Institute to hold meeting on water quality Feb. 6 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a Feb. 6 meeting on improving water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa creeks watersheds that feed into Matagorda Bay. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be at 1 p.m. at the Victoria County 4-H Activity Center, 259 Bachelor […]

AgriLife Research, Australia Department of Agriculture and Water Resources enter partnership

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Australia’s Department of Agriculture and Water Resources have entered into a cooperative research initiative to promote food, water security and international development. Dr. Patrick Stover, AgriLife Research director, and Australian Ambassador to the U.S.,  Joe Hockey, signed the agreement at the Texas A&M AgriLife Center on the […]

Institute to hold water quality meeting Feb. 19 in Rogers

ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Feb. 19 in Rogers for anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas […]

AgriLife Conference looks at past, present, future of agriculture

COLLEGE STATION – The 2019 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference commenced recently at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station. The conference brought together all Texas A&M AgriLife agencies  — Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Texas A&M Forest Service and the College of Agriculture […]

Ibrahim earns Texas A&M honor as Regents Professor

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Amir Ibrahim, Texas A&M AgriLife Research wheat breeder and tenured professor in the Texas A&M University department of soil and crop sciences in College Station, was honored as a Texas A&M Regents Professor recently in College Station. The Texas A&M Board of Regents established the Regents Professor Awards program in 1996 […]

Stelly awarded Cotton Biotechnology Award by Cotton Incorporated

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University’s Dr. David Stelly was selected as the recipient of the 2018 Cotton Biotechnology Award at the Plant and Animal Genome Conference recently in San Diego. Stelly is a professor of cytogenetics, genetics, genomics and plant breeding in the soil and crop sciences department at Texas A&M and has a […]

Texas Water Resources Institute to host roundtable Jan. 31 in Waco

WACO — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a watershed coordinator roundtable Jan. 31 in Waco for water and natural resource professionals. The free event will be from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at the Texas Farm Bureau Conference and Training Center, 7410 Fish Pond Road. Coordinators said the training is part of the […]

Abney hired as Texas A&M Gardens education coordinator/AgriLife Extension associate

COLLEGE STATION – Michelle Abney joined Texas A&M University on Jan. 7 as the new Texas A&M Leach Teaching Gardens education coordinator and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service associate in College Station. “We are thrilled to have such an experienced and enthusiastic educator join the Leach Teaching Gardens team,” said Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor […]

2018 Research Directors Awards announced at Texas A&M AgriLife Conference

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research honored 10 employees with Research Director’s Awards during the recent AgriLife Conference on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The new Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Awards, established in 2018, recognize the achievements of those who have performed outstanding work that advances the agency’s mission. “Texas […]

Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence presented to Texas A&M faculty and staff

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife faculty and staff received the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence honors during a ceremony Jan. 7 on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The awards, established in 1980, recognize the commitment and outstanding contributions displayed across Texas A&M AgriLife and allow for the opportunity to celebrate those […]