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High tunnel value proven in High Plains vegetable production – AgriLife TodayAgriLife Today

AMARILLO – High tunnels at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research station near Bushland have made a difference between having a vegetable crop and not having one. “Texas A&M AgriLife Research is really trying to reinvigorate their vegetable program, putting extra effort into production across the state,” said Dr. Charlie Rush, AgriLife Research plant pathologist in […]

Research shows protein on U.S. native grasslands in decline 

TEMPLE – There is an alarming trend on America’s rangelands due to grazing and changing climate, and it’s already costing producers almost $2 billion annually, according to recently published work by a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist in Temple. Dr. Jay Angerer, an AgriLife Research rangeland ecologist at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension […]

New Texas A&M AgriLife facility trains pest control pros – AgriLife Today

DALLAS – A new training facility for pest management professionals has opened its doors at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Dallas, where entomologists converted a graduate student dormitory into what they now call “ground zero for pest control training in Texas.” The facility is called IPM Experience House after the science-based approach […]

Don’t forget to include animals when preparing for emergencies – AgriLife Today

COLLEGE STATION — June is National Pet Preparedness Month, providing an opportunity for people to learn how to plan for pet safety during a disaster or emergency, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. “If you need to evacuate your home due to a disaster or other emergency, it’s important to also consider what you […]