River Crops Conference set for Jan. 20-21 in Altus

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, Contacts: Stan Bevers, 940-552-9941, ALTUS, Oklahoma – Challenges, obstacles and profitability potential facing agriculture producers don’t recognize state boundaries, so Texas and Oklahoma officials along the Red River are once again offering regional farmers and ranchers a two-day agricultural conference. “Planning for Success – Crop production information designed for […]

From the Ground Up: Connecting Agriculture and Health program set for Jan. 5 in Waco

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, Contact: Dana Tarter, 940-552-9941, WACO – From the Ground Up: Connecting Agriculture and Health, a special program set for Jan. 5 at the Waco Convention Center, will address key issues facing Texas agriculture and food production abroad, according to organizers. “The program will introduce professionals and consumers to the […]

AgriLife Extension entomologists: Expect invaders as weather gets colder

DALLAS – With temperatures dropping, many Texas residents likely will be getting some unwanted guests in their homes around the holidays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service pest management experts. “This time of year, squirrels, as well as raccoons, will try to make nests in attics,” said Janet Hurley, AgriLife Extension program specialist in […]

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