Farber, Kezar named to Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research 2020-2023 cohort Two students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University were named fellows in the 2020 Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research (FFAR) Fellows Program. Charles Farber, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, and Sarah Kezer, Department of Soil and... Read More → The post Two Aggies among 2020 cohort for national fellows program appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Haying, grazing protection available Pasture, Rangeland and Forage, or PRF, insurance is a risk policy designed to provide annual protection for farmers and ranchers who rely on forage products to support their cattle operations, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “In the face of uncertain weather conditions, insurance becomes a critical component in... Read More → The post Rancher’s risk management insurance offered, sign-up deadline Nov. 15 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 20, 2020 Texas remained sixth in the nation for honey production in 2019, and is home to thousands of overwintering hives that contribute to the nation’s agricultural economy each growing season, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Molly Keck, AgriLife Extension... Read More → The post Texas honey production tops 7.4 million pounds appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Open to youth third grade to seniors The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Erath County will be hosting a series of Horse Show Preparation Clinics in November, December and January. The series is designed for youth from the third grade to high school seniors. Auditors and parents are welcome to attend at no charge.... Read More → The post Horse Show Preparation Clinics to begin Nov. 7 in Erath County appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Learn anytime with AgriLife Extension’s course Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is helping Texans explore beekeeping anytime through an online course – Beekeeping 101. The four-hour online course for beginners will cover beekeeping basics, including how to start a beehive. Cost is $45.50 per person. Participants will learn how to raise bees in their backyard... Read More → The post Beekeeping 101 online for beginners appeared first on AgriLife Today.