Texas well-owner training set for Feb. 19 in Round Rock

ROUND ROCK — Anyone interested in private water well management in the San Gabriel River watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Feb.19 in Round Rock. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Community Room at the Jester Annex, 1801 East […]

Forestry internship expands university, grade school students’ natural resources understanding

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Vogel, 979-845-5580, Jason_vogel@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – University students from across the nation interested in forest science can come to Texas A&M University for a summer of hands-on research and, in turn, take their new knowledge and share it with middle and high school students. The exchange of […]

Future Texas A&M crop breeding to place greater emphasis on marker-assisted technology

Expert: Advanced technology needed to feed and clothe growing population Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Baltensperger, 979-845-3041, dbaltensperger@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research crop scientists will make a strong push in the coming years to increase food and feed production using marker-assisted breeding programs, according to […]

Camp Brisket draws all walks of life to learn finer points of Texas’ most popular cut for barbecue

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – From doctors and computer information technologists to restaurant owners, 2015 Camp Brisket participants learned the finer points of cooking one of the most popular barbecue cuts found throughout Texas. Dr. Jeff Savell, distinguished professor in the department of animal science  at Texas A&M University, led the camp […]

Texas well-owner training set for Feb. 5 in Navasota

NAVASOTA– Anyone interested in private water well management in the Navasota River watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Feb.5 in Navasota. The workshop is being offered through collaboration with the Texas Small Farmers and Ranchers Community Based Organization. The training, which is free and open to the public, is from 8:30 […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Research honors Srinivasan with Faculty Fellow title

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, 979-845-5069, r-srinivasan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, Spatial Sciences Laboratory director at Texas A&M University and a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, was honored with the title of Research Faculty Fellow at the recent Texas A&M AgriLife Awards Ceremony in College Station. AgriLife Research established […]

Texas A&M cotton study identifies fiber length, strength traits

Ongoing effort to utilize genotyping in cotton breeding advancements Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Wayne Smith, 979-845-3450, cwsmith@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences department and Texas A&M AgriLife Research are looking at using molecular tools as a solution to the world cotton market’s demand for longer, stronger fibers […]

Well-owner training set for Jan. 28 in Seguin

SEGUIN — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Jan. 28 in Seguin. The workshop is being offered to area private water well owners through collaboration with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from […]

Texas Comptroller Hegar praises Texas A&M AgriLife service to state

COLLEGE STATION – New Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar told more than 600 people at the Texas A&M AgriLife conference this week that their example of honesty, character and integrity is what makes state legislators willing to listen to requests aimed at helping people across the state. Hegar, a former state senator from Houston, said information […]

Texas well-owner training set for Jan. 27 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO — Anyone interested in private water well management in the Upper San Antonio River watershed is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Jan. 27 in San Antonio. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1–5 p.m. at the Good News Lutheran Church, 11020 Old Corpus […]