Category Archives: Conference

Field-day planned Aug. 30 in Chillicothe

By: Kay Ledbetter Soil and Crop Sciences contacts: Dr. Emi Kimura, Dr. Paul DeLaune,   The Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, will be Aug. 30. The field day activities will focus on many of the cotton trials at the AgriLife Research Chillicothe Station, 1340 Farm-to-Market Road 392, south of Chillicothe. “It is an important year for cotton production in Texas as new technologies came onto the market,” said Dr. Emi Kimura, Texas A&M AgriLife… Read More →

Texas A&M faculty, students recognized at international meeting in Phoenix

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, COLLEGE STATION – Individuals from Texas A&M University are being recognized during the “Resilience Emerging from Scarcity and Abundance”  international annual meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America. The annual meeting of the three societies will be Nov. 6-9 in Phoenix, Arizona, with more than 4,000 attendees expected. The annual awards are presented for outstanding contributions to agronomy through education, national and international service, and research. “It reflects the stature of our… Read More →

The 3rd annual Bennett Trust Resource Stewardship Conference

In 1914, R. E. Dickson admonished landowners “Don’t pray for rain if you can’t take care of what you get.” At the 3rd annual Bennett Trust Resource Stewardship Conference held in Kerrville April 14 and 15, Steve Nelle, Natural Resource Conservation Service (retired), explained to the gathered landowners that land stewardship is the backbone for sustaining land and water in Texas. “Stewardship is not just a list of practices for a landowner to consider,” Nelle stated. “It is a deep respect and appreciation for the land. It is… Read More →

Bennett Trust Land Stewardship Conference April 14-15