Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 6 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6 in San Antonio for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Medina River watershed. The workshop is free and open to the public. The morning […]

Ellison Lecture Series speaker reviews horticulture industry future

COLLEGE STATION – The future of the horticulture industry may not hinge upon a single factor, but a collection of trends. Chris Beytes, editor of GrowerTalks and Green Profit magazines, was the featured speaker of the Ellison Chair in International Floriculture Distinguished Lecture Series at Texas A&M University. Beytes travels across the country reporting on […]

Yuan appointed Chair of Synthetic Biology and Renewable Products at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Joshua Yuan, professor in the department of plant pathology and microbiology at Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist, has been appointed as Chair of Synthetic Biology and Renewable Products. Dr. Clare Gill, interim executive associate dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M, made […]

Shafer appointed interim department head for Texas A&M ag leadership, education and communication

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Scott Shafer has been appointed interim department head of agricultural leadership, education and communication at Texas A&M University in College Station. The announcement was made by Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University and acting director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Shafer serves as […]

Institute to hold second water quality meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa Creek watersheds. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. at […]

Water well owner training set for Oct. 18 in Beeville

BEEVILLE — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, Well Educated training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Bee County Expo Center, 214 S. Farm to Market Road 351 in Beeville. The training is free and open to the public. Dr. Drew Gholson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and […]

Texas A&M AgriLife brings public health, conservation exhibitions to state fair

DALLAS — The agencies of Texas A&M AgriLife will converge at the State Fair of Texas through October with live demonstrations and teaching installations on food production systems, natural resource conservation, nutritious eating and youth education for healthier Texans, organizers said. A schedule of Texas A&M AgriLife’s State Fair attractions and locations is available at https://tinyurl.com/AgriLifeStateFair2018. […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Oct. 23 in Lampasas

LAMPASAS – 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. Oct. 23 in Lampasas for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Lampasas River watershed. The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, […]

Institute to host agricultural best management training Oct. 10 in Riesel

RIESEL — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Agricultural Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training on Oct 10. in Riesel for watershed coordinators and water professionals. The training is set for 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Riesel Lion’s Club, 1270 E. Frederick St. Nathan Glavy, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Olson, Jarvis inducted into Ag Economics Honor Registry

COLLEGE STATION – Mark Olson (’71) and Britt Jarvis (’85) are the newest inductees into the Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Economics Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry. The Honor Registry is named after Tyrus R. Timm, who led the department for 20 years during its rise to prominence in teaching, research and extension. Timm […]