Applications for the 2020 Lubbock County Master Gardener Intern Class Program are now being accepted through Feb. 15 online at http://www.lubbockmastergardeners.org/. The program is designed to train volunteers to help increase the availability of horticultural information and extend horticultural projects throughout Lubbock County. Lubbock County Master Gardener Association is a non-profit educational and volunteer service... Read More → The post Lubbock Master Gardener Intern class applications now being accepted appeared first on AgriLife Today.
The annual Southwest Beef Symposium, jointly hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, will be Jan. 22-23 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 550 S. Buchanan St., Amarillo. Exploring Beef Marketing Opportunities is the theme of this year’s conference. Registration is $75 by Jan. 19 and $85... Read More → The post Southwest Beef Symposium set Jan. 22-23 in Amarillo appeared first on AgriLife Today.
As wild pig territory expands into city limits, public health and safety concerns increase Whether you call them wild pigs or feral hogs, they are no longer just a rural problem, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Wild pigs cause more than $52 million in agricultural damage in Texas annually, said John... Read More → The post Wild pigs increase their urban and suburban area sprawls appeared first on AgriLife Today.
After a record start to 2019, wool prices declined as uncertainty in the market made price speculation for buyers iffy, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert. Ronald Pope, Ph.D., AgriLife Research director of the Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Research Lab, San Angelo, said wool prices are still good, but trending downward after... Read More → The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – Dec. 11, 2019 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Whether on social media or in farming circles, many questions linger about glyphosate, better known as Roundup, and a link to cancer. “It’s hard to know what to believe, but it’s important to make sure the information you receive is based on good science,” said Scott Nolte, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state weed... Read More → The post Glyphosate myths, facts addressed appeared first on AgriLife Today.