AgriLife Extension hires Petty as new Childress County agriculture and natural resources agent

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Zeb Petty, 940-937-2351, zeb.petty@ag.tamu.edu CHILDRESS – Zeb Petty has been hired to fill the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent position in Childress County, according to Miles Dabovich, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. “We are looking forward to having Zeb on the District 3 […]

Ansley recognized as Texas A&M Regents Fellow

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jim Ansley, 940-552-9941, jansley@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Jim Ansley, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research rangeland ecologist at Vernon, has been named a Regents Fellow by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. The board established the Regents Fellow Service Awards in 1998 to recognize exceptional service by […]

AgriLife Extension names new state sheep and goat specialist

Dr. Reid Redden to be headquartered at San Angelo Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ronald Gill, 979-845-3579, cell-817-233-3164, rgill@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Dr. Reid Redden has been named the new state sheep and goat specialist and associate professor for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, according to Dr. Ronald Gill, AgriLife Extension livestock […]

AgriLife Extension names new Schleicher County agent

  Charles Redman takes agriculture/natural resources post   Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, mj-gibbs@tamu.edu   ELDORADO – Charles Redman will become the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Schleicher County effective Feb. 2, according to Schleicher County Judge Charley Bradley and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension […]

Peter McGuill to lead V.G. Young Institute of County Government

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Peter McGuill, 979-845-4572, pjmcguill@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Peter McGuill has been tapped as director of the V.G. Young Institute of County Government effective Feb. 1, according to Dr. Jeff Ripley, interim associate director-county operations for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, which oversees the institute. The Texas Legislature […]

Smith named Texas A&M AgriLife Research Faculty Fellow

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Stephen Smith, Regents professor and research scientist in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University, has been named a 2014 Faculty Fellow by Texas A&M AgriLife Research. The Faculty Fellows Program was established in 1998 to acknowledge and reward exceptional research faculty within the […]

AgriLife Extension names new Lamb County agent

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Michael Clawson, 806-746-601, m-clawson@tamu.edu LITTLEFIELD – Graham Henley is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Lamb County. The announcement naming Henley to the post was effective Jan. 5, and was made by Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach and Michael Clawson, AgriLife […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Research honors Srinivasan with Faculty Fellow title

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, 979-845-5069, r-srinivasan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Raghavan Srinivasan, Spatial Sciences Laboratory director at Texas A&M University and a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, was honored with the title of Research Faculty Fellow at the recent Texas A&M AgriLife Awards Ceremony in College Station. AgriLife Research established […]

Harris County Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program receives Superior Service Award

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program, or EFNEP, for Harris County has received a Superior Service Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The award, the highest bestowed by the agency, recognizes AgriLife Extension faculty and staff members who provide outstanding performance in education or to […]

Holiday Classic team receives AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A hands-on educational livestock exhibiting event for youth, parents and volunteers has received a Superior Service Award from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The Holiday Classic has served AgriLife Extension’s District 8 as a showcase event where 4-H and FFA families can bring cattle, lambs, swine […]