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  • GLOBE program provides national, international experiences for 4-H youth
    Feb 11GLOBE program provides national, international experiences for 4-H youth

    Activities aim to open youth’s eyes to hunger, poverty and humanitarian action COLLEGE STATION — Texas 4-H has announced a new international program, Global Leadership Opportunities Beyond Education, or GLOBE, a comprehensive two-tiered citizenship and leadership program for 4-H members in grades 6-12. “The program is designed to engage intermediate and senior 4-H youth to […]

  • Agronomic, irrigation management key to maximizing corn yields
    Feb 11Agronomic, irrigation management key to maximizing corn yields

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – While producers cannot control the environment during the growing season, they can control the agronomics and irrigation, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. Bell, speaking at the High Plains Irrigation Conference and Trade Show recently, said […]

  • Rekindled interest in prescribed fire sparks AgriLife Extension agent training
    Feb 11Rekindled interest in prescribed fire sparks AgriLife Extension agent training

      Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu    Contact: Dr. Morgan Russell, 325-653-4576, morgan.russell@ag.tamu.edu    SAN ANGELO – A rekindled interest in the use of prescribed fire as a tool for rangeland management has led a range expert to bring her agency’s personnel up to speed on the ancient practice. Dr. Morgan Russell, Texas A&M AgriLife […]

  • Free health screenings, mascot battle highlight AgriLife Extension health event
    Feb 10Free health screenings, mascot battle highlight AgriLife Extension health event

    EDINBURG – Who’s healthier, Mission High School’s eagle or Economedes High School’s jaguar? The Mascot Challenge will pit local school rivalries to decide whose sideline-roaming, costumed mascot is in better shape, according to organizers of a county health initiative that will officially launch later this month. The Walk Across Texas/Healthy South Texas Kickoff will be […]