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  • Little Ruby alternanthera named newest Texas Superstar plant
    Jul 31Little Ruby alternanthera named newest Texas Superstar plant

    Selection is smaller, thicker and fuller version of Joseph’s Coat Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The ground cover plant, Little Ruby alternanthera has been named the newest Texas Superstar plant. “A lot of old-timers will probably recognize this group of plants as ‘Joseph’s Coat,’” said David Rodriguez, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

  • Backyard chickens topic of Aug. 6 programs in Austin, San Marcos
    Jul 31Backyard chickens topic of Aug. 6 programs in Austin, San Marcos

    AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present programs on raising backyard chickens Aug. 6 in Austin and San Marcos. The programs are part of AgriLife Extension’s Backyard Basics initiative, which promotes healthy living through home-based food production, preparation and preservation. One of these programs — Backyard Chickens — will be from held […]

  • Brush management webinar Aug. 6 will address unintended consequences
    Jul 31Brush management webinar Aug. 6 will address unintended consequences

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Wayne Hanselka, 361-960-9102, wayne@trminternational.net COLLEGE STATION – The “Unintended Consequences of Brush Management” will be the topic of the Aug. 6 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. The webinar is a part of the Texas Range Webinar […]

  • Researchers: Second phase of dama gazelle study will focus on social interactions
    Jul 30Researchers: Second phase of dama gazelle study will focus on social interactions

    UVALDE – In a second phase of research, scientists from Second Ark Foundation and Texas A&M AgriLife Research are again collaborating — this time to find out more about the social interactions of dama gazelles. Dr. Elizabeth Cary Mungall, science officer for the Second Ark Foundation in Ingram, and Dr. Susan Cooper, an AgriLife Research […]