By Chip McElroy Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — I know for certain there two things that enjoy broad bipartisan support: Craft Beer and National Parks! That is why Live…

State climatologist: Dry conditions could worsen for much of Texas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, 979-862-2248, n-g@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – October and November were two of the driest Octobers and Novembers on record, and much of…

What does Trump's repeal of environmental rules mean for Texas?

Earlier this week, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced the agency will seek to repeal the Clean Power Plan — President Barack Obama’s signature effort to combat climate…

Texas Crop and Weather Report — Aug. 17

Changing weather patterns likely to keep state’s drought in check Writer: Rod Santa Ana, 956-878-8317, r-santaana@tamu.edu Contacts: Brad Cowan, 956-383-1026, b-cowan@tamu.edu WESLACO – An offshoot of the changing weather system…

Chihuahuan Desert Riparian and Pond Management Workshop slated for April 13 in Marfa

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu    Contact: Jesse Lea Schneider, 432-295-0342, jlschneider@ag.tamu.edu    MARFA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and collaborators will conduct the first Chihuahuan Desert…

Big Bend Pipeline Now Closer to Approval

A coalition of ranchers, environmentalists and disgruntled landowners has suffered a major setback in its battle to block a proposed pipeline that would carry natural gas beneath 143 miles of largely…

Scenes of a Debate Over Big Bend Pipeline

Two companies are teaming up to build a 143-mile pipeline to carry natural gas through the Big Bend region and into Mexico. An unlikely coalition is fighting to thwart the project.…