Pigg began his new position April 15, and is located in the Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences department at College Station.
The TWON program provides private water well screenings and wellhead protection educational trainings to private water well managers.
Pigg, a native of Brownfield, earned his bachelor’s degree from Southwestern University and a master’s degree from Texas Tech University in Lubbock. He worked for eight years as an AgriLife Extension associate in the soil and crop sciences department before spending almost four years as an AgriLife Extension county agent in Real County.
Funding for TWON is through a Clean Water Act nonpoint source grant provided by the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The project is managed by the Texas Water Resources Institute, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, AgriLife Extension and the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Through the application of science-based knowledge, AgriLife Extension creates high-quality, relevant continuing education that encourages lasting and effective change.