Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Extension converge at EarthX April 20-22

DALLAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will showcase environmental initiatives in more than 2,400 square feet of display booth space at EarthX April 20-22. “The world’s largest environmental experience,” according to EarthX’s event website, takes place at Fair Park, Dallas. The three-day event includes an exposition, conference and […]

Improving Carancahua Bay water quality focus of April 24 meeting

LOLITA – The Texas Water Resources Institute is hosting an April 24 meeting in Lolita for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in Carancahua Bay. The free meeting will be at 1:30 p.m. at the Lolita United Methodist Church, 94 College St. Michael Schramm, an institute research […]

Water well owner training April 24 in Stephenville

STEPHENVILLE — A Texas Well Owner Network training has been scheduled for April 24 in Stephenville. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 1-5 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1229 N. US Highway 281. It is offered to area private water well owners through […]

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for April 11 in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas Water Resources Institute Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 11 in Austin for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects in that area. The urban riparian stream education program is managed by the Texas Water Resources Institute, part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, […]

Young named Texas A&M Distinguished Professor

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Ryland Young, Regents Professor and Sadie Hatfield Professor of Agriculture in the department of biochemistry and biophysics at Texas A&M University, has been named University Distinguished Professor. Young’s research focuses on bacterial viruses, also known as bacteriophage or phage.  Considered out of the mainstream focus of scientific studies, Young’s work has […]

AgriLife Research team helping better understand causes of muscular dystrophy

COLLEGE STATION – Using fruit flies, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists may be one step closer to better understanding the pathological mechanisms of muscular dystrophy. The researchers say they hope their work could assist medical doctors in prescribing effective therapies in the future. According to Dr. Vlad Panin, a professor in the department of biochemistry […]

Ribera appointed to Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Board

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Luis Ribera has been appointed to the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. Ribera is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist and director of the Center for North American Studies at Texas A&M University in College Station. Also known as C-FARE, the non-profit, non-partisan organization serves as a link […]

AgriLife Extension sets strawberry field day on April 21 in Lubbock

LUBBOCK – Those new to strawberry production and old pros alike can catch up on the latest developments in growing the fruit during the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Strawberry Field Day. The field day will be from 9 a.m.-noon April 21 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294, […]

Scientists talk education, careers, family on ‘Women in STEM’ panel

FORT WORTH – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service water resource specialist took the podium at Tarrant County College-Trinity River Campus, imploring her audience of about 100 women, “never give up and never let anyone stop you from doing what you want to do.” The message from Dr. Dotty Woodson, Dallas, came as part of […]