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 […]

Estate Planning Workshop slated for April 5 in Leon Springs

SAN ANTONIO – An Estate Planning Workshop will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5 in the Holiday Room of Rudy’s Barbecue, 24152 West Interstate 10 in Leon Springs. The program is sponsored by the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service’s Bexar County  Agriculture and Natural Resources Committee and Bexar County Soil and Water Conservation […]

Texas A&M AgriLife bids farewell to Vice Chancellor, Dean Mark A. Hussey

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Mark A. Hussey is quick to credit the people of Texas A&M AgriLife for his successful nine years as vice chancellor and dean for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University. “You are only as good as the people around you, and I will tell you that I’ve had absolutely […]

County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas receives AgriLife Extension award

COLLEGE STATION – The County Judges and Commissioners Association of Texas was honored recently as the recipient of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Partnership Award. The award recognizes vital alliances with agencies, organizations and others beyond the Texas A&M University System, according to agency officials. The award was given at the 60th V. G. […]