I am a media relations specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Communications, serving both Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. I provide media support for various departments and programs, including agricultural economics, animal science, the Office of the State Chemist and bioenergy research.

Burkham appointed executive associate director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Angela Burkham has been appointed executive associate director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Burkham is currently interim state program leader for family and community health. She also oversees North Region programming, which includes 41 counties surrounding Amarillo and Lubbock. Burkham will begin work in her new position with the […]

Demonstrations to be featured at Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

COLLEGE STATION – Fence building, brush control, live cattle handling and a carcass fabrication demonstration will be featured at the Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 7 in College Station. The short course, which runs Aug. 5-7, is the largest beef educational event in the country and attracts more than 2,200 attendees annually. Capital […]

Youth track to be featured as part of Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station will include a youth track featuring a number of educational sessions.         A tour of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will be one of the highlights along with a meat laboratory […]

Texas A&M AgriLife facilitates accreditation of University of Nairobi Mycotoxin Laboratory

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Office of the Texas State Chemist’s role in building a global food safety network to combat aflatoxin poisoning has taken another step forward with its recent accreditation of the University of Nairobi Mycotoxin Laboratory.   The mission to combat aflatoxin risk includes assisting laboratories worldwide in […]

Tjoelker to lead Texas A&M AgriLife development, donor activities

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Foundation has named Allyson Tjoelker assistant vice president of development for Texas A&M AgriLife, effective June 1. Tjoelker will lead all development and donor activities for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as well as Texas A&M University System state agricultural agencies ­­— the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

AgriLife Expert: Lower feed bills by stockpiling, planting small grains crops

FRANKLIN — Stockpiling forages and feeding small grains crops year-round can help cattle producers offset the higher costs of hay. That is the message from Dr. Larry Redmon, Extension program leader and associate department head for soil and crop sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station. His recommendations and others by Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Leach Teaching Gardens to celebrate first birthday with community event June 8

COLLEGE STATION – The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University in College Station will celebrate its first birthday June 8 with a full slate of family activities. The free event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the gardens located at 600 John Kimbrough Blvd. Free guest parking will be available in […]

Agricultural Pesticide waste collection event set for June 13

GATESVILLE – The Agricultural Waste Pesticide Collection event will be from 8 a.m. to noon June 13 at Coryell County Road and Bridge, 3701 West State Highway 84 near Gatesville. The free event is open to agricultural applicators in Coryell and surrounding counties needing to dispose of agricultural pesticide waste and containers. The collection event […]