College Station City Council Approves Request To Add Residential Zoning Restrictions South Of The Texas A&M Campus

All or parts of four College Station subdivisions south of the Texas A&M campus are now part of one neighborhood that includes three zoning restrictions. That’s after the city council…

AgriLife Extension hires three agents to serve Wise, Wichita, Childress counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Karly West, 940-627-3341, karly.west@ag.tamu.edu Katrena Mitchell, 940-716-8610, katrena.mitchell@ag.tamu.edu Kara Lacey, 940-937-2351, kara.lacey@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Three new agents have been added to the Texas A&M…

New AgriLife Extension health agent hired in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: McKayla Stephen, 806-435-4501, mckayla.stephen@ag.tamu.edu McKayla Stephen is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health agent for Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Roberts counties. (Texas A&M…

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Bryan Area Rancher Is Appointed To The Brazos River Authority Board

The governor has made a rare appointment of a Brazos County resident to a state board. Among seven appointments to the Brazos River Authority board of directors is Wayne Wilson,…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “America’s strong and growing economy – along with President Trump’s renewed call for bipartisanship at last night’s State of the Union – pave the…

Christmas Task Force delivers gifts and more

Members of the Grimes County Sheriff’s Office’s Christmas Task Force delivered gifts, household necessities and meals to three area families on Christmas Eve. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

College Station Police Arrests Theft Suspect Following A Late Night Pursuit

The College Station police department’s continuing efforts to look for vehicle burglars results in another arrest. According to the arrest report, an officer on foot patrol reported at three in…

Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo Set Feb. 19-20 in Abilene

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.eduContact: Cody Hill, 325-672-6048, Cody.Hill@ag.tamu.edu    ABILENE — The Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo will run from Feb.19-20 at Taylor County Expo Center, 1700 State…

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High-yielding Harris Moran-8849 chosen 2019 ‘rodeo tomato’ for San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO – The high-yielding Harris Moran-8849 tomato has been selected as the official “rodeo tomato” for the 2019 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, which runs from Feb. 7-24. The…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Dallas-Fort Worth area has experienced stunning growth, however Dallas remains one of the most economically and segregated cities in America. Through eye-opening data…

Gov. Abbott, other Texas officials urge feds to clear way for Harvey money

The grant funds are for projects meant to bolster storm resiliency in Harvey-impacted communities like Rockport. REUTERS/Adrees Latif A growing chorus of high-ranking Texas officials is calling on the federal…

District 7 announces new AgriLife Extension agent hires

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s District 7 recently welcomed four new agents and assistant agents to their ranks. District 7 is…

Report reveals recommendations on maintaining trust in nutrition science

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University and director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research,…

Texas Superstar Festival Strawberry available for Valentine’s Day

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Strawberry plants are an edible gardening gift that keeps on giving well beyond Valentine’s Day, according to…

Report: Unauthorized air pollution in Texas up 27 percent in 2017

The state’s natural gas plants, particularly those in West Texas, flare off tens of millions of pounds of toxic sulfur dioxide and hundreds of millions of pound of poisonous hydrogen…

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off, I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: Our guest today is Dr. Joe Rutkowski, an assistant professor of medical…

Pecan, fruit tree workshop set for Feb. 5 in Georgetown

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kate Whitney, 512-943-3300, klwhitney@ag.tamu.edu A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program on fruits and pecans will be presented Feb. 5 in Georgetown. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Michael Haynes new AgriLife Extension administrator for District 10

UVALDE — Michael Haynes is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 10 administrator. District 10, headquartered in Uvalde, serves 21 Southwest Texas counties. Michael Haynes. (Texas A&M AgriLife…