Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 18, 2019

Watermelon harvest delayed but in time for July 4 COLLEGE STATION – The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of…

Don’t forget to include pets in family emergency, disaster planning

COLLEGE STATION — June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have some advice on how to keep pets and other animals safe during a…

Research shows late-planted sorghum, other crops good alternatives to failed cotton

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Qingwu Xue, 806-354-5803, QXue@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Qingwu Xue’s plant physiology team plants grain sorghum June 12 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research farm near…

AgriLife Extension 2019 alternative crop replanting guide now available online

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Calvin Trostle, 806-723-8432, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Maeda Murilo, 806-746-6101, Murilo.Maeda@ag.tamu.edu Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service cotton specialist Dr. Murilo Maeda discusses cotton crop damage…

“What we saw was an overworked and vastly underfunded Border Patrol trying to deal with an overwhelming flood of migrants and dangerous criminal cartels.” By Cong. Michael Cloud WASHINGTON, D.C.…

Two More Vehicle Burglars Caught In Bryan With The Public’s Assistance

For the second time in five days, public assistance leads Bryan police to arresting two teenagers on vehicle burglary charges. According to a BPD Facebook post, citizens reported Saturday at…

College Station Police Arrest Five On Armed Robbery Charges

College Station police arrest five men on armed robbery charges. Three of the five are accused of a Thursday night holdup at the Flats on 12 apartment complex on Harvey…

Summer landscaping, irrigation program set June 29 in San Angelo

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.eduContact: Allison Watkins, 325-659-6528, aewatkins@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present Summer Landscaping and Irrigation 101 on June 29 from 9…

Budget helps state lower Property Taxes an average of 5.5% statewide, or $2.7 billion By State Rep. Tan Parker AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — When the 86th Legislature convened…

Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop slated for June 21 in Brenham

Water contamination by feral hogs, also referred to as wild pigs, will be among the topics discussed at the Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop June 21 in Brenham. (Photo courtesy…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 4, 2019

Fruit season looks above average for producers UVALDE – Harvest has been peachy so far for fruit producers this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Conditions…

Howdy, welcome to “Sounds Like Health”, my name is Mary Leigh Myer. Sam Craft: I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh: And we are here today with Dr. Brandon Williamson,…

After delay initiated by U.S. Rep. Chip Roy, Congress finally passes $19.1 billion disaster aid package

Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017,…

Since last Oct. 1st, 2 groups of 400+ people, 10 groups over 300, and 48 groups of 200+ detained EL PASO, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — The U.S. Customs &…

Pond maintenance boosts performance, prevents catastrophes

COLLEGE STATION – Pond health and maintenance should be a top priority for landowners who want to get the most out of their favorite fishing hole, said a Texas A&M…

Texas A&M AgriLife unveils plans for state-of-the-art robotic greenhouse facility

A rendering of the new Automated Precision Phenotyping Greenhouse at Texas A&M University. The project is being led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the College of Agriculture and Life…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – May 21, 2019

Carryover hay supplies tight with 2019 season off to slow start COLLEGE STATION – Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to…

Christina Sumners:  Welcome to Science Sound Off. I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m her cohost Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: And we are here today with Dr. Natalie Johnson from…

Looking For A Dog And A Vehicle Burglary Suspect

The city of Bryan’s animal services office is asking for the public’s help in locating a dog that bit a person the night of May 17 in the area of…

Water quality training May 21 in Jasper will focus on lower Neches River

A Texas Watershed Steward workshop related to water quality training to improve the Neches River will be held  May 21 in Jasper. (Texas Watershed Steward photo) JASPER – A Texas Watershed…