Texas A&M AgriLife unveils plans for state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse facility

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife unveiled plans May 22 for a multi-million dollar Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse that will utilize advanced sensor technology to enhance agricultural crops in the areas of crop health, yield, nutrition, temperature, drought stress and other environmental conditions. “Global population growth coupled with consumer demands for more nutritious food calls […]

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 […]

Hyde named sole finalist for director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M University System Board of Regents on Friday named Dr. Jeff Hyde sole finalist as director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Hyde is currently serving as acting associate dean and director of Penn State Extension, providing oversight of extension programs, operations and external relations. He also serves as […]

AgriLife Research, TPWD hold sheep, goat workshop in Sonora

SONORA – Texas A&M AgriLife Research recently held a two-day sheep and goat workshop in collaboration with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The workshop was held at the Sonora station, which is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. It helped create a dialogue between the state agencies […]

AgriLife Research scientists investigate mysteries of puberty in young female cattle

BEEVILLE – Uncovering the mysteries of puberty in young female cattle has been the focal point of career research for Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists Drs. Gary Williams and Rodolfo Cardoso. Now, the two researchers have come to the conclusion that puberty is not only affected in the months prior to, but also events during […]