Hurricane Hanna delivers blow to South Texas Hurricane Hanna came and went with little fanfare but left South Texas with almost $400 million in direct and indirect damages to agriculture, according to a report by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Samuel Zapata, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension economist, Weslaco, and contributor to the report, said Hurricane Hanna... Read More → The post Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 11, 2020 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Science-based program getting positive results statewide Lawncare doesn’t just affect lawns — it can also impact the water quality in local watersheds. The Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters, or HLHW, program is helping residents better understand that connection to improve water quality and save time and money. Now in its fourth year, this science-based community education... Read More → The post Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters program helps Texans save water, money appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Inspection, cleaning, exclusion all part of pantry pest protection While almost no one has bats in their belfry anymore, bugs in the pantry are still a fairly common sight. However, having insect pests in your pantry doesn’t automatically mean you’ve been negligent about keeping your pantry in order. Sometimes the sneaky little creatures find their... Read More → The post What to do if you have bugs in your pantry appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AgriLife Extension event for teens, parents The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present Unbound’s Human Trafficking Prevention webinar at 6 p.m. Sept. 3. The online event is free, but preregistration is required. Unbound is an international anti-human trafficking organization and their webinar is geared toward teens and their parents or caregivers. It will cover... Read More → The post Human Trafficking Prevention webinar set Sept. 3 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AgriLife Program available online The Outstanding Extension Program Award for Project was presented to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Rancher’s Leasing Workshop Team at the Western Agricultural Economics Association, WAEA, virtual awards ceremony recently. The AgriLife Extension team consists of Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, agriculture law specialist, Amarillo; and Greg Kaase, Ph.D., agricultural economist and... Read More → The post Rancher’s Leasing Workshop Team wins national award appeared first on AgriLife Today.