Category: Lifestyles

Emerald Ash Borer Moves South

The invasive Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been confirmed in Grayson, Hill, Hood, McLennan, and Palo Pinto counties in Texas, posing a significant threat to ash trees across the state. Texas A&M Forest Service is intensifying monitoring efforts and implementing quarantines to curb the spread of this destructive pest, emphasizing the importance of early detection and community collaboration in combating its impact. Residents are urged to report any sightings or signs of EAB infestation to help protect the state’s valuable ash tree population.

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‘Tis The Season For Wildlife Encounters

Discover why it’s crucial to resist the urge to intervene with juvenile wildlife encounters in Texas. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension experts caution that well-meaning actions can often cause more harm than good, emphasizing the importance of leaving wildlife undisturbed. Learn how understanding natural behaviors and legal considerations can ensure the safety and well-being of Texas’s diverse wildlife population.

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Grilling Season Kicks Off With High But Stable Meat Prices

Get the scoop on the Summer 2024 Meat Prices report by Texas A&M Department of Agricultural Economics experts, revealing expected price shifts for beef, pork, and poultry during grilling season. Anticipate slight increases in beef and pork offerings like ground beef and pork chops, while chicken cuts such as boneless breasts are projected to see a decrease in costs. Stay informed on how market dynamics and production challenges influence consumer prices for summer cookouts.

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Lantana Camara Varieties Named Newest Texas Superstars

Discover the newest Texas Superstar plant, Lantana camara varieties, renowned for their stunning blooms and resilience in the scorching Texas heat. With an array of colors and growth habits, these low-maintenance beauties thrive in full sun and attract pollinators, making them a perfect addition to any summer landscape or container garden. Elevate your garden with the vibrant charm and enduring performance of Lantana camara, the latest star of Texas horticulture.

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New Texas A&M Report Gives Insights On Future Beef, Pork, Chicken Prices

Get ahead of the grill this summer with Texas A&M’s meat price predictions! Their latest report from the Department of Agricultural Economics unveils anticipated changes in beef, pork, and chicken prices, aiding consumers in savvy budget planning for their barbecues. With insights into market trends and seasonal demands, this study ensures your summer cookouts stay deliciously affordable.

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