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From left to right: Kaitlyne Davis, CEA-4H;  Pam Ward, Receptionist;  Melissa Veliz, BLT; Fred Hall, CEA-Ag/NR;  Carol Guthrie, Ag Secretary/County Liaison;  Brooke Boyd, 4H- Program Assitant;  Chelsea Stevens, CEA-FCS

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  • Food shortages could be most critical world issue by mid-century
    Apr 18Food shortages could be most critical world issue by mid-century

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The world is less than 40 years away from a food shortage that will have serious implications for people and governments, according to a top scientist at the U.S. Agency for International Development. “For the first time in human history, food production will be limited on a global scale by the availability […]

  • Back-to-back grain grading workshops set May 6-7 in Amarillo
    Apr 17Back-to-back grain grading workshops set May 6-7 in Amarillo

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Steve Amosson, 806-677-5600, samosson@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The 25th consecutive year of grain grading workshops hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will include two one-day trainings May 6-7, according to Dr. Steve Amosson, AgriLife Extension economist. Each day will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. followed by […]

  • ‘The Housing Bomb’ seeks to change priorities
    Apr 17‘The Housing Bomb’ seeks to change priorities

    New book examines altering the housing/environment mind-set   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, Contacts: Dr. Tarla Rai Peterson, tarlarai@gmail.com Dr. Nils Peterson, 919-229-9519, http://www4.ncsu.edu/~mnpeters/ Dr. Jianguo Liu, 517-432-5025, liuji@msu.edu   COLLEGE STATION – If the authors of a recently published book have their way, “keeping up with the Joneses” may have more to do with who […]

  • Geographic Information Systems training course set for May 13-14 in College Station
    Apr 17Geographic Information Systems training course set for May 13-14 in College Station

    COLLEGE STATION–The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources will conduct an Introduction to ArcGIS 10 training course May 13-14 in College Station. The course will be 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. both days in Room 200 of the Centeq Building, 1500 Research Parkway in Texas A&M University’s Research Park. The course teaches the range of functionality […]

  • Spring Beef Cattle Workshop slated for May 16 in Bandera
    Apr 17Spring Beef Cattle Workshop slated for May 16 in Bandera

    BANDERA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Agriculture and Natural Resource Committee for Bandera County will present the “Spring Beef Cattle Workshop” from 3-6 p.m. May 16 in Bandera. The program will begin at the Mansfield Park Recreation Center, 2886 Highway 16 North, and conclude at  the Flying A Ranch. “With low inventory numbers […]