Texas Well Owner Network training set for Feb. 22 in Marlin

MARLIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in the Falls County Courthouse, 125 Bridge St., County Court Room 110 in Marlin. The Well Educated training for private water well owners is free and open to the […]

Institute to hold meeting on water quality Feb. 6 in Victoria

VICTORIA – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a Feb. 6 meeting on improving water quality in the Garcitas and Arenosa creeks watersheds that feed into Matagorda Bay. The meeting, which is free and open to the public, will be at 1 p.m. at the Victoria County 4-H Activity Center, 259 Bachelor […]

Institute to hold water quality meeting Feb. 19 in Rogers

ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Feb. 19 in Rogers for anyone interested in improving and protecting water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas […]

Taylor receives Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Award

COLLEGE STATION – The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, or TALL,  program has honored Daniel Taylor with the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented recently at the Austin Club during a “Tribute to Texas Leadership” reception, hosted by The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. TALL program alumni, the Texas A&M […]

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 […]