South Central

20th annual Pesticide CEU Conference set for Pecos County, Texas

The Pecos County, Texas, Annual Pesticide CEU Conference is set for Nov. 16 in Fort Stockton. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service event has been held for the last 20 years. The conference will be at... more »

South and Central Texas cool-season crops look promising; prices up

While prospects for cool-season crops in South and Central Texas look positive, increased production costs and pandemic-related challenges will likely have a negative impact on pricing and producer profitability, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.... more »

Six-month Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge kicks off

The Third Annual Viva Fresh Clean Eating Challenge is finally here and ready to change more lives. After two successful years where participants have lost over 650 pounds and gained years to their lives, the... more »

Pioneer NMSU horticulturist inducted into national ag hall of fame

After a two-year delay, Fabián García, a Mexican immigrant whose research at New Mexico State University helped influence agriculture nationwide, was inducted into the National Agricultural Center’s Hall of Fame in Kansas on Oct. 23,... more »

Groundwater and irrigated agriculture sustainability study led by UC Davis

Researchers from the University of California, Davis, have been awarded a $10 million grant by the USDA's National Institute of Food and Agriculture to find ways to sustain irrigated agriculture while improving groundwater quantity and quality... more »

Former president and CEO of the Texas Produce Association, McClung, dies

John McClung, former president and CEO of the Texas Produce Association (predecessor to TIPA), died Saturday, Oct. 2 in South Texas. McClung was a leader not only for the Texas produce industry, but for all... more »

Economically, environmentally effective Texas IPM outreach targeted by grant

Pest management outreach to both rural and urban audiences in Texas will be expanded and improved thanks to a federal grant awarded to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extenson Service. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The... more »

Texas A&M AgriLife turns up heat on US hot pepper market

New hot pepper agronomic practices and technologies could help rejuvenate the U.S. market and help reduce production costs for producers. Kevin Crosby, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research professor with Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of... more »

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