Bryan Police Investigating The Death Of A Man Found Lying In A Street

A Bryan man died early Friday morning, possibly by being run over. Bryan police report an autopsy is being done on the victim, 54 year old Arnulfo Charles, whose body…

Permian Basin Cotton Conference set Feb. 28 in Stanton

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tommy Yeater, 432-264-2236, Tommy.Yeater@ag.tamu.edu STANTON — The Permian Basin Cotton Conference will be held Feb. 28 at the Martin County Community Center, 301 St.…

Six Ranchers Leasing Workshops scheduled across Texas

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, 806-677-5600, tdowell@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The 2019 schedule for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s popular Ranchers Leasing Workshop programs has been released,…

Engaging Rural Communities Conference set April 4-5 in Austin

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu AUSTIN – Addressing the future needs of rural Texas is the focus of the 2019 Engaging Rural Communities Conference April 4-5 at the Austin…

AgriLife Extension, Harlandale ISD join forces to ‘Walk Across Texas’

SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 youth and adults braved the wet and cold to participate in the recent Walk Across Texas health and wellness family event kickoff at the…

New AgriLife Extension health agent hired in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: McKayla Stephen, 806-435-4501, mckayla.stephen@ag.tamu.edu McKayla Stephen is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health agent for Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Roberts counties. (Texas A&M…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 12, 2019

Wet conditions, low supplies could mean good year for corn growers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –…

Texas A&M-led study explores the role of estrogen in controlling Type 2 diabetes

COLLEGE STATION – The results of a recent Texas A&M University-led study provide insights into the mechanism by which estrogen can decrease insulin resistance and the production of glucose, reducing…

Continued strong grain demand expected for 2019

(Left) Dr. Parr Rosson, interim director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Bill Foshea, outgoing chair of the Blackland Income Growth Conference, Dr. Bob Whitson, AgriLife Extension interim director…

Agents continue to disrupt illicit South Texas activity Texas Insider Report: EDINBURG, Texas — Early last Monday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents working near Escobares, Texas, witnessed several subjects who…

Bryan Police Arrest Brazos County Jail Inmate For Promoting Prostitution

Bryan police receiving a Crimestoppers tip last September has led to the arrest of a Brazos County jail inmate on a charge of promoting prostitution. According to the arrest report,…

East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference set March 1 in Lufkin

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Cary Sims, 936-634-6414, cw-sims@tamu.edu Dr. Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@tamu.edu LUFKIN – The annual East Texas Fruit and Vegetable Conference will be held March 1…

Quail Appreciation Day set for March 21 at Long Acres Ranch

RICHMOND — Landowners with an interest in quail management, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and others will enjoy learning about one of Texas’ most iconic avian species during the Quail Appreciation Day…

Texas Well Owner Network training set for Feb. 22 in Marlin

Contact: Dr. Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, dgholson@tamu.edu MARLIN — A Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, training has been scheduled for 1-5 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Hill Country land stewardship conference set April 25-26 in Kerrville

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu KERRVILLE – The Hill Country has its own special needs when it comes to managing livestock and wildlife and…

Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo Set Feb. 19-20 in Abilene

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.eduContact: Cody Hill, 325-672-6048, Cody.Hill@ag.tamu.edu    ABILENE — The Texas Farm, Ranch and Wildlife Expo will run from Feb.19-20 at Taylor County Expo Center, 1700 State…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thank you! Tons of you responded to the last survey about the issues that matter most to you, and I truly enjoyed reading your responses.…

High-yielding Harris Moran-8849 chosen 2019 ‘rodeo tomato’ for San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO – The high-yielding Harris Moran-8849 tomato has been selected as the official “rodeo tomato” for the 2019 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, which runs from Feb. 7-24. The…

AgriLife Extension plans two-hour auxin trainings across state

Online schedule available Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Scott Nolte, 979-845-4880, scott.nolte@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – As temperatures rise and thoughts turn to spring planting, many producers will need…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 5, 2019

Planted cotton acres to rise slightly or remain static Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Planted cotton acres are expected to be…