Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic Jan. 3 in Cameron

Contact: Floyd Ingram, 254-697-7045, floyd.ingram@ag.tamu.edu CAMERON –  The Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the longest-running programs offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for Jan. 3…

AgriLife entomologists: Exclusion best protection from winter insect ‘home invasion’

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Wizzie Brown, 512-854-9606, ebrown@ag.tamu.edu Molly Keck, 210-631-0400, mekeck@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – Like all living things, insects are constantly searching for food, water and shelter, so…

Noland new agronomist at Texas A&M AgriLife San Angelo center

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Dr. Reagan Noland has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo as AgriLife Extension agronomist specializing…

AgriLife Extension horticulturist: Protect, select, plant with colder weather in mind

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – With the mercury dropping in South Central Texas, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist said it’s…

Cattle tick, handling demonstrations featured at 47th South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – Ranchers working cattle this fall and winter, or surveying pastures and wildlife, need to be mindful of ticks harboring on livestock and forage…

Texas Firefighters Heading To California Includes A Crew From Bryan

The Bryan fire department is sending a crew to assist with the latest wildfires in California. BFD is joining firefighters from Round Rock, Kyle, Lake Travis, and Oak Hill to…

‘We strongly support the Governor’s request and urge you to provide any and all emergency measures afforded by the approval of a disaster declaration’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

“To hear my Democrat opponent say that Sanctuary Cities are important, and that he favors them, is unbelievable.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Border Security is something that’s on…

Austin lifts city-wide boil water notice

The Ulrich Water Treatment Plant is one of three City of Austin plants that draws water from the Colorado River. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune After seven days of…

Representative Roger Williams Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Last week, our community experienced devastating flooding that wrecked homes, businesses, and infrastructure. I visited the folks in Kingsland and Marble Falls to evaluate…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Disaster can strike at any time, as proven by the recent historic flooding in Central Texas. As the floodwaters recede and the recovery phase…

After historic Texas flooding, officials will likely open more floodgates on Central Texas dam

Record rainfall in Llano and Burnet counties in the Texas Hill Country caused major flooding in Marble Falls on Oct. 16, 2016. Bob Daemmrich for The Texas Tribune Across Central…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Congressman Roger Williams (R – Austin) released the following statement Tuesday after speaking with local officials regarding flooding in Central Texas: “I have been…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018

Nature, market forces made 2018 tough on Texas grain producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) has approved all nine methods of distribution (MODs) proposed by…

Cattle handling, tick update part of 47th South Central Texas cow-calf clinic Oct. 26

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRENHAM – The  47th annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show is set for Oct. 26 at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales…

Waco Police K-9 Officer Shot Dead After Biting Its Handler

WACO, Texas (AP) — A Central Texas police dog has been shot dead after it bit its handler while officers were trying to serve a warrant. Two Waco police officers…

Why the Lower Colorado River Authority needs groundwater rights in Bastrop County By Phil Wilson Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) been serving Texans for…

Study shows ‘precision nutrition’ may help prevent non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

Texas A&M, Central Texas Veterans Health Care Systems, others collaborate on study Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Chaodong Wu, 979-458-1521, cdwu@tamu.edu Dr. Gianfranco Alpini, 254-743-1044, galpini@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 18, 2018

Producers, homeowners battling armyworms Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, 903-834-6191, vacorriher@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following…