AgriLife Extension agent for Midland County named

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Ray Bader, 325-336-8585, rbader@ag.tamu.edu   MIDLAND – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Candace Carter as the new family and consumer sciences agent for Midland County. The announcement was made by Midland County Judge Mike Bradford and Ray Bader, AgriLife Extension district administrator at Fort Stockton. […]

Hale selected to receive Distinguished Achievement Award

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Dan Hale, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service meat specialist and professor in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University, has been selected to receive a 2014 Distinguished Achievement Award for Extension, Outreach, Continuing Education and Professional Development. The award is given by Texas A&M […]

AgriLife Extension names new Coke County agent

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Scott Durham, 325-653-4576, ms-durham@tamu.edu   ROBERT LEE – Morgan Runyan has been named the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources for Coke County. The announcement of her hiring was made by Coke County Judge Roy Blair and Scott Durham, AgriLife Extension district […]

Scheiner named viticulturist for Texas A&M AgriLife

COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Justin Scheiner has been named viticulturist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in College Station. He also will serve as assistant professor in the horticultural sciences department at Texas A&M University.            “This is a very exciting time to be involved with the Texas grape and wine industry. I look forward […]

Balboa named marine agent for Matagorda County

MATAGORDA — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s agent for coastal and marine resources in Matagorda County is Bill Balboa, according to Donnie Montemayor, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Corpus Christi. His appointment was effective March 17. Balboa, who has decades of experience in bay system ecology and coastal fisheries, is jointly serving the Texas Sea […]

AgriLife Extension hires new turfgrass specialist for Dallas region

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Travis Miller, 979-845-4008, td-miller@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Matthew Elmore has been hired as an assistant professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turfgrass specialist for the Dallas region. The announcement was made by Dr. Travis Miller, AgriLife Extension Service agronomist and Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences […]

AgriLife Extension hires agent in Briscoe County

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tanner Young, 806-823-2522, tanner.young@ag.tamu.edu SILVERTON – Tanner Young will be moving back home to Silverton as he takes the position of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Briscoe County. Young started March 17 and will complete AgriLife Extension’s First Step orientation training program […]

AgriLife Extension hires new agent in Haskell County

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DaLinda Black, 940-864-2546, dalinda.black@ag.tamu.edu HASKELL – DaLinda Black of Friona has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and consumer sciences agent for Haskell County, according to Miles Dabovich, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. Black began her training in Knox County on March 10 […]

Kreuter receives Society for Range Management award for research

Contact: Dr. Urs Kreuter, 979-845-5583, urs@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Urs Kreuter, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research rangeland scientist in College Station, received the Outstanding Achievement Award for Academia/Research at the 67th annual meeting of the Society for Range Management held recently in Orlando, Fla. The Outstanding Achievement Award is presented by the Society for […]

Chapkin and Savell honored as university distinguished professors at Texas A&M University

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences faculty among seven new honorees  Writers: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  Paul Schattenberg,  210-467-6575, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Robert Chapkin, 979-845-4426, r-chapkin@tamu.edu Dr. Jeffrey Savell, 979-845-3992, j-savell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Drs. Robert Chapkin and Jeffrey Savell, both faculty members in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University in […]