Victoria cotton, grain risk management and marketing workshop Dec. 5

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contacts: Mac Young, 361-265-9203, amyoung@ag.tamu.edu   Matt Bochat, 361-575-4581, mtbochat@ag.tamu.edu VICTORIA –  A cotton and grain risk management and marketing workshop will be held from…

Briscoe Ranch Inc. $5 million endowment established  for Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership program

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, 979-845-1554, jim.mazurkiewicz@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A $5 million endowment has been established in the name of former Texas Gov. Dolph Briscoe…

Water rights seminar to address who gets dwindling reserves

Contact: Dr. Guy Fipps, 979-845-7454, g-fipps@tamu.edu McALLEN – A powerhouse speaker’s panel highlights the 2017 Seminar on Water Rights and Public Policy – The Waters of the Rio Grande to…

Agricultural economics tailgate forum discusses future farm programs

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Parr Rosson, 979-845-2116, prosson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Attendees at the Texas A&M University department of agricultural economics tailgate program recently heard experts discuss…

Workshop Oct. 12 at Stiles Farm to focus on leasing private land for public hunting

Contact: Ryan Collett, 512-898-2214, rmcollett@ag.tamu.edu THRALL – The Stiles Farm Foundation and Texas Parks and Wildlife Department are hosting an educational program Oct. 12 for those interested in leasing private…

Cotton, grain risk management workshop Oct. 4 in Corpus Christi

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Mac Young, 361-265-9203, amyoung@ag.tamu.edu CORPUS CHRISTI – A cotton and grain risk management marketing workshop is scheduled Oct. 4 at the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Applications for Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program now accepted

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, 979-845-1554, jim.mazurkiewicz@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Program, also known as TALL, is now accepting applications for its…

International beef initiative launched by Texas A&M animal science

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Cliff Lamb, 979-845-1543, gclamb@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A new international beef initiative is underway by the Texas A&M University department of animal science,…

Centex Beef Symposium Sept. 29 at Swinging B Ranch in Axtell

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu AXTELL – Live cattle demonstrations, a ranch tour and ribeye steak dinner will be the featured activities at the Centex Beef Cattle Symposium Sept. 29…

Neighborly love: Hay, animal supplies trucked in from all over to assist Texas Hurricane Harvey ag producers

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu NOME – The outpouring of support from neighboring states has been overwhelming, said Mike Doguet, owner of Doguet’s Diamond D Ranch Turf Farm in Nome,…

Neighborly love: Hay, animal supplies trucked in from all over to assist Texas Hurricane Harvey ag producers

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu NOME – The outpouring of support from neighboring states has been overwhelming, said Mike Doguet, owner of Doguet’s Diamond D Ranch Turf Farm in Nome,…

AgConnect simulation exercise draws national animal health leaders

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Veterinary health practitioners, federal and state officials, and others from across Texas and the U.S. recently participated in a two-day animal…

Texas A&M agricultural economics tailgate and AgriLife Extension program set Sept. 30

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Steven Klose, 979-458-180, sklose@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ag Policy, International Trade Outlook and Student Study Abroad Experiences is the theme for the Sept.…

Cow Country Congress set Oct. 13 at Santa Rosa Ranch in Crockett

Global trade one of featured topics Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Jo Smith, 936-544-7502, jo.smith@ag.tamu.edu CROCKETT – Global trade impacts, herbicide and forage management, bull selection and winter feeding…

No major disruptions to ag trade expected at Houston shipping ports

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Luis Ribera,979-845-3070, lribera@tamu.edu  COLLEGE STATION – No significant disruptions of agricultural commodities to Houston’s main shipping ports are anticipated after Hurricane Harvey dropped…

1.2 million beef cows in 54 Texas counties affected by Hurricane Harvey

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The 54 Texas counties declared a disaster area due to Hurricane Harvey contain over 1.2 million beef cows, according to a U.S.…

Water My Yard Program now covers more areas of Texas

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  Contacts: Dr. Guy Fipps, 979-845-7454, g-fipps@tamu.edu Charles Swanson, 979-845-5614, clswanson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – With summer temperatures climbing into the triple digits, residential lawns are requiring…

Budget spreadsheets available for small grain, stocker cattle fall

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Jerry Cornforth, 979-458-1804, cornforth@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Budget spreadsheets are available for wheat growers and stocker cattle operators planning fall operations, according to a…

Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course attracts record 2,200 participants

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A record 2,200 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course participants heard about potential export market opportunities and the outlook for cattle markets,…

Media Advisory: 63rd Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 7-9

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The 63rd Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is scheduled Aug. 7-9 on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.…