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Forsythe Chapter celebrates 40th anniversary during open house reunion March 3

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M University Forsythe Student Chapter of the American Institute of Floral Designers, SAIFD, will celebrate its 40th anniversary during an open house reunion March 3 in the Benz Gallery of Floral Art atrium in the Horticulture/Forest Science building of Texas A&M University in College Station. All current and former SAIFD members […]

Think Pink: Texas A&M student aids in discovery of fluorescent pink flying squirrel

COLLEGE STATION – The North American flying squirrel fluoresces pink at night under ultraviolet light, but the purpose of the pink color is still a mystery to researchers. Allison Kohler, a graduate student in the Texas A&M University wildlife and fisheries department in College Station, helped make this discovery as well as affirm other flying […]

Scientists strategize for better conservation plans

COLLEGE STATION – Endangered and invasive species may be better managed in the future with new techniques outlined by a Texas A&M University scientist and others. Texas A&M department of wildlife and fisheries research scientist Dr. Hsiao-Hsuan “Rose” Wang and four international researchers teamed up during the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis to […]

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 […]

Ledbetter takes home two honors from Texas A&M AgriLife Conference

COLLEGE STATION – Kay Ledbetter, communications specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Research based in Amarillo, was recognized with two prestigious Texas A&M AgriLife awards at a recent ceremony on the Texas A&M University campus. Ledbetter was presented Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Infrastructure and Information Technology Staff Award. She was also presented a Collaboration team […]

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 […]

Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day set Feb. 1 in Cat Spring

CAT SPRING – The 27th Annual Gulf Coast Grape Grower Field Day takes place on Feb. 1 at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall, 13035 Hall Road, Cat Spring. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. with a fee of $35 that can be paid at the door and includes lunch. The program begins at 9 a.m. […]

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 […]