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  • 1. “The Uvalde Research Center’s mission is to create knowledge andtechnology that result in efficient and profitable intensive agriculturaland urban management systems while maintaining balance between the environment and social prosperity.”
  • 2. June 1975PHOTO PRESENTED .. In memory ofClint W. Bracher, this photograph of the Texas A&M campus was presented to the Texas A&M University Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Uvalde.
  • 3. Maximizing Cotton Production
  • 4. Conserving Underground Resources
  • 5. Analyzing antioxidants (carotenoids) in response to irrigation practices for melons and spinach
  • 6. ARTICHOKE: A new specialty crop for Texas
  • 7. FacultyIn action…..
  • 8. Faculty In action
  • 9. Improving Drip Irrigation & Stand Establishment - Onion TEW Transplants TEW - Direct Seeded Drip 2” deep Drip 6” deep
  • 10. Enhancing production of quality wildlife
  • 11. Improving Irrigation Efficiency
  • 12. Staking vines destined for grape Pierce’s disease plot work, AgriLife Center, Uvalde
  • 13. Combating Pierce’s disease of Grapes Insect sticky traps Identifying insect vectors Insect Trap HedgeMowing vineyard plots Symptoms of Pierce’s Disease
  • 14. Habitat improvement Aging deer for better herd management Wildlife nutritionStudents learn quail management Wildlife and disease transmission
  • 15. Hunting behavior of nocturnal predators
  • 16. < Measuring feed intake for nutritional studiesRefining prediction of antler quality >
  • 17. < Evaluating rose flower quality (diagnosing physiological disorders due to temperature and radiation)Studying water and nutrient use > efficiency in intensively-grown ornamental greenhouse crops
  • 18. Measuring water use in established landscape trees Assessing quality of nursery-grown trees and their posterior landscape establishment
  • 19. State Representatives Tracy King, John Kuemple, Pete Gallego discuss state issues at the County Commissioner’s Court Conference held at the Uvalde Center in December 2011. Educational sessions were provided during the County Commissioners Court Conference
  • 20. Rainwater Reveille 2012Rainwater catchment & groundwater conservation
  • 21. Rainwater Reveille 2012Rainwater catchment & groundwater conservation
  • 22. Pecan Field Day
  • 23. Childrens Vegetable Garden Program at the Botanical Gardens
  • 24. Childrens Vegetable Garden Program at the Botanical Gardens