Ranchers Leasing Workshop set May 22 in Perryton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5600, tdowell@tamu.edu PERRYTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s popular Ranchers Leasing Workshop will come to Perryton on May 22.…

Water quality training May 22 in Lufkin will focus on area water resources

LUFKIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the La Nana Bayou, Angelina and middle Neches Rivers will be held from 8 a.m.-noon on May 22.…

Vegetable feasibility analysis developed for High Plains producers

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Justin Benavediz, 806-677-5600, justin.benavediz@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Charlie Rush, 806-354-5804, crush@tamu.edu Dr. Bridget Guerrero, 806-651-2614, bguerrero@wtamu.edu High Plains vegetable growers will soon have some economic…

AgriLife Extension’s Kara Matheney receives Cattle Raisers honor

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu FORT WORTH –– Kara Matheney, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Washington County, received the Outstanding Beef County Extension Agent award at the…

Pigg new coordinator of Texas Well Owner Network program

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Joel Pigg, 979-845-1461, j-pigg@tamu.edu Dr. Diane Boellstorff, 979-458-3562, dboellstorff@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Joel Pigg is combining his Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and water…

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The Texas Well Owner Network will present a water well…

West unveils memorial six years after fertilizer plant explosion killed 15

A vehicle near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion in West, Texas, near Waco, in 2013.  Mike Stone / Bay Area News The Texas town of…

“2018 was nothing short of a remarkable year of expansion and growth.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The Midland and Odessa area economies had a very good year,” said…

A creek flowing to the Colorado River turned black. Now the state has sued the alleged polluter.

Skull Creek flows black as it crosses over a country road downstream from Inland Environmental & Remediation Inc. near Altair on April 14, 2019.  Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune…

Lindsey Hendrix: Thanks for joining us for this special episode of Texas A&M Health Talk. At South by Southwest this year, Dr. Carrie Byington, vice chancellor for health services at…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Large-scale SIM swap fraud

Introduction SIM swap fraud is a type of account takeover fraud that generally targets a weakness in two-factor authentication and two-step verification, where the second factor or step is an…

Trump issues executive orders seeking to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects

President Donald Trump signs an executive order on energy and infrastructure during a campaign event at the International Union of Operating Engineers International Training and Education Center in Crosby on…

Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day set for May 10 in Uvalde

The Vegetable and Wheat Spring Field Day at Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde provides useful, practical, research-driven information for area producers to apply to their agricultural operations. (Texas A&M AgriLife…

Lunch-N-Learn horticulture series starts May 1 in Baird

Writer: Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Karl Winge, 325-854-5835, Karl.Winge@ag.tamu.edu BAIRD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a Lunch-N-Learn series on horticultural topics starting May 1…

Why has Texas suddenly decided to immediately sue industrial polluters?

Smoke rises from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park, east of Houston on March 18, 2019.  Jaimie Meldrum/Handout via REUTERS Late last month as crews…

Lindsey Hendrix: Thanks for joining us for this bonus episode on Texas A&M Health Talk. Today we’re featuring a special recording from our friends at Blue Cross and Blue Shield…

College Station Police Investigating Thursday Night Stabbing

From College Station police: On 4/4/19, at around 10:14 PM, officers with the College Station Police Department responded to a common area of the Grand Apartments, located at 1301 Harvey…

Texas environmental chief: There's still a fire risk at Deer Park facility

A thick layer of smoke from a fire burning at the Intercontinental Terminals Company in Deer Park hangs in the air above the downtown skyline of Houston, Texas, U.S., March…