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New ag extension agent appointed
by Bain Serna
Mar 25, 2014 | 167 views | 0 0 comments | 6 6 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Jared Alewine
Jared Alewine
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KARNES CITY – Jared Alewine was made the new Karnes County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources, officially beginning his duties and responsibilities this month on March 3.

“I am very excited to be joining Texas A&M AgriLife in Karnes County,” said Alewine of his recent appointment as extension agent. “This is my first position with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. I look forward to working with the public, both youth and adults, to help strengthen the entire extension program within Karnes County.”

As extension agent Alewine will conduct educational programs and provide assistance to the agricultural producers of the Karnes County area. Alewine will also be directly involved with the youth 4-H programs of Karnes County, assisting with all 4-H youth activities, programs, shows and contests.

A very broad range of the types of educational programs that will be conducted by Alewine as extension agent will range from things such as information on estate planning, to popular forages grown in the area, to water quality, among others.

“These are just examples of programs that can be conducted for the public,” said Alewine. “I am available to the public for any questions they may have.”

Alewine will also work to provide assistance to agriculture producers in Karnes County in areas such as pond preparation, what types of crops to plant in certain areas, condition scores of livestock, pest and weed control, and more.

Alewine grew up in Ellis County and is from Ennis.

Alewine graduated from Tarleton State University in 2011 with a Bachelor’s degree in Agriculture Extension and Industry.

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office is based in Karnes City at 115 North Market.
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