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  • AgriLife Extension offers management options for sugarcane aphids in the High Plains
    Feb 07AgriLife Extension offers management options for sugarcane aphids in the High Plains

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, ebynum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists are trying to help producers prepare for the likelihood of the sugarcane aphid on the Texas High Plains in 2016. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist in Amarillo, said after 2015’s infestation, the agency’s entomologists in […]

  • Series of spring gardening, landscaping seminars set for San Antonio
    Feb 07Series of spring gardening, landscaping seminars set for San Antonio

    SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Bexar County Master Gardeners volunteer organization will hold a series of free spring gardening seminars in San Antonio. The seminars will be presented by David Rodriguez, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Bexar County. Seminar names, times, locations and descriptions for the presentations are: — Spring Cleanup […]

  • Rice experts worldwide to convene in Galveston March 1-4
    Feb 06Rice experts worldwide to convene in Galveston March 1-4

    Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Lee Tarpley, 409-752-2741, ltarpley@tamu.edu Dr. Ted Wilson, 409-752-2741, lt-wilson@aesrg.tamu.edu GALVESTON — More than 400 rice scientists, industry representatives, consultants and growers are expected to gather in Galveston March 1-4 for the 36th Biennial Rice Technical Working Group meeting at Moody Gardens in Galveston, officials said. “We’re expecting scientists […]

  • Klemm named development officer for Texas A&M’s agriculture, life sciences
    Feb 06Klemm named development officer for Texas A&M’s agriculture, life sciences

     Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Mark Klemm of College Station has been named assistant vice president of development for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University, according to Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean. “Mark has been an exceptional fundraiser and an asset for Texas A&M throughout his career,” Hussey […]