Early Friday morning, we headed out to Canyon’s annual 4th of July celebration. There was a great turnout! We met residents from the Canyon/Amarillo area, Lubbock area, and even one from Brazil! Most of the residents had no idea how much water they used per day. Their guesses ranged from 20 gallons a day to … More July 4th in Canyon
Day 1: We had so much fun at Agronomy Camp in Dimmitt last week! Castro County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension did a wonderful job putting on the camp, and had a great turnout! There were around ten kids on both days, with ages ranging from six to twelve. When we arrived on Monday, the campers … More Agronomy Camp in Dimmitt
We enjoyed a cool and breezy morning in Lockney yesterday at the Texas Alliance for Water Conservation field walk. The farm we visited belonged to Eddie Teeter, outside of town on Highway 378. The Lockney area of Floyd County has received around seven inches of rainfall since May 22. Teeter’s field was set up with … More TAWC Field Walk (June 11, 2014)
We had a bus load of visitors all the way from Ropesville, Texas, today! They took a field trip to our Lubbock office, where they learned about the water district and water conservation. The students came to the office eager to learn, and we had a blast teaching them! About 32 students listened to the … More Saving Water and Money With Ropes’ Students
We had a great time in Crosbyton at Kows, Kids, and More on Friday! We were joined by other agencies like Texas Farm Bureau, Texas Parks and Wildlife, and Plains Cotton Growers. We taught approximately 300 fourth and fifth graders from Crosby County about water conservation in and around the home. Students had to guess … More Kids, Kows, and More-Crosbyton
Groundwater supplies water to the Texas High Plains. How do we get to that water? This video covers the basics of water well drilling.
No matter what you already knew about sorghum, you would have most likely learned everything you needed to know at Sorghum U in Levelland this past Tuesday. The day-long event hosted by the High Plains Journal, Sorghum Checkoff, Sorghum Partners and Crust Buster/Speed King, covered a wide variety of topics, not one of which left … More Sorghum U- Levelland