UPDATE: Interviews With Winners Of Brazos County Primary Runoff Elections

Final Results: Republican runoff for Brazos County district clerk Gabriel Garcia: 51.57% (2,347) Margaret Meece: 48.43% (2,204) Listen to “Brazos County district clerk-elect Gabriel Garcia visits with WTAW’s Bill Oliver”…

Stiles Farm Field Day set for June 19 in Thrall

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Ryan Collett, 512-898-2214, rmcollett@ag.tamu.edu THRALL – Feral hog trapping, soybean performance in the Blacklands, pecan tree management and the latest farm bill information will…

Texas A&M, USDA research aimed at nitrite poisoning leads to methane mitigation

Student, advisers taking research from lab to marketplace Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Bill Pinchak, 940-552-9941, bpinchak@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Elizabeth Latham, 512-574-4790, bezoarlaboratories@gmail.com Dr. Robin Anderson, 979-260-9317, robin.anderson@ars.usda.gov COLLEGE…

AgriLife Research, Forage Genetics International sign multi-year agreement

Focus will be on forage sorghum improvements Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Bill Rooney, 979-845-2151, wlr@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A greater interest in forage sorghums from the beef…

Bipartisan Budget Act changes to cotton program require producer action

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Joe Outlaw, 979-845-5913, joutlaw@tamu.edu AMARILLO – Decisions must be made for the 2018 cotton crop being planted now, according to a Texas A&M…

Congressman Bill Flores Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed S. 2372, the VA MISSION Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) released the following statement regarding…

As cities sprawl, more Texans are exposed to tornadoes

Mark Fox cringes every time he relives the day his worst weather nightmare came true. April 3, 2012 was a hot and humid day in North Texas, and the unstable…

Congressman Michael McCaul Sunday Morning FuturesTexas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – I joined Maria Bartiromo on Fox News’ “Sunday Morning Futures” to discuss the latest foreign policy issues surrounding Iran and…

Congressman Mac Thornberry Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Last week, the House Armed Services Committee passed the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (NDAA), which authorizes spending…

Speaker Ryan Press Office | https://spkrryan.us/2rvRRrO WASHINGTON, DC — There’s no question the economy is thriving. The unemployment rate has now dipped to 3.9 percent, its lowest point since December 2000.…

Gates, Zuckerberg team up on new education initiative

SEATTLE (AP) — Tech moguls Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg said Tuesday they will team up to help develop new methods for kids with trouble learning — an effort that…

Pelosi’s “dark cloud” comments differ from those of workers receiving welcome cash in their pockets. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — At a Politico Live event earlier this morning, House…

Goat Production and Marketing Workshop set for May 10 in Weslaco

Contact: Dr. Felipe Peguero, 225-288-8761, felipe.pegeuro@ag.tamu.edu WESLACO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension are hosting a goat production workshop May 10 in…

Bill would eliminate burdensome wildlife regulations and promote animal conservation Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) introduced the Saving America’s Vulnerable and Endangered…

Congressman Jodey Arrington Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – As I continue my work in Congress, a few of my most important policy priorities for our region include advocating for…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Attorney General Ken Paxton today applauded a 2-1 ruling by a three judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 4, the FAA Reauthorization Act. Congressman Bill Flores (R-Texas) issued the following statement regarding passage of the bill:…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar today reminded Texans about the temporary tax amnesty program giving certain delinquent taxpayers a chance to make their accounts compliant with…

Running out of time to prove he’d found a miracle cure, Bill Halford teamed up with a Hollywood executive and recruited a band of desperate patients. Source: Science News

Farm bill effects on cotton producers to be discussed at May 14-16 meetings

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5600, dljones@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jackie Smith, 806-746-6101, j-smith34@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a series of cotton meetings…