Advanced metering infrastructure training set for Nov. 30 in Waco

WACO —  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. 30 in Waco. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Brazos River Authority, 4600 Cobbs Drive. Seating is limited to 45 people. […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set Nov. 29 in Wylie

WYLIE — 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. 29 in Wylie. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at North Texas Municipal Water District, 505 E. Brown St. Seating is limited to […]

Fire summit slated for Dec. 7-9 in Manhattan, Kansas

MANHATTAN, KANSAS — The Fire Summit 2016: Changing Fire Regimes, a regional conference on fire science in the Great Plains, is set for Dec. 7-9 at the Hilton Garden Inn Conference Center in Manhattan, Kansas. “This meeting is for all landowners, fire managers, firefighters and agency personnel who work with fire in the Great Plains,” […]

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 […]

Advanced metering infrastructure system workshop set for Nov. 9 in Cypress

CYPRESS  –  An advanced metering infrastructure system training for water utilities personnel is set for Nov. 9 in Cypress. The free workshop will be from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Richard and Meg Weekley Community Center, 8440 Greenhouse Road. Seating is limited to 45 people. Participants should preregister for the event at http://nrt.tamu.edu/ami by Oct. 31. […]

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 […]

Texas Coastal Watershed Program releases WaterSmart video series

HOUSTON — A series of videos to educate homeowners about low-maintenance, low-cost and low-impact landscaping techniques has been released by The Texas Coastal Watershed Program, a partner of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Sea Grant College Program at Texas A&M University. Five brief WaterSmart landscaping videos are available at http://watersmart.tamu.edu/watersmart-videos/. WaterSmart […]

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, […]

Texas A&M agricultural teaching, research, service celebrates 140th year

COLLEGE STATION — Mention the name “Kyle” around Texas A&M University and one automatically thinks of Aggie athletics and the football field at College Station. But Kyle also should be given an “A” for his role in steering agriculture in the early years of Texas A&M. Across the nation in the post-Civil War era, agriculture […]