Category Archives: AgriLife Today

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Women’s Natural Resource Conference

Bennett Trust Women’s Natural Resource Conference. For more information please visit:  

Versatile Wool

Versatile wool can beat the heat and keep you cool.  

Grazing Leases

An overview of grazing leases in Texas.  

Sustainable Aquaponics

A commercial grower talks about his system near San Antonio.  

Market Outlook for Corn and Grain

Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015.

New Gardening Radio Program

Saturday mornings from 7-9 a.m. on 710 Talk Radio in McAllen, TX.  

Fly Trap for Spotted Wing Drosophila

Learn how to build a trap for this vinegar fly.

Garden of Greatness

Part of a five-year urban food desert pilot program for Bexar County, TX.  

Designer Potatoes

Designer spuds that meet the time constraints and unique tastes of a younger generation.  

Quail Pro uses Social Media

Dr. Dale Rollins discusses his use of social media.  

Controlling Nematodes

Learn the benefits of fungal endophytes.  

Renovations to Pastures

Rainfall in South Central Texas has prompted beef producers to consider renovations to pastures.  

Wheat Research and World Hunger

Feeding 9 billion people by 2050 will require scientific and technological advances in the area of agriculture.  

Aggressive Sugarcane Aphids

Sugarcane Aphids in South Texas are moving from grain sorghum to corn and sugarcane crops.  

Wheat Streak Mosaic

Learn to correctly identify Wheat Streak Mosaic and save wasted water.  

Messy Diapers Yield Nutrition Clues

Messy diapers help show nutrition needs for premature, full-term babies.  

Kids & Kows & More

The program introduces urban kids to agriculture and its importance in daily life.  

Strawberries in South Texas?

Strawberries could join the list of hardy winter fruit and vegetable crops grown in South Texas.  

Mysterious Pest of Grain Sorghum

How sugarcane aphids threaten multi-billion dollar grain sorghum crops in Texas and other states.  

Using Drones to Detect Wheat Disease Spread

How researchers are using drones across wheat fields to help producers make better irrigation decisions.  

Managing Zebra Chip Disease in Potatoes

Research studies using alternative controls to manage Zebra Chip disease in potatoes.

Exploring the Texas A&M Gardens and Greenway

This project serves as an outdoor classroom providing experiential learning for many academic disciplines.

Spread the Word About Agriculture

DuPont pioneer leader encourages students to “Spread the Word” about agriculture.

Food Deserts in Harris County

Helping people overcome a lack of grocery stores by teaching them to grow their own food and cook healthy meals.

Beef Producers and Replacement Cattle

The historic drought has probably led to the 32 percent decline in Texas beef cattle, but there are other factors decreased inventory levels.

Texas A&M AgriLife Center Goes Green

Simple measures can drastically reduce the amount of pollutants that wind up in a watershed.

Trinity River Reborn

Working with landowners along the Trinity River to help water quality and quantity.

Sick Plant Clinic

This lab in Texas can tell you what’s ailing your plant.

2012 East Texas Star Show Series

Texas youth learn more about properly showing their livestock projects.

Your Trees Have Something to Say, Listen Up

Dr. Appel discusses the impact of the 2011 drought on Texas trees.