Not just animal feed: Sorghum packs nutritious punch for people

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact; Lizabeth Gresham, 806-373-0713, lizabeth.gresham@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – “How many of y’all eat sorghum?” Lizabeth Gresham, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent in Potter County, discusses the…

Makes good on first ever GOP Caucus endorsement in open seat with strong support from Lt. Governor, et al . . . Flores is the first Hispanic Republican Senator and his…

Floodwaters inundate lake at NC power plant, raising alarm

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy activated a high-level emergency alert at a retired coal-fired power plant in North Carolina as floodwaters from the nearby Cape Fear River overtopped an…

U.S. to reclaim world’s top crude oil producer crown for first time since early 1970’s Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ever since OPEC waved a white flag and agreed…

US stocks mixed in early trading; bond yields surge

Major U.S. stock indexes wavered between small gains and losses in early trading Wednesday. Bond yields rose, sending banks higher. Energy stocks rose along with crude oil prices. Homebuilders climbed…

AgriLife Extension to host Western Anadarko Oil & Gas Conference Oct. 2 in Canadian

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Holloway, 806-323-9114, Andy.Holloway@ag.tamu.edu CANADIAN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Western Anadarko Basin Oil & Gas Conference will be held Oct. 2 in the…

Rains from Florence cause collapse at NC coal ash landfill

Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast. Source:…

US stocks are little changed after mixed economic reports

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks are little changed Friday morning as banks climb but retailers and big-dividend stocks slide. The Federal Reserve said production of cars and energy jumped…

One might say all it took to get the economy crackling was to get Obama out of office. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Can you believe Barack Obama? The president…

As Hurricane Florence bears down on East Coast, Texas faces flooding from Gulf Coast disturbance

A wide swath of Texas could experience flooding from a Gulf Coast disturbance this weekend. National Weather Service Hurricane Florence is smashing the East Coast with near 100-mph sustained winds…

Report: Texas criteria for polluted site cleanup 'significantly weaker' than neighboring states

The San Jacinto River Waste Pits, an EPA Superfund site that is contaminated with dioxins, is located off Interstate 10 east of Houston. Michael Stravato The criteria Texas uses to…

Former Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman dies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Energy Secretary Samuel Bodman, who served under President George W. Bush, has died. Source: Business – The Eagle

Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H1 2018

For many years, Kaspersky Lab experts have been uncovering and researching cyberthreats that target a variety of information systems – those of commercial and government organizations, banks, telecoms operators, industrial…

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 —…

Report from environmental group warns of bacteria risk at Texas beaches, rivers

A report by Environment Texas and the Frontier Group warns that more than half of Texas beaches tested for bacterial contamination were unsafe for swimming on at least one day…

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…

Breakfast ideas for those hectic school mornings

The energy and excitement of the first week of school has likely subsided now. No longer are your kids up early. No longer are they jumping out of bed as…

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…

Technology companies lead US stocks higher in early trade

Technology companies led U.S. stocks higher in early trading Friday, reversing all of the market’s losses from a day earlier. Energy stocks rose as oil prices continued to rally. Several…