Saurav Kumar joins Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso

EL PASO– Dr. Saurav Kumar has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso as a water specialist and assistant professor. Kumar’s research program, Water System Dynamics and Resilience, will focus on holistic water resources systems dynamics modeling by integrating remotely sensed data in water quality and quantity simulation framework. Kumar’s research emphasis […]

WT, AgriLife announce $1 million Texas A&M Chancellor’s Research Initiative

WRITER: Brittany Castillo, 806-651-2682, bcastillo@wtamu.edu CONTACT: Dr. Angela Spaulding, 806-651-2731 aspaulding@wtamu.edu; Dr. Kevin Pond, 806-651-2550, kpond@wtamu.edu; Dr. Emily Hunt, 806-651-5257, ehunt@wtamu.edu CANYON — Officials from The Texas A&M University System, TAMUS, announced a Chancellor’s Research Initiative, or CRI, between two agency members – West Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife on May 23 in […]

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 5-7 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The 65th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is set for Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The general session on Aug. 5 will focus on opportunities and challenges in the cattle business. “Each year we strive to provide ranchers with basic beef cattle production information, new technology in […]

MEDIA ADVISORY: New Texas A&M AgriLife Robotic greenhouse set for construction

COLLEGE STATION – A state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse used to develop superior agricultural crops and innovative consumer foods is set for groundbreaking May 22 at Texas A&M University. The ceremony at 10 a.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Center will unveil the new Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse utilizing advanced sensor technology to enhance agricultural crops in […]

Quadros joins AgriLife Research in San Angelo

SAN ANGELO — Dr. Danilo “Dan” Quadros has been hired as a postdoctoral research associate for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, San Angelo. He will be working with Dr. Travis Whitney, AgriLife Research livestock nutritionist, San Angelo. “The Texas A&M University System, through the AgriLife system, is recognized worldwide for its cutting-edge research and the quality […]

Aquaponics program June 14 in Overton

OVERTON – Hobbyists and prospective aquaponics enthusiasts can learn from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts about aquaponics and aquaculture during a June 14 program in Overton.  The program will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 1710 Farm-to-Market Road 3053. Cost is $60 per […]

Vegetable, wheat field day at Texas A&M AgriLife center in Uvalde draws producer interest

UVALDE – More than 70 agricultural producers, gardeners and others attended the recent Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde. The free event was open to area producers and the public, with lunch provided courtesy of First State Bank of Uvalde. There were presentations by […]