Taylor receives Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Award

COLLEGE STATION – The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, or TALL,  program has honored Daniel Taylor with the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented recently at the Austin Club during a “Tribute to Texas Leadership” reception, hosted by The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. TALL program alumni, the Texas A&M […]

Patil named Foreign Fellow, keynote speaker by Indian Horticulture Society

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, has been named a Foreign Fellow by the Horticultural Society of India. Patil was selected for “his innovative research and global collaborations to develop consumer-to-farm approaches that link produce and health with food and […]

AgriLife Research institute to address chronic disease epidemic

COLLEGE STATION – With a goal of Texas serving as a world model on lowering diet-related healthcare costs due to chronic diseases, the Institute for Precision Nutrition, Responsive Agriculture and Health – led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research – received approval Thursday by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. “It will become the […]

Chemigation workshop set for Jan. 24

COLLEGE STATION —  A Jan. 24 workshop will cover the techniques and systems involved in chemigation — the practice of applying chemicals using an irrigation system. Chemigation is the practice of applying chemicals, such as pesticides or herbicides through an irrigation system. “Last summer, we got many questions from growers about chemigation,” said Charles Swanson, […]

More than 800 slated to attend beginner’s gardening course in North Texas

DALLAS — A regional gardening course for beginners, to be held Jan. 12, has already garnered more than 800 registrants from around the world, organizers said. The Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening takes place at the Collin College Conference Center, 2400 Community Ave., McKinney. The free learning event, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., will cover the fundamentals of […]