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  • Drones being honed to help farmers grow better crops
    Jul 29Drones being honed to help farmers grow better crops

    WESLACO  —  Farmers will be using drones in the near future to monitor and improve their crops to help feed a hungry world, say Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists who are now developing the technology. “Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, will soon play a major role in meeting the challenges of feeding a growing global […]

  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles workshop set Aug. 17-18
    Jul 29Unmanned Aerial Vehicles workshop set Aug. 17-18

    College Station training to focus on remote plant phenotyping Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A “High-Throughput Plant Phenotyping and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles” workshop is scheduled Aug. 17-18 at the Gates Ballroom, Room 2400, in the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University Campus, College Station. Registration is limited to 250 people […]

  • Mary, Mary – or Ron – how does your garden grow?
    Jul 29Mary, Mary – or Ron – how does your garden grow?

    Vegetable raising tips for the High Plains offered at 4 workshops in Amarillo Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ron French, 806-677-5600, rdfrench@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – A home-size garden might not be the traditional workplace for a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service plant pathologist, but Dr. Ron French is spending some extra time this year […]

  • Feral Hog Management Workshop set for Sept. 4 at Brazos County Expo complex
    Jul 29Feral Hog Management Workshop set for Sept. 4 at Brazos County Expo complex

    Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dusty Tittle, 979-823-0129, c-tittle@tamu.edu BRYAN – A Feral Hog Management Workshop will be offered from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at the Brazos County Expo complex, 5827 Leonard Road in Bryan. The program is free, but $15 for a catered lunch. RSVP for the meal by Aug. […]