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.

TWRI hosting on-site sewage facility course May 15 in Lufkin

LUFKIN–The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting an advanced treatment course for on-site sewage facility professionals May 15 in Lufkin. The course will be from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Texas Forestry Association, 1903 Atkinson Drive. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on-site sewage facilities team will teach the eight-hour course. The cost […]

Texas A&M AgriLife joins international NutriRECS consortium

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M AgriLife has become the fifth and newest member of the NutriRECS international consortium. The goal of the consortium is to improve the methodology and rigor by which dietary guidelines are developed, establish a higher standard for providing nutrient and dietary guideline recommendations, and improve public policy and health outcomes. Dr. […]

Military veteran farm tour, agriculture program May 17-18 in Liberty

LIBERTY — The Texas AgrAbility Program and Battleground to Breaking Ground Project of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a farm tour and agricultural business workshop May 17-18 in Liberty. The tour and workshop are both free and open to veterans, individuals with disabilities, beginning farmers and ranchers, and anyone else with an […]

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for May 7 in Boerne

BOERNE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Healthy Lawns and Healthy Waters Program will host a residential rainwater harvesting and turf management training May 7 in Boerne. The free program will be from 1-5 p.m. at the City of Boerne Library, 451 N. Main St., Building 100. The training is offered in collaboration with […]

Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day set for May 10 in Uvalde

UVALDE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde will hold a Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 10. The event is free and open to area producers and the public. Lunch is complimentary courtesy of First State Bank of Uvalde. The program will offer […]

Ranchers Leasing Workshop slated for April 24 in Burnet

BURNET – A Ranchers Leasing Workshop will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Burnet County from noon-4:30 p.m. April 24. The AgriLife Extension office is located at 607 N.Vanderveer St., Suite 100 in Burnet. “This workshop is focused specifically on grazing, hunting and livestock leases,” said Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife […]

Holloway new AgriLife Extension agriculture, natural resources agent in Bandera County

BANDERA — Tarlton Holloway is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent for Bandera County. He started this position on April 1. Holloway is no stranger to the agency as a third-generation AgriLife Extension agent who previously served in Garza County. His work for AgriLife Extension has included program planning […]