Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018

Nature, market forces made 2018 tough on Texas grain producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush announced the Texas General Land Office (GLO) has approved all nine methods of distribution (MODs) proposed by…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Workforce Commission (TWC) and the Texas Science and Engineering Advisory Board have named Texas A&M Engineering as the new host of the…

Preview Of The Seventh Brazos Valley Fair And A Call For Volunteers

A big portion of next week’s seventh Brazos Valley Fair is the contribution of 350 volunteers. Senior manager Fiona Meyer says opportunities are still available. Volunteers can also sell and…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 10, 2018

Cattle prices rise amid improving hay, forage conditions Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –  Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains…

“It was the Lord who put into my mind (I could feel His hand upon me) to sail to the Indies.” By Kerby Anderson Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today…

‘There will be plenty of time for senators to get briefed on the FBI background investigation should they choose to do so before we vote. I think that’s what we…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 2, 2018

Drought, late summer rains among challenges for Texas cotton growers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Drought and untimely late-summer rains likely…

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension agents claim national food safety award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, angela.burkham@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – A group of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents from the Panhandle received the Food Safety…

Texas A&M AgriLife brings public health, conservation exhibitions to state fair

The agencies of Texas A&M AgriLife converge at the State Fair of Texas through October with live demonstrations and teaching installations for healthier Texans. (AgriLife Illustration by Gabe Saldana) Writer:…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 25, 2018

Reduced wildlife numbers expected going into hunting season Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. John Tomecek, 325-650-3520, john.tomecek@ag.tamu.edu THRALL – Drought conditions throughout much of the state this summer…

Jon Schweppe, September 20th When news first broke that Professor Christine Blasey Ford had accused Judge Brett Kavanaugh of committing attempted sexual assault against her when they were both teenagers…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 18, 2018

Producers, homeowners battling armyworms Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, 903-834-6191, vacorriher@ag.tamu.edu OVERTON – Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following…

Farm Day at the Fair welcomes school groups for hands-on agriculture education

The the official registration webpage for Farm Day at the Fair is available online at https://tinyurl.com/statefairfarmday. Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.eduContact: Elizabeth Rudd, 214-904-3056, Elizabeth.Rudd@ag.tamu.edu     DALLAS — The Texas…

In concealing the accusation she received in July, the California Democrat did a disservice and took the worst possible course by waiting San Francisco Chronicle Editorial Board Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s treatment of a…

Texas Crop and Weather – Sept. 11, 2018

El Niño weather patterns expected to bring wetter conditions through winter 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 – Texas is emerging from one…

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…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 5, 2018

Wheat acres could rise slightly as prices trend upward; winter moisture expected Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Clark Neely, 979-845-3041, cbneely@tamu.edu Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION…

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,…

“Its hard to take it seriously when every single one of our colleagues in the Senate Judiciary Committee on the Democratic side have announced their opposition to this nominee even…