Verchot named resident director for Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center-Dallas

DALLAS – Dr. Jeanmarie Verchot has been named resident director for the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center-Dallas effective Dec. 1, according to Dr. Craig Nessler, Texas A&M AgriLife Research director in College Station.            Verchot was professor of entomology and plant pathology at Oklahoma State University.            “Dr. Verchot’s experience as a researcher as well […]

AgriLife Extension names new family, consumer sciences agent for Parmer County

FARWELL – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Wendy Case the new agent for family and consumer sciences in Parmer County. The joint announcement was made by Parmer County Judge Trey Ellis and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator in Lubbock. “We are happy to have Wendy join us here in the South Plains […]

Texas A&M faculty, students recognized at international meeting in Phoenix

COLLEGE STATION – Individuals from Texas A&M University are being recognized during the “Resilience Emerging from Scarcity and Abundance”  international annual meeting of the American Society of Agronomy, Crop Science Society of America and Soil Science Society of America. The annual meeting of the three societies will be Nov. 6-9 in Phoenix, Arizona, with more […]

Cargill to fill AgriLife Extension agent position in Throckmorton County

THROCKMORTON – Kloey Cargill of Oklahoma City has accepted the position of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent in Throckmorton County. Her first day is Oct. 17. She will spend the next month in Baylor County training in the First Step program before starting in Throckmorton County full time. “We look […]

AgriLife Extension names new Brown County family and consumer sciences agent

BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service named Courtney Levens the new family and consumer sciences agent in Brown County effective Nov. 7. The announcement was made by Brown County Judge E. Ray West, III, and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension district administrator in San Angelo. “We are very pleased to have Courtney join us […]

AgriLife Extension names Mandi Seaton to West Region post

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Mandi Seaton the new family and consumer sciences regional program leader for the agency’s West Region effective Oct. 1. The announcement was made by Dr. Susan Ballabina, AgriLife Extension executive associate director at College Station. Seaton will be headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences awardees honored

COLLEGE STATION — Almost 20 faculty, staff and students were recognized for their achievements in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during a  ceremony Sept. 29 at the AgriLife Center in College Station. “The faculty and staff honored this year are part of the reason that our students, our research and […]

AgriLife Extension engineer awarded double honors during summer meeting

LUBBOCK – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service engineer who said she much prefers nominating colleagues for honors, received two of her own during the 2016 Annual International Meeting of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers in Orlando, Florida. Dr. Dana Porter was recognized during the July meeting with the Professional Engineers Institute […]