Longtime AgriLife Research economist Dr. James Richardson to retire

COLLEGE STATION – Since the mid-1980s, the simulation model developed by a Texas A&M AgriLife Research economist has been used to evaluate countless farm bill proposals by Congress to determine both the good and bad financial outcomes for U.S. farmers. After a 41-year career with the Texas A&M System, Dr. James Richardson, co-director of the […]

Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory now open for business  

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab hosted an open house and guest lecture as part of the grand opening recently at the Centeq Building, 1500 Research Parkway, Suite 221 in College Station. The opening also featured a tour of what is now the largest human behavior lab in the world. The lab […]

AgriLife scientists: Sugarcane genome sequencing a big first step toward better varieties

DALLAS — Sequencing the especially complex genome of sugarcane is one of the significant achievements of agricultural science in 2018, appearing as the cover story of the international science journal Nature Genetics in November. The accomplishment is a step toward molecular interventions that could one day allow sugarcane crop improvements to take place over shorter […]

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet awards seven alumni for outstanding achievements

COLLEGE STATION – Three Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards and four Outstanding Alumni awards were given recently at the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Legacy and Leadership Banquet held at the Brazos County Expo in Bryan. The awards recognize former students who have exhibited leadership, career and public service activities. These […]

Blackland Income Growth conference to feature cattle health, cotton disease updates

WACO – An update on cattle ticks, new technologies in cotton and new horticultural practices will highlight the 57th annual Blackland Income Growth Conference Jan. 15 at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave. in Waco. The conference, which attracts hundreds of producers from 23 counties covering more than 12 million acres, is sponsored by […]

Dr. Elsa Murano receives honors for Texas A&M AgriLife leadership

COLLEGE STATION – For decades, Texas A&M AgriLife has been recognized as a leader in agriculture production, processing and food safety. Helping continue that tradition has been Dr. Elsa Murano, who has received three distinctive honors recently. Womeninc. magazine has named Murano as part of its 2018 Most Influential Corporate Board of Directors, while Latino […]

Texas Farm Credit to sponsor Texas A&M ag economics entrepreneurship symposium

COLLEGE STATION –Texas Farm Credit will sponsor the annual Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program symposium, a signature event of the Texas A&M University department of agricultural economics, according to program coordinators. The agribusiness entrepreneurship program at Texas A&M teaches students business startup principles and conceptual planning. Many of the program’s graduates have launched businesses based on plans […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab to showcase technology at Nov. 16 open house

COLLEGE STATION – Eye tracking, facial expressions and other human emotions are integral parts of consumer purchasing studies and other social science evaluations conducted by the Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory. The research lab will host an open house from 3-5 p.m. Nov. 16 at the Centeq Building, 1500 Research Parkway, Suite 221 in College […]