Saurav Kumar joins Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso

EL PASO– Dr. Saurav Kumar has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso as a water specialist and assistant professor. Kumar’s research program, Water System Dynamics and Resilience, will focus on holistic water resources systems dynamics modeling by integrating remotely sensed data in water quality and quantity simulation framework. Kumar’s research emphasis […]

AgriLife Extension, NFPA offer tips on grilling safety

COLLEGE STATION – The Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial beginning of grilling season, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert and a fire protection organization have some advice on outdoor grilling safety. “While grilling is an enjoyable seasonal outdoor activity, people need to be aware of its potential dangers,” said Joyce […]

Community Planning for Hazards workshop slated for June 4-5 in La Marque

LA MARQUE – The Texas Citizen Planner initiative will present the Community Planning for Hazards: Training for Local Officials workshop June 4-5 in La Marque. The workshop will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. on June 4 and from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. June 5 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Galveston County, 4102-B Main […]

WT, AgriLife announce $1 million Texas A&M Chancellor’s Research Initiative

WRITER: Brittany Castillo, 806-651-2682, bcastillo@wtamu.edu CONTACT: Dr. Angela Spaulding, 806-651-2731 aspaulding@wtamu.edu; Dr. Kevin Pond, 806-651-2550, kpond@wtamu.edu; Dr. Emily Hunt, 806-651-5257, ehunt@wtamu.edu CANYON — Officials from The Texas A&M University System, TAMUS, announced a Chancellor’s Research Initiative, or CRI, between two agency members – West Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife on May 23 in […]

Water resources institute to host training on implementing watershed plans June 4 in Austin

AUSTIN -The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host its Implementing Watershed Plans Training June 4 in Austin for watershed coordinators and water and natural resource professionals. The training is from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 12100 35 Park Circle, Building B, Room B201A. Nathan Glavy, TWRI’s extension program […]

Texas A&M AgriLife unveils plans for state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse facility

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife unveiled plans May 22 for a multi-million dollar Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse that will utilize advanced sensor technology to enhance agricultural crops in the areas of crop health, yield, nutrition, temperature, drought stress and other environmental conditions. “Global population growth coupled with consumer demands for more nutritious food calls […]

Water resources institute to host urban best management training May 30

DALLAS — The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host an Urban Best Management Practices for Watershed Planning Training May 30 in Dallas for watershed coordinators and water professionals. The training will be from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas, 17360 Coit Road. Coordinators said the […]

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 5-7 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The 65th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is set for Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The general session on Aug. 5 will focus on opportunities and challenges in the cattle business. “Each year we strive to provide ranchers with basic beef cattle production information, new technology in […]