Texas A&M AgriLife bids farewell to Vice Chancellor, Dean Mark A. Hussey

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Mark A. Hussey is quick to credit the people of Texas A&M AgriLife for his successful nine years as vice chancellor and dean for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University. “You are only as good as the people around you, and I will tell you that I’ve had absolutely […]

Goals established for Texas A&M animal science beef programs

COLLEGE STATION — Over the past decade, dramatic weather changes such as drought and parasites have created a set of new challenges for Texas beef cattle producers. In response, Texas A&M University’s department of animal science head Dr. Cliff Lamb hopes to tap into scientists and specialists within the department and both Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas A&M University International Beef Academy to debut

COLLEGE STATION – Applications for the inaugural Texas A&M University International Beef Academy are being accepted. The academy, available exclusively online, will begin in September and continue through July 2019. “The International Beef Academy will offer an exclusive, customized and advanced learning experience tailored to the educational and professional needs of each participant,” said Dr. […]

Water quality training March 7 in Bryan will focus on Navasota River

BRYAN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Navasota River will be held from 1-5 p.m. March 7 at the Stella Hotel Celeste Ballroom, 4100 Lake Atlas Drive in Bryan. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for March 1 in Conroe

CONROE–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. March 1 in Conroe for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the San Jacinto River watershed. The morning session will be at the Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, 655 Conroe Park […]

Additional free testing available for private water well owners affected by Hurricane Harvey

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others are collaborating to offer another set of free water testing opportunities Feb. 14-15 for private well owners in areas affected by floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey. Dr. Diane Boellstorff, AgriLife Extension water resource specialist, College Station, said water from a flooded well should not be used […]

Texas A&M hires new leader of agriculture college, agencies

COLLEGE STATION — The Board of Regents of The Texas A&M University System unanimously voted Thursday to hire a nationally recognized leader in nutritional science and a member of the National Academy of Sciences to lead Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the System’s agriculture agencies. As the incoming vice chancellor […]

Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration program workshop set for Feb. 21 in Lewisville

LEWISVILLE – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 21 in Lewisville for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Dallas area. The morning session will be at the Upper Trinity Regional Water District, 900 N. Kealy St. The afternoon session […]

Water quality training to be presented Feb. 15 in Palacios

PALACIOS – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Carancahua Bay and Tres Palacios watersheds will be held from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 15 at the First United Methodist Church, 209 Lucas Ave., Palacios. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water […]

Cedar Bayou water quality training rescheduled for Feb. 8

MONT BELVIEU – Due to inclement weather, the Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Cedar Bayou originally scheduled for Jan. 17 is postponed to Feb. 8, program coordinators said. “The rescheduled workshop time and location will be the same; only the date will be different,” said Michael Kuitu, Texas A&M AgriLife […]