COLLEGE STATION – Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. China has set 25 percent tariffs on billions of dollars in U.S. goods, including commodities such as cotton, sorghum, […] The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 14, 2018 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Twenty-three youth and two adult chaperones from Japan recently visited Texas as part of the States’ 4-H International Exchange. “The youth delegates are staying with Texas families all over the state,” said Dr. Darlene Locke, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service youth development specialist with the recreation, park and tourism sciences department at […] The post States’ 4-H International Exchange brings 23 Japanese youth to Texas appeared first on AgriLife Today.
LA MARQUE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Galveston County in partnership with Texans Recovering Together will present a half-day conference called “A Disaster-Resilient Community: Reclaiming Mental, Physical and Financial Health” on Aug. 25 in La Marque. The conference is free and will be from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the AgriLife Extension office, […] The post Disaster-resilient communities focus of Aug. 25 conference in La Marque appeared first on AgriLife Today.
CANADIAN - The Hemphill County Mini-Ag Conference, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held Sept. 10 in the Hemphill County Exhibition Center, Sand Sage Room, 10865 Exhibition Road, Canadian. Registration will start at 8 a.m. with coffee and doughnuts, with the program starting at 9 a.m. Lunch will be provided by […] The post Hemphill County Mini-Ag Conference set Sept. 10 in Canadian appeared first on AgriLife Today.
BAIRD – Noxious plant control, water development and fencing are all on tap for the Callahan County Range Field Day to be conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Sept. 18 in Baird. The field day opens with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by the program from 9 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Individual registration is […] The post AgriLife Extension sets Callahan County Range Field Day for Sept. 18 appeared first on AgriLife Today.