Understanding how to control ‘jumping’ genes

COLLEGE STATION – A team of Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Research scientists have made a new discovery of how a single protein, Serrate, plays dual roles in controlling jumping genes. The work will greatly help scientists manipulate gene expression for breeding better crops as well as design a more efficient therapeutic strategy for […]

71st annual Beaumont rice field day July 12

BEAUMONT – Emerging Technologies for Texas Rice will be the theme for the 71st annual field day July 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at Beaumont, 1509 Aggie Drive. The free event begins with field tours at 8 a.m., an indoor program at 10:45 a.m. and a noon barbecue luncheon. The afternoon organic […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training July 12 in Seguin

SEGUIN — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training with the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Watershed Partnership on July 12 in Seguin. The free event will be from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Irma Lewis Seguin Outdoor Learning Center, 1865 U.S. […]

Williamson County Land Expo set for July 18

GEORGETOWN — The 2018 Williamson County Land Expo is slated for July 18 in the training room of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office, 3151 S.E. Inner Loop in Georgetown. Sign-in registration for the expo will be from 7:15-8 a.m. with presentations to follow. The program will conclude around 3 p.m. and lunch is […]

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