Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set for Nov. 10 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO —  The Texas Water Resources Institute and Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station along with Johnson Controls are coordinating an advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities Nov. 10 in San Antonio. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the San Antonio River Authority Wastewater Treatment Facility, 1720 Farm-to-Market Road 1516 […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 9 in Centerville

CENTERVILLE — The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m-4 p.m. Nov. 9 in Centerville for area residents interested in improving stream and riparian areas along the Navasota River. The morning session will be on the third floor of the County Annex II Building, […]

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences names outstanding alumni for 2016

COLLEGE STATION — Three former students have been chosen Outstanding Alumni,  and three others are being honored with the Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award by the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Outstanding Alumni honor went to Don Kaspar of Shiner, Dr. Fred Thornberry of College Station and Steven Lastovica of […]

Texas A&M family awarded Reserve American Breed Champion at State Fair of Texas

COLLEGE STATION – Right out of the chute, the Daniel family already has garnered far more success starting out in show cattle events than they initially expected. Dan Daniel, Texas A&M University Class of ‘99 and owner of D&D Moving and Storage in College Station, said he and his wife, Lindy, could hardly contain the […]

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences observes World Food Day

COLLEGE STATION – World Food Day, marked each year on Oct. 16, can look to universities and scientists to discover new and sustainable ways to feed the ever-growing global population, Texas A&M University officials said. The United Nations estimates the global population, currently more than 7.3 billion people, is growing steadily and is expected to […]

Ag technology focus of 28th Texas Plant Protection Conference Dec. 6-7

BRYAN – Agricultural technology will be the focus of the 28th annual Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec. 6-7 at the Brazos Center, 3232 Briarcrest Drive in Bryan. “We have an outstanding program that will give attendees the latest information on technology and agriculture,” said Dr. Betsy Pierson, association president and associate professor of horticultural […]

Texas A&M AgriLife scientist: ‘We are one step closer to finding a cure for Zika virus’

COLLEGE STATION – After millions of sequence scans, a group of scientists led by a Texas A&M AgriLife researcher say they are “one step closer” to finding a cure for the Zika virus. Dr. Sandun Fernando and three other scientists,have been modeling and testing a series of ligands, or molecules, that attach themselves to the […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 2 in Wheelock

WHEELOCK — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Nov. 2 in Wheelock. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.– noon at the Wheelock Bloodworth Community Center, 12403 S. Farm-to-Market Road 46. “The TWON program is for Texas […]

Texas Barbecue Town Hall Meeting scheduled Dec. 12 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – A Texas Barbecue Town Hall meeting organized to brief those involved in the commercial barbecue business is scheduled for Dec. 12 at Texas A&M University in College Station. “This is the third year for the Town Hall meeting,” said Dr. Jeff Savell, one of the leaders of the Texas barbecue program, as […]

Institute to hold first meeting on improving Lavaca River water quality on Oct. 24

EDNA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an Oct. 24 meeting in Edna for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect the Lavaca River watershed, said an institute associate. The free meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jackson County, […]