AgriLife Extension agent named in Wheeler County

WHEELER – Thomas Cunningham will transfer from Taylor County to Wheeler County  on Nov. 20 to fill the position of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resources agent. “Thomas will be a great addition to the District 1 team,” said Brandon Dukes, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo. “He brings a wealth of […]

Lillibridge receives Texas Academy Family Physicians Public Health Award

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Scott Lillibridge, director of the Center for Global Health and Innovation at Texas A&M University in College Station, has received the Texas Academy Family Physicians Public Health Award. Lillibridge received the award at the academy’s annual session recently in Galveston. The award recognizes individuals who are making extraordinary contributions to The […]

AgriLife Extension names new Terry County agent

BROWNFIELD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Geoff Cooper as the agency’s new agent for agriculture and natural resources in Terry County. The announcement naming Cooper to the post Oct. 30 was made by Terry County Judge J.D. Wagner and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator at Lubbock. “Geoff is an excellent choice […]

AgriLife Extension announces two county agent hires in Far West Texas

FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced two agriculture and natural resources personnel additions to its 23-county Far West Texas district. Kloey Cargill is transferring from Throckmorton County to the Brewster/Jeff Davis counties post effective Nov. 20, said Rebel Royall, AgriLife Extension district administrator at Fort Stockton. Also, Cody Trimble will […]

Thomasson appointed to endowed cotton chair at Texas A&M University

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Alex Thomasson has been appointed to the endowed Chair in Cotton Engineering, Ginning and Mechanization in the department of biological and agricultural engineering at Texas A&M University in College Station. The endowed chair was established in 1998 by multiple cotton supporters and was first held by Dr. Calvin Parnell Jr. until […]

International beef initiative launched by Texas A&M animal science

COLLEGE STATION – A new international beef initiative is underway by the Texas A&M University department of animal science, emphasizing research and educational activities related to cattle adapted to subtropical and tropical climates. Dr. Cliff Lamb, department head, said two new faculty positions have been created to lead this effort. The initiative includes establishing a […]