Olson, Jarvis inducted into Ag Economics Honor Registry

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Mark Olson (’71) and Britt Jarvis (’85) are the newest inductees into the Texas A&M University Department of Agricultural Economics Tyrus…

Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-­turners for future scientists and engineers. Source: Science News

Multi-County Wildlife Management Workshop slated for Oct. 17 in Luling

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Julie Zimmerman, 512-398-3122, julie.zimmerman@ag.tamu.edu LULING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and others will present the Multi-County Wildlife Management Workshop Oct. 17 at…

“As a Hero of Main Street, Hurd truly understands that decisions made in Washington have a real impact on local businesses & communities.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “99.8% of…

Texas Keeps Landing New Businesses & Expanding Facilities By Steve Stackhouse-Kaelble Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Economic development incentives are, of course, central to a lot of big deals —…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions (R-TX) joined the Department of Energy Secretary, Rick Perry, in hosting a roundtable with North Texas energy industry leaders on…

Easterwood Airport’s New FBO Is Open

The first significant investment in general and corporate aviation at Easterwood Airport in 72 years is now open. The Texas A&M system and its airport operator, Astin Aviation, recently held…

"Mother Nature is very resilient": A year after Hurricane Harvey, coastal ecosystems are thriving

The Nueces River near Corpus Christi and the Gulf of Mexico. Courtesy Texas A&M-Corpus Christi CORPUS CHRISTI — When Larry McKinney steers his boat around the bays near Corpus Christi,…

Tesla forms committee to assess proposal to go private

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it. Source:…

Musk says he's talking with Saudi fund to take Tesla private

Saudi Arabia’s sovereign wealth fund would be the main source of money for Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s grand plan to take the company private, but the deal isn’t done yet,…

Tesla CEO Musk taunts short sellers amid legal scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government…

Schwertner receives Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Jim Schwertner has received the Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award. Pictured (left) Dr. Mark Hussey, former vice chancellor and dean of agriculture…

Experts advise cattle producers to keep watchful eye on export markets

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The impact of U.S. beef exports on calf prices continues to rise as experts advise ranchers…

Arkema officials charged with "recklessly" releasing chemicals amid Harvey flooding

Aerial view of the Arkema chemical plant in Crosby, Texas. Arkema Group Facebook page A Harris County jury on Friday handed a series of indictments to Arkema Inc., an international…

Media Advisory: Tariffs, cattle market outlook highlight Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 6-8 in College Station

Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Beef export markets and their importance to cow-calf producers will highlight the general session of the 64th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short…

Hundreds of New Jobs Coming to the Brazos Valley

There are 300-400 new jobs coming to Bryan-College Station with the expansion of the Boston-based company, Nift. Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation President/CEO, Matt Prochaska, says Nift is a technology…

NFIB’s June Report says Small Business Owners continue to Create New Jobs & Increase Compensation Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Small business owners continue to report astounding optimism as…

'Difficult baptism' awaits new Fiat Chrysler CEO

MILAN (AP) — Fiat Chrysler’s second-quarter earnings presentation was meant to celebrate long-time CEO Sergio Marchionne’s achievement of eliminating all debt for the formerly troubled company. Instead, it will be…

“Their business-friendly climate, state incentives, and geographical location were important factors…” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since then-Governor Rick Perry began aggressively recruiting businesses to Texas with his newly…

Manley role at Fiat Chrysler a turning point for carmaker

The nomination of Mike Manley as CEO of Fiat Chrysler marks a turning point for the carmaker, putting a brand with historic Italian roots in the hands of someone with…