Plants & Crops

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a wide variety of programs, brochures, field days and one-pagers to help Texans with agricultural crop production, whether that is a food crop or specialty crop. Experts can be located across the state to advise on plant needs and best management practices.

Related Departments: Soil and Crop Sciences, Horticultural Sciences, Agricultural Economics, Entomology

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Soil, Water, and Forage Testing Lab

The Soil, Water and Forage Testing Laboratory is part of the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and The Texas A&M University System.
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Plants & Crops

Publications

Publication

Persimmon trees are small, easy to grow, and adapted to most of Texas. Their colorful fall foliage and attractive, bright-orange fruit make them excellent fruit trees to incorporate into the landscape.

Publication

This textbook for the HORT-CO-003 Viticulture Concepts and Practices Course introduces students to the concepts and practices of viticulture as well as management practices used by grape producers.

Publication

Created by teachers, this multifaceted garden, nutrition, and physical activities curriculum is evidence-based and academically rich.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
Program

The course is a four-day course designed for turf professionals and enthusiasts looking to expand their knowledge of turfgrass systems and best management practices.

Program

The Plant Pathology (PLPM) Extension program provides services across Texas through subject-matter specialists in areas of plant health management, plant diseases, plant-microbe interactions and environmental sciences.

Program

NCPN-Roses is a network of scientists, educators, state and federal regulators that act together to ensure that rose budwood and rootstock is clean and available.

Courses

Course

This course provides access to videos, webpages, and printed materials that teachers need to guide students through the Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go program.

Course

This course is designed for landowners and pesticide applicators who are looking for aquatic vegetation management techniques or CEUs. During this course, you will learn why aquatic vegetation is problematic, how to manage it, prevention methods, and effective forms of control and mode of action.

Course

This course is designed to assist pest management companies in training new employees. By taking this course, apprentices and other employees will have the opportunity to receive 20 hours of in-depth training required by the Texas Department of Agriculture Structural Pest Control Service.

Red River Crops Conference

Planning for success – Crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains.

All Resources on Plants & Crops

  • Publication

    Persimmon trees are small, easy to grow, and adapted to most of Texas. Their colorful fall foliage and attractive, bright-orange fruit make them excellent fruit trees to incorporate into the landscape.

  • Course

    This course provides access to videos, webpages, and printed materials that teachers need to guide students through the Learn, Grow, Eat, & Go program.

  • Course

    This course is designed for landowners and pesticide applicators who are looking for aquatic vegetation management techniques or CEUs. During this course, you will learn why aquatic vegetation is problematic, how to manage it, prevention methods, and effective forms of control and mode of action.

  • Course

    This course is designed to assist pest management companies in training new employees. By taking this course, apprentices and other employees will have the opportunity to receive 20 hours of in-depth training required by the Texas Department of Agriculture Structural Pest Control Service.

  • Publication

    This textbook for the HORT-CO-003 Viticulture Concepts and Practices Course introduces students to the concepts and practices of viticulture as well as management practices used by grape producers.

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