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.

New report shows changes in Texas borderlands over time

SAN ANTONIO – Changes in population density, rapid urbanization and rising land values have altered much of the historically rural landscape of the Texas borderlands, according to a recent Texas Land Trends report. The report, “Trends in Land Ownership Along Texas Borderlands,” was produced by the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, in collaboration […]

David White new Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation executive director

COLLEGE STATION — David White is the new executive director for the Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation, the nonprofit fundraising arm of Texas 4-H, the state’s largest youth development program, which is overseen by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. “The Texas 4-H Youth Development Foundation works with businesses, organizations, individuals and families who share […]

Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute supporting National Pollinator Week

COLLEGE STATION — National Pollinator Week is June 17-23, and the Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, in collaboration with other organizations is continuing its efforts to promote statewide land stewardship relating to pollinators. “Our institute and other like-minded organizations have been collaborating to bring awareness to the importance of voluntary land stewardship in Texas […]

Animal emergency summit to be held July 30 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Animal Emergency Management Summit will be held  July 30 in Rooms 107A and 107B of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, 660 Raymond Stotzer Parkway, College Station. The summit, “Saving Pets Saves Human Lives,” is free for participants due to the support of PetSmart Charities. It […]

Pew Latin American Fellows Program awardee to work with Texas A&M AgriLife Research

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Fausto Andrés Ortiz-Morea, a researcher from Universidad de la Amazonia in Colombia, has received funding from the Pew Latin American Fellows Program in the Biomedical Sciences to do research in conjunction with Texas A&M AgriLife Research. Ortiz-Morea was one of 10 researchers from six Latin American countries chosen. He and the […]

Sports field, park, turf management program set for July 16 in Floresville

FLORESVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Atascosa, Bexar, Frio, Guadalupe and Wilson counties will present a Sports Field, Park and Turf Management Program July 16 in Floresville. The program will be from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Floresville Event Center, 600 Texas  Highway 97 West. AgriLife Extension presenters will […]