Winter silage program Dec. 18 in Dublin

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jennifer Spencer, 254-968-4144 ext. 233, jennifer.spencer@ag.tamu.edu DUBLIN – A winter silage program Dec. 18 in Dublin will cover a variety of topics related…

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet awards seven alumni for outstanding achievements

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Three Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards and four Outstanding Alumni awards were given recently at the Texas A&M University College of…

Texas Farm Credit to sponsor Texas A&M ag economics entrepreneurship symposium

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –Texas Farm Credit will sponsor the annual Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program symposium, a signature event of the Texas A&M University department of agricultural…

Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting set for Dec. 11 in Claude

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Derek Williamson, 806-226-3021, mikeal.williamson@ag.tamu.edu CLAUDE – The annual Armstrong County Fall Producers Meeting sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held…

Outdated Medicaid Rolls may tell us something about outdated Voter Rolls By Dr. Merrill Matthews Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The governor’s election in Georgia has led to charges…

AgriLife Extension provides information on biopesticides

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, ebynum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Producers may have additional biological pesticides to add to their arsenal of control methods for pests such as…

AgriLife Extension training to kick-off Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show Nov. 27

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Danny Nusser, 806-376-0051, d-nusser@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host a day of training during the Amarillo Farm and Ranch…

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…

Forage sorghum field day demonstrates high yielding varieties, sugarcane update

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, ebynum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage sorghum trials west of Amarillo provide…

By Cal Thomas The woman who alleged in a confidential letter that as a high school student in Maryland in the ’80s Brett Kavanaugh “pinned her to a bed on her back…

#Resistance is warring on all fronts, reminding Americans why Trump was elected.  By Victor Davis Hanson Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Barack Obama decided that ex-presidents should attack current presidents, and…

The current Confirmation Process is badly broken, alternating between Rubber Stamps & Witch Hunts Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yale Law School professor Akhil Reed Amar, who backed Hillary Clinton in 2016,…

Forage, grain sorghum hybrids to be featured at Sept. 13 field day near Bushland

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu BUSHLAND – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the Bushland Forage Sorghum Silage Field Day Sept. 13. Forage…

Swisher County Corn and Sorghum Tour set for Sept. 11 in Tulia

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skedbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: John Villalba, 806-995-3721, john.villalba@ag.tamu.edu TULIA – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Swisher County Ag Committee will host a corn and sorghum tour…

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…

Hurricane Harvey becomes focal point in Houston-area races for Congress

Jeremy Boutor removes personal items on an air mattress from his home in a neighborhood along Eldridge Parkway, flooded by waters released from Addicks Reservoir on Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017,…

Harris County voters pass historic $2.5 billion for flood control

On Saturday, August 25, 2018, a year to the day after Hurricane Harvey slammed into Texas, Harris County voters approved a $2.5 billion bond measure to finance hundreds of flood…

Texas Water Resources Institute to hold water quality meeting Aug. 23 in Belton

Contacts: Allen Berthold, 979-845-2028, taberthold@ag.tamu.edu Ed Rhodes, 979-458-5663, edward.rhodes@ag.tamu.edu BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting Aug. 23 in Belton for anyone interested in…

42nd annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour set Aug. 28

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. J. D. Ragland, 806-468-5543, j-ragland@tamu.edu   CANYON – The 42nd annual Randall County Ag Day and Crops Tour hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 31, 2018

Pest numbers climbing in South Plains,Panhandle summer crops Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Contact: Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, ebynum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Infestations of damaging pests are increasing on corn,…