Klemm named development officer for Texas A&M’s agriculture, life sciences

 Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Mark Klemm of College Station has been named assistant vice president of development for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University, according to Dr. Mark Hussey, vice chancellor and dean. “Mark has been an exceptional fundraiser and an asset for Texas A&M throughout his career,” Hussey […]

Daigle joins Texas A&M animal science as its new animal welfare expert

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Courtney Daigle, 979-862-9171, cdaigle@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Courtney Daigle, who specializes in animal welfare, has joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the department of animal science at Texas A&M University in both research and teaching roles. Daigle has an extensive background in both animal care and handling […]

Texas A&M Plant Breeding Symposium set for Feb. 18

On-campus and webinar attendance offered Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Brian Pfeiffer, pfeiffer@tamu.edu  or pbsymposium@gmail.com COLLEGE STATION – Healthier Food for a Healthier World, the second annual Texas A&M Plant Breeding Symposium, will be presented Feb. 18 by Texas A&M University graduate students. The one-day research conference is open to the public and will […]

Watershed planning efforts continue for Navasota River

Discussion will focus on area downstream of Lake Limestone COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Water Resources Institute, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board are hosting two watershed meetings in February for anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Navasota River and its watershed […]

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop set for March 3 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. March 3 in Lampasas. The free program is for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Lampasas River watershed, coordinators said. The workshop’s morning session will be at the Texas Farm Bureau, […]

Water quality training Feb. 17 will focus on Highland Bayou watershed

LA MARQUE – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and water management related to the Highland Bayou watershed will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 17 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Galveston County. The office is located at 4102 Main St., also known as Farm-to-Market Road 519, in La […]

Baltensperger recognized with Vice Chancellor’s Award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Baltensperger, 979-845-3041, dbaltensperger@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. David Baltensperger, head of the Texas A&M University department of soil and crop sciences in College Station, has received the Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for administration. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes the commitment and […]

Castillo-González receives Vice Chancellor’s Award for graduate research

Contact: Claudia Marcela Castillo-González, 979-845-1012, castillo.cm@gmail.com COLLEGE STATION – Claudia Marcela Castillo-González of College Station has received a Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in the graduate student research category. The honor was presented Jan. 14 during the 2016 Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence Ceremony in College Station. Castillo-González is a graduate assistant […]

Botchlett receives Vice Chancellor’s Award for graduate student teaching

COLLEGE STATION — Rachel M. Botchlett, a graduate student in the department of nutrition and food science at Texas A&M University, has received the Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence for graduate student teaching. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes the commitment and outstanding contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M […]

Chapkin receives Vice Chancellor’s Award for research

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Robert S. Chapkin, distinguished professor in the department of nutrition and food science, has received a Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence in the research category. The Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence recognizes the commitment and outstanding contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife. The award was presented Jan. 14 […]