Nine project leaders will advance IPM in nursery crops, tomato and other settings

This year, researchers will find more sustainable ways to grow southern pea, experiment with interseeding cover crops with cash crops to control glyphosate-resistant weeds, and explore ways to support nursery production and other agricultural production. Nine research and extension specialists will lead projects over the next year with funding from IPM Enhancement grants. Continue reading

Ornamental plant and turf conference scheduled Feb. 12 in Amarillo

by: Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&M AgriLife

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas Department of Agriculture will conduct the annual ornamental plant and turf conference Feb. 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. followed by the first presentation at 9 a.m., said Austin Voyles, AgriLife Extension agricultural and natural resources agent for Potter County. Continue reading