Texas A&M biochemistry major leads student ‘pitch’ team at SEC competition.

COLLEGE STATION — A team led by a Texas A&M University biochemistry graduate student recently competed in a Southeastern Conference contest hosted by Texas A&M, where they pitched their wastewater treatment and carbon capture platform. Daniel Browne, a biochemistry graduate student set to graduate from A&M in December, led the team. His graduate research has […]

Well owner network offers screening Nov. 5 in Mason

MASON — The Texas Well Owner Network invites Mason area residents to have their well water screened Nov. 5 in Mason. The screening will be from 8:30-10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Mason County, 505 Moody St. It is presented by AgriLife Extension and Texas Water Resources Institute in partnership […]

Texas A&M’s O’Leary named president of National FFA officer team

COLLEGE STATION – Luke O’Leary, an agricultural leadership and development major at Texas A&M University, has been elected national president on the 2018-19 National FFA officer team. O’Leary graduated from San Luis Obispo High School, California, in 2016. He also served as the California FFA president last year. As president of the national FFA, O’Leary […]

Pond Management Program set for Nov. 1 near Walnut Springs

WALNUT SPRINGS – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Bosque, Somervell, Hood and Johnson counties  will be hosting a Pond Management Program Nov. 1 at the Flat Top Ranch, 298 Private Road 2640-A near Walnut Springs. Registration starts at 8:45 a.m.  with the program beginning at 9 a.m. Topics include pond stocking rates […]

Water well owner training set for Nov. 7 in Lufkin

LUFKIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Nov. 7 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Angelina County, 2201 S. Medford Drive in Lufkin. The “Well Educated” training is free and open to the public. Dr. Drew Gholson, AgriLife Extension program specialist and TWON […]

Almanzar receives national academic advising award

COLLEGE STATION — Rafael Almanzar has received the 2018 National Association for Academic Advising Outstanding Advisor Award. Almanzar is a senior academic adviser in the department of biochemistry and biophysics department in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M. He is also a second-year Ph.D. student in the Higher Education Administration program […]

Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for Nov. 7 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 in San Antonio for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the area. The morning session of the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training workshop will be at the San Antonio […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 6 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, will host a Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6 in San Antonio for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Medina River watershed. The workshop is free and open to the public. The morning […]

Institute to hold second water quality meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Nov. 7 in Victoria for anyone interested in becoming involved in a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa Creek watersheds. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will begin at 1 p.m. at […]

Water well owner training set for Oct. 18 in Beeville

BEEVILLE — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, Well Educated training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Bee County Expo Center, 214 S. Farm to Market Road 351 in Beeville. The training is free and open to the public. Dr. Drew Gholson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist and […]