Prescribed fire used as cost-effective way to manage land Texans are using prescribed fire more than ever to manage land and mitigate wildfires. A recent statewide survey found that 402,017 acres were treated with prescribed fire in Texas during 2018. That’s an increase of nearly 50,000 acres from the previous year, due to Texans using... Read More → The post Record number of acres treated with prescribed fire in Texas appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Spearkers at the Hemphill County Beef Conference will discuss the latest in ranch management practices. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter) The post AgriLife Extension’s Hemphill County Beef Conference set April 28-29 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
On Jan. 13, Melvin Atkinson began his new role as director of the Texas 4-H Conference Center on Lake Brownwood. The Texas 4-H Conference Center, owned by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is a 78-acre conference and retreat center. It hosts a variety of summer youth camps and, during the remainder of the year,... Read More → The post Atkinson becomes new director of Texas 4-H Conference Center appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Program will address pecans, stone fruit, berries, more The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Hill Country Master Gardeners will present a Fruit Tree Management Seminar Feb. 29 at the Kerr County Youth Event Center, 3785 Texas Highway 27 in Kerrville. Day-of registration will begin at 12:30 p.m. with the program to conclude by 5... Read More → The post Fruit Tree Management Seminar set for Feb. 29 in Kerrville appeared first on AgriLife Today.