Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Jan. 31 in Texarkana

TEXARKANA–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 31 in Texarkana for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Sulphur River Basin watershed. The morning session will be at the Truman Arnold Student Center of Texarkana College, 2500 […]

AgriLife Research study finds new target for controlling cell division

COLLEGE STATION — Modern genome sequencing methods used to measure the efficiency of synthesis of individual protein during cell division has found that the enzymes that make lipids and membranes were synthesized at much greater efficiency when a cell is ready to split. That is a conclusion of collaborative research published this month in the […]

Tedeschi, Tomberlin earn Faculty Fellow distinction at Texas A&M AgriLife conference

COLLEGE STATION – Two Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists were named Faculty Fellow during the 2017 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference in College Station.         The Faculty Fellow title given to Dr. Luis Tedeschi and Dr. Jeffery Tomberlin are permanent and become a part of the individual’s title. AgriLife Research established the Faculty Fellows Program in […]

Texas A&M AgriLife presents Vice Chancellor Award in Excellence honors

COLLEGE STATION – Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence honors were presented to several statewide faculty and staff of Texas A&M AgriLife during a ceremony Jan. 9 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station.         The awards were given to 14 individuals and three teams with a total of 16 members. Officials said the […]

Capital Farm Credit receives AgriLife Extension’s Partnership Award

COLLEGE STATION – Capital Farm Credit has received a 2017 Partnership Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Dr. Doug Steele, AgriLife Extension director in College Station, said the partnership award recognizes vital alliances with agencies, organizations and others beyond the Texas A&M University System. Presented Jan. 10, recipients were cited for dedicated collaboration […]

Superior Service Awards presented at Texas A&M AgriLife conference

COLLEGE STATION – Select faculty and staff of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service received the agency’s Superior Service Award during a ceremony Jan. 10 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. From across the state, 17 individuals as well as eight teams with a total of 79 members were recognized. AgriLife Extension […]

Pasture management program set for Feb. 17 in Overton

OVERTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold an East Texas Pasture Management Program Feb. 17 in Overton. The program begins with registration at 12:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $25 per person if preregistered by Feb. 15 or $35 the […]

Texas beef industry mourns loss of Frank Litterst

COLLEGE STATION – Frank Litterst Jr., whose colorful teaching style of beef cattle production hit home with more than 7,000 Aggie students and hundreds of Texas beef cattle producers spanning two decades, died Dec. 26. He was 94. Known by his students as “Mr. Frank,” Litterst was described by colleagues as a living legend for […]