Who is Peter Cottontail?

March 30, 2018 0
By Jessica Crabtree  The Easter holiday makes you think of colorfully decorated eggs, Easter dresses, candy and of course the Easter bunny. But how did the Easter bunny come to be associated with the Christian […]

The Rolling Plains Quail Research Ranch

March 28, 2018 0
By Russell A. Graves “We’ll start a fire on both sides of this field and it will eventually burn together,” says Dale Rollins as we ride his side-by-side utility vehicle along the ranch’s interior roads […]

[AgriLife Today] Texas Crop and Weather Report for March 17, 2018

March 28, 2018 0
By: Adam Russell Most planted sorghum fields in good shape, unplanted areas dealing with drought Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-845-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Sorghum fields have been planted in much of the […]

Australia’s First Lady Of Racing

March 27, 2018 0
By Samantha Hall Sept. 2, 1954, the leading trainer in Australian racing, Tommy J. Smith, and his wife Valerie welcomed their brand new baby daughter Gabriel into the world. She would be known as Gai. […]

[AgriLife Today] Drones help researchers monitor dryland wheat

March 26, 2018 0
By: Kay Ledbetter Panhandle’s moisture-deficient winter offers prime drought-tolerance measurements Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jackie Rudd, 806-677-5600, jcrudd@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research dryland wheat variety nursery near Bushland is being monitored […]

Texas Tarpon

March 26, 2018 0
By Russell A. Graves  The sun was just peaking over the water when we launched from the boat ramp near Rockport. Beautiful and calm, the waters of Aransas Bay sit behind the expansive San Jose […]

Meanwhile back at the ranch…

March 25, 2018 0
By Rayford Pullen I’m so happy spring is here I can’t stop grinning. Bull decisions are made this time of year that can impact our herds for the next 10 to 20 years if we […]

Grazing North Texas — Prickly Pear

March 24, 2018 0
By Tony Dean  We would be hard pressed to find a plant on North Texas grazing lands that has a more beautiful flower but at the same time has a more aggravating presence than the […]
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