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,…

Nearly $5 billion announced for Texas Flood Control Projects Texas Insider Report: HOUSTON, Texas — Following the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) announcement of nearly $5 billion for Flood…

Sugarcane aphid populations popping up in High Plains sorghum fields

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, ebynum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Like the popup showers that have dotted the state, the sugarcane aphid is starting to show up all…

“Fundamentally Transforming America” left the Democratic Party in a Smoking Ruin By Matthew Continetti Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The only political civil war happening across the nation at the…

Perhaps it was deliberate dishonesty, perhaps it was confirmation bias — only certain details fit The Narrative By Guy Benson Suffice it to say that I haven’t felt this disillusioned about…

Harris County sets election over $2.5 billion bond to fund flood protection projects after Harvey

A $2.5 billion bond proposal that would fund flood protection projects in the Houston area will go to Harris County voters on Aug. 25, the one-year anniversary of when Hurricane…

By Michael Barone The nation is just past halftime in the 2018 primary election cycle. Twenty states — containing the majority, 228 of 435, of House districts — have held…

DNC also carrying $5.3 million in leftover debts, making matters worse Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Democratic National Committee (DNC) posted its worst April fundraising numbers since 2006 on Monday,…

Cleere, Bracher, Winters inducted into Texas A&M agricultural economics honor registry

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu    COLLEGE STATION – Kirk Cleere (’81), Paul Bracher (’78) and David Winters (’64) have been inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry…

Vegetable Spring Field Day in Uvalde draws producers

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Daniel Leskovar, 830-278-9151, Daniel.Leskovar@ag.tamu.edu UVALDE – More than 80 agricultural producers and those in agriculture-related businesses attended the recent Vegetable Spring Field Day…