Only 18 House Democrats vote in favor the bill Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a resolution Wednesday afternoon forcing Democrat’s to show…

Online generators… of dashed expectations

Quite recently, we (and hence our security solutions) started to designate an entire class of sites — gift card generators — as fraudulent, despite their not stealing any money or personal data…

“Less than a year ago Democrats were all in favor of ICE & voted to authorize it. This is complete hypocrisy, and its pure politics.” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C.…

EPA: San Antonio ozone levels too high under new standard

Ozone, a key component of smog, forms when emissions from cars, coal plants and the like mix with other airborne compounds in the presence of sunlight. Responding to a court…

Three 2018 Urban Wildlife Series sessions to be presented in July, August

Native plants, water conservation and Medina River tour among offerings   July 17, 2018 Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-631-0400, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…

Texas A&M potato breeding trials offer reds to russets, babies to bakers

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Isabel Vales, 541-740-4437, isabel.vales@tamu.edu SPRINGLAKE – When Kelly Kuball walked the Texas A&M Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program variety display trials near…

Lesser prairie-chicken population on the rise, but advocates say it's not enough

The lesser prairie-chicken is a medium-sized, grayish brown grouse that lives in eco-regions spanning Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Greg Kramos / USFWS The number of lesser prairie-chickens…

Corpus Christi water tests clean after years of problems

The shelves in the bottled water section of a Walmart in Corpus Christi were nearly empty on the morning of Dec. 15, 2016. Nearly two years after the city’s water…

Summer Crops/OAP Center Pivot Irrigation Field Day set Aug. 9 at Bushland

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Qingwu Xue, 806-354-5803, qxue@ag.tamu.edu BUSHLAND – A Summer Crops/OAP Center Pivot Irrigation Field Day will be hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife and the…

APT Trends Report Q2 2018

In the second quarter of 2017, Kaspersky Lab’s Global Research and Analysis Team (GReAT) began publishing summaries of the quarter’s private threat intelligence reports, in an effort to make the…

Continued drought could lead to culling herds

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Banta, 903-834-6191, jpbanta@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Beef producers should be making plans regarding their herds in case drought conditions continue, said a Texas…

Recent indications show Hispanic voters prioritize other issues — like the growing economy Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Democrat Party leaders who have been counting on President Donald Trump’s hard-line…

Issues statement following Senate passage of the 2019 Farm Bill Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement upon casting a vote in…

Every July 4th is for us remember our beginnings, that our nation, under god, was created for equality and justice.  That we arose with the words inscribed in our Declaration…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – July 3, 2018

Texas facing long, hot summer Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, 979-862-2248, n-g@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dry conditions continue to persist in much of the state as…

The giant hogweed is set to bloom just around the Fourth of July every year—and every year, it spreads a little further. Source: Science News

Appears on Texas’ ‘Michael Berry Show,’ ‘Mark Davis Show’ and Fox News’ ‘Fox & Friends’ to discuss Justice Kennedy’s retirement from the Court, immigration, and President Trump’s summit with Putin,…

Hays County residents fear the fight to protect their water was all for nothing

Hays County residents thought their water was saved. Houston-based Electro Purification had plans to pump 5.3 million gallons of water per day from the Trinity Aquifer. The area wasn’t regulated by…

Rudy Ruedas joins AgriLife Extension in Bexar County as youth outreach educator

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Nelda Lebya Speller, 210-631-0400, nlspeller@ag.tamu.edu Rudy Ruedas, 210-631-0400, rudy.ruedas@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — Rudy Ruedas is the new youth outreach educator for the Texas A&M…

U.S. Supreme Court Rules in favor of President’s Actions to Strengthen Vetting of Immigrants Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Foreign nationals from countries that pose national security threats should…