Cleere, Bracher, Winters inducted into Texas A&M agricultural economics honor registry

COLLEGE STATION – Kirk Cleere (’81), Paul Bracher (’78) and David Winters (’64) have been inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry in the department of agricultural economics at Texas A&M University. The induction, during a reception and dinner at Texas A&M, was part of the 2018 Corrigan-Goddard Foundation Entrepreneurial Dreams Symposium at the […]

Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 15, 2018

SAN ANGELO – The demand for sheep and goats continues to be strong in a growing market for meat, wool and mohair, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.   The demand for quality Texas sheep wool is high, which means producing a fleece is no longer a break-even enterprise for producers, said […]

Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Extension converge at EarthX April 20-22

DALLAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will showcase environmental initiatives in more than 2,400 square feet of display booth space at EarthX April 20-22. “The world’s largest environmental experience,” according to EarthX’s event website, takes place at Fair Park, Dallas. The three-day event includes an exposition, conference and […]

May 4 wine workshop targets industry newcomers

COLLEGE STATION – New and prospective wine professionals can pick up critical information for success in the budding Texas industry during a May 4 enology workshop, organizers said. “If you have recently opened your own winery or are considering a career in winemaking, this workshop will be extremely helpful,” said Dr. Andreea Botezatu, Texas A&M […]

Ribera appointed to Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics Board

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Luis Ribera has been appointed to the Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics. Ribera is a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist and director of the Center for North American Studies at Texas A&M University in College Station. Also known as C-FARE, the non-profit, non-partisan organization serves as a link […]

Conaway recognized as 2018 Friend of Agricultural Economics

WASHINGTON – The Council on Food, Agricultural and Resource Economics, also known as C-FARE, and the National Association of Agricultural Economics Administrators, or NAAEA, recently recognized U.S. Congressman Mike Conaway, chairman of the House Committee on Agriculture, with the 2018 Friend of Agricultural Economics Award. The award was given in appreciation for economic analysis and […]

China’s largest fertilizer manufacturer visits Texas A&M agriculture researchers

COLLEGE STATION – China’s largest fertilizer company’s senior management and top distributors recently met with Texas A&M researchers in their first stop of a week-long tour to learn about U.S. agricultural practices. The Stanley Agricultural Group visited Texas A&M to explore collaboration opportunities with Texas A&M AgrLife Research and the department of soil and crop […]

Rainwater harvesting program set for March 29 in Copperas Cove

COPPERAS COVE –  “Rainwater Harvesting for Homeowners” is set for 6-8 p.m. on March 29 at the Copperas Cove Public Library, 501 S. Main St. The event is hosted by the Lampasas River Watershed Partnership, Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful, Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and the Texas State Soil and Water […]