Paul is a media relations specialist and member of the news editing team of the AgriLife Communications department of theTexas A&M University System. He is responsible for media relations support for the Texas AgriLife Extension Service offices in Bexar and Travis counties, as well as the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Uvalde. Paul also provides media relations support for international agriculture programs conducted by the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, also part of the Texas A&M System. Some of his general "beats" include viticultural and Pierce's disease research and programs, Texas Watershed Stewards and watershed protection, and emergency/disaster communications support relating to hurricanes. Paul has a master's degree in communication arts from St. Mary's University in San Antonio, and more than 28 years of experience in journalism, public/media relations and corporate communications.

Private water well screening set for Oct. 16 in Chambers, Jefferson counties

The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting free water well screenings in Chambers and Jefferson counties to give area residents whose water wells flooded from the recent rains the opportunity to have their water screened. The screenings will be free of charge from 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 16 at the following locations: – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Hammel will help shape Travis County youth as new 4-H youth development agent

Kyle Hammel is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H youth development agent for Travis County. Hammel, who began Oct. 1, will be responsible for the development and oversight of 4-H youth programming and implementation for Travis County. “We are very excited to have Kyle as part of our Travis County team,” said Michael […]

Bugtoberfest slated for Oct. 19 at San Antonio Botanical Garden

EVO Conversion Systems is dedicated to harnessing the power of nature to address issues of global concern, including waste reduction, protein production and environmental conservation,” Cammack said. “Global food and feed production will not meet demand by 2050, and using insects as a food source and a means to convert food waste into protein is […]

Water quality training Nov. 7 in Decatur to focus on Eagle Mountain Lake watershed

A joint event, including a Texas Watershed Steward workshop and Eagle Mountain Watershed stakeholder meeting, will be held from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov.7 in Decatur. The event will be at the Decatur Conference Center, 2010 U.S. Highway 380. It will present information on water quality and watershed management in Texas and in the Eagle Mountain […]

Private water well screening set for Oct. 15 in Orange

The Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, is hosting a water well screening Oct. 15 in Orange to give area residents whose water wells flooded from the recent rains the opportunity to have their well water screened. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Orange County, […]

Texas A&M AgriLife administrators visit AgriLife center in Uvalde

Patrick Stover, Ph.D., director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research and vice-chancellor and dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and other Texas A&M AgriLife administrators recently completed a two-day visit to the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde to get a first-hand look at the facility and work being done […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Oct. 23 in Junction

The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a free Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 23 in Junction for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in Kimble County and surrounding counties. The morning session will be at the Texas Tech University’s Llano River Field […]

Former San Antonio mayor Phil Hardberger presents Junior Master Gardener certificates

JMG certification considered ‘Eagle Scout’ achievement in youth gardening Former San Antonio mayor Phil Hardberger recently presented Junior Master Gardener certificates to three young home-schoolers involved in a youth gardening program at Phil Hardberger Park in northwest San Antonio. The three youths were the first to receive certification for participation in the Phil Hardberger Park Children’s […]