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.

Statewide Quail Symposium set Aug. 14-16 in Abilene

ABILENE – The 2019 Statewide Quail Symposium has been slated for Aug. 14-16 at the MCM Elegante Hotel in Abilene. The symposium is hosted by The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas Wildlife Association and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. Early registration is $50. After August 7, the cost is […]

Farm produce safety programs being offered to military veterans in Texas

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present three Produce Food Safety Training for Military Veterans programs in Texas this summer. The free program is open to military veterans and is presented through a collaboration of AgriLife Extension’s AgrAbility program, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the College of Family and Consumer Sciences […]

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 […]