College of Agriculture and Life Sciences honors outstanding alumni 

Annual Legacy and Leadership Banquet brings together alumni, donors and scholarship recipients to celebrate success Six alumni from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences received awards for their hard work and dedication following their time at Texas A&M University during a Nov. 15 ceremony held at the Brazos County Expo Center in Bryan.   Former […]

Rooted in research 

FUNDS FOR FUTURE GROWTH While not Aggies by degree, Begnaud said Olsak and his wife, Sally, embodied the Aggie spirit and were very appreciative of their rewarding partnership with Texas A&M. The couple chose to show that appreciation by giving a cash contribution to the Texas A&M Pecan Endowment during Olsak’s lifetime, and another planned […]

Water well owner training set for Dec. 9 in Brenham

A Texas Well Owner Network training has been set for Dec. 9 in Brenham. Well Educated training will be presented from 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Washington County Fair Grounds Sales Facility, 1305 E. Blue Bell Road. It is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and […]

Cold weather and your plants: how to prepare for winter 

Whether winter is around the corner, or an artic blast is blowing in, get tips and tricks for taking care of your plants during cold weather Before cold weather freezes your plants, learn how to prepare your plants for winter and temperatures that drop below freezing. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist for horticulture, […]

Longtime Texas A&M potato breeder Creighton Miller dies

Creighton Miller, Ph.D., plant breeder and professor in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at Texas A&M University, has died after a long bout with cancer. He was 79. Miller has been recognized throughout the years for his research contributions to the U.S. potato industry. More than 25 years ago, he was recognized by the U.S. […]

Millions of monarch butterflies killed on Texas highways

Texas A&M works to protect monarchs on Texas roads, and they need your help Monarch butterflies are moving south through Texas on their annual autumn migration to overwintering sites in Central Mexico, but millions die in collisions with vehicles while flying low across Texas highways. Monarch numbers have declined about 82% over the last 23 […]

Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory opens in College Station

The dedication and opening of the Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory was held recently in College Station and will be housed in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Horticultural Sciences. “This is such a great day for us as we are able to take a giant leap […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 19 in Lincoln

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Lincoln Community Hall, 1066 Main St. in Lincoln. Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the program is […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 14 in Groesbeck

A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1–5 p.m. Nov. 14 at the Limestone County Courthouse, 200 W. State St. in Groesbeck. The Well Educated training is free and open to the public. Joel Pigg, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and TWON coordinator, College Station, said the TWON […]

Public invited to meeting on water quality of Neches River tributaries

The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality and the Angelina and Neches River Authority will host a meeting Nov. 22 in Lufkin for anyone interested in water quality impairments in Jack, Cedar, Hurricane and Biloxi creeks, tributaries of the Neches River below Lake Palestine. The meeting will be at 10 […]