Dr. Elsa Murano receives honors for Texas A&M AgriLife leadership

COLLEGE STATION – For decades, Texas A&M AgriLife has been recognized as a leader in agriculture production, processing and food safety. Helping continue that tradition has been Dr. Elsa Murano, who has received three distinctive honors recently. Womeninc. magazine has named Murano as part of its 2018 Most Influential Corporate Board of Directors, while Latino […]

Texas Farm Credit to sponsor Texas A&M ag economics entrepreneurship symposium

COLLEGE STATION –Texas Farm Credit will sponsor the annual Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program symposium, a signature event of the Texas A&M University department of agricultural economics, according to program coordinators. The agribusiness entrepreneurship program at Texas A&M teaches students business startup principles and conceptual planning. Many of the program’s graduates have launched businesses based on plans […]

Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for Nov. 29 in Belton

BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29 in Belton. Coordinators said the workshop is for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Lampasas River watershed area. The morning session will be at the […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab to showcase technology at Nov. 16 open house

COLLEGE STATION – Eye tracking, facial expressions and other human emotions are integral parts of consumer purchasing studies and other social science evaluations conducted by the Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory. The research lab will host an open house from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Centeq Building, 1500 Research Parkway, Suite 221 in College […]

Texas A&M biochemistry major leads student ‘pitch’ team at SEC competition.

COLLEGE STATION — A team led by a Texas A&M University biochemistry graduate student recently competed in a Southeastern Conference contest hosted by Texas A&M, where they pitched their wastewater treatment and carbon capture platform. Daniel Browne, a biochemistry graduate student set to graduate from A&M in December, led the team. His graduate research has […]

Water quality training Dec. 11 in Jonesboro to focus on Leon River

JONESBORO – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Leon River will be held from 1-5 p.m. Dec.11 at the Jonesboro Community Center, 11625 Texas  Highway 36 in Jonesboro. It is free and open to anyone interested in improving water quality in the region. The workshop is presented by the Texas […]

Well owner network offers screening Nov. 5 in Mason

MASON — The Texas Well Owner Network invites Mason area residents to have their well water screened Nov. 5 in Mason. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Mason County, 505 Moody St. It is presented by AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute in partnership […]

Texas A&M’s O’Leary named president of National FFA officer team

COLLEGE STATION – Luke O’Leary, an agricultural leadership and development major at Texas A&M University, has been elected national president on the 2018-19 National FFA officer team. O’Leary graduated from San Luis Obispo High School, California, in 2016. He also served as the California FFA president last year. As president of the national FFA, O’Leary […]

Texas A&M’s Baltensperger named to USDA advisory board by Ag Secretary Perdue

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. David Baltensperger, head of the department of soil and crop sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, has been named by Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue to serve on the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education and Economics Advisory Board. Baltensperger is one of 10 members named to the Advisory Board. The […]

Mill Creek partnership meeting Nov. 5 in Bellville to focus on rainwater harvesting

BELLVILLE — The Mill Creek Watershed Partnership will host a meeting focusing on rainwater harvesting from 6-7:15 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Austin County, 20 S. Holland St., Bellville. There is no cost to attend the program. Sign in and refreshments will be at 5:30 p.m. and the […]