Texas A&M AgriLife Research plans higher profile for its seed production unit

AgriLife announces name change from Texas Foundation Seed Service to Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed Texas A&M AgriLife Research has announced a name change for Texas Foundation Seed Service to Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed, effective immediately.  Since the 1950s, Texas A&M AgriLife Foundation Seed has operated as a self-supporting, nonprofit unit of AgriLife Research. […]

Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program seeking applicants

TALL is a two-year leadership development program managed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Applications for the new cohort, Class XVII, are due March 15 and are available online at https://tall.tamu.edu/tall-xvi/. “The agriculture industry constantly faces new and unique challenges, and there is a need for individuals who have leadership potential to serve in […]

Texas A&M student receives 2019 Diamond V Endowed Scholarship

The Poultry Science Association Foundation, PSA Foundation, recognized Austin Silva as the recipient of the 2019 Diamond V Endowed Scholarship.  Silva, a junior poultry science and animal science double major enrolled in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, was recognized by Jim Denton, Ph.D., executive director of the foundation, at […]

Farm Bill sessions scheduled for West Texas

Series kicks off Oct. 15 in Tom Green County The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be in updating program yields and choosing between Agricultural Risk Coverage, ARC, and Price Loss Coverage, PLC,” […]

RELLIS Campus Festival and Open House set for Oct. 5

RELLIS Campus has been under construction for the past three and a half years, and Texas A&M University Chancellor John Sharp has invited the public to come out and see the campus up close and take a look at what else is yet to come.  The event is free and open to the public and […]

Money talk for students set Oct. 17 at Howard Payne University

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a workshop for students, Building Wealth on a Ramen Noodle Budget, on Oct. 17 at Howard Payne University, 1000 Fisk St. in Brownwood. This talk is part of the HPU Student Government Association’s Buzz Talk series.  The free event will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the […]

Gilstrap named 2019 honorary member of Entomological Society of America

COLLEGE STATION — Frank Gilstrap, Ph.D. and professor emeritus, is recognized as a 2019 honorary member of the Entomological Society of America, ESA, for extraordinary contributions during his career with Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Department of Entomology at Texas A&M University, College Station.  Honorary membership acknowledges those who have served ESA for at […]

QuickBooks Pro workshop set Oct. 3 in Lamesa

LAMESA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a QuickBooks Pro 2018 for Desktop workshop from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Oct. 3. The workshop will be held at the AgriLife Extension office of Dawson County at 400 S. First St. in Lamesa. Preregistration is required by Sept. 30 by calling 806-677-5667 or emailing […]

Texas A&M entomology student chosen as fellow for National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Scientist Training Program

COLLEGE STATION — Tyler Pohlenz, a Texas A&M University doctoral student, has been selected as a fellow for the U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility Scientist Training Program, or APHIS-NSTP, starting the 2019 fall semester. Pohlenz’s doctorate concentrates on arboviruses, such as Zika, and other important […]

AgriLife Extension offers farm bill sign-up help, decision tool

AMARILLO – Implementation of the newest farm bill has been slow, but the regulations are written, and U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced sign up officially began Sept. 3. However, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is letting producers at meetings around the state know that since so much is still undecided, it may be prudent […]