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RELLIS Campus Festival and Open House set for Oct. 5

RELLIS Campus has been under construction for the past three and a half years, and Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp has invited the public to come out and see the campus up close and take a look at what else is yet to come.  The event is free and open to the public and […]

Texas Fruit Conference to be held Oct. 28-29 in New Braunfels  

The Texas Fruit Conference is set for Oct. 28- 29 at the New Braunfels Civic Center, 375 S. Castell Ave., New Braunfels.  Registration will begin at 8 a.m., and presentations begin at 9 a.m. on both days, and an optional tour will be held on Oct. 30. Preregistration for the event is now open with […]

Keys to food safety during power outages 

COLLEGE STATION — With hurricane season in full swing, knowing what to do with the contents of the fridge and freezer during a power outage could save time and prevent the consumption of unsafe food.  Matt Taylor, Ph.D., associate professor for the Department of Animal Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at […]

Gilstrap named 2019 honorary member of Entomological Society of America

COLLEGE STATION — Frank Gilstrap, Ph.D. and professor emeritus, is recognized as a 2019 honorary member of the Entomological Society of America, ESA, for extraordinary contributions during his career with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University, College Station.  Honorary membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at […]

Texas A&M student develops video game for working cattle

COLLEGE STATION — For students studying animal science, interactive gaming can now help introduce concepts of working with cattle, before they’ve even stepped foot in a pen or pasture.  Nicholas Free, animal science senior at Texas A&M University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences didn’t grow up handling cattle, but he created a simulation that […]

Fruit and Nut Production Management Program set for Sept. 24

BAY CITY — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Matagorda County will host a Fruit and Nut Production Management Program at the Wharton County Junior College campus, 4000 Ave. F, Bay City.  The speaker will be Stephen Janak, AgriLife Extension program specialist, and the program will cover variety selection, fall and winter management […]

Texas A&M entomology student chosen as fellow for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Scientist Training Program

COLLEGE STATION — Tyler Pohlenz, a Texas A&M University doctoral student, has been selected as a fellow for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Scientist Training Program, or APHIS-NSTP, starting the 2019 fall semester. Pohlenz’s doctorate concentrates on arboviruses, such as Zika, and other important […]