Everything is Bigger and Better in Texas for Businesses TAB Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas economy is the fastest-growing in the nation. More Texans are working than…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 12, 2019

Wet conditions, low supplies could mean good year for corn growers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –…

President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Feb. 5th, 2019, from the House Chamber in Congress. The White House released the president’s remarks as prepared…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 5, 2019

Planted cotton acres to rise slightly or remain static Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Planted cotton acres are expected to be…

‘I am proud to be appointed to two productive subcommittees that will allow me to continue to deliver for South and West Texas’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Appropriations…

District 7 announces new AgriLife Extension agent hires

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu   SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s District 7 recently welcomed four new agents and assistant agents to their ranks. District 7 is…

A Zebrocy Go Downloader

Last year at SAS2018 in Cancun, Mexico, “Masha and these Bears” included discussion of a subset of Sofacy activity and malware that we call “Zebrocy”, and predictions for the decline…

New AgriLife Extension agent hired for Yoakum County

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Sierra Stephens, 806-456-2263, Sierra.stephens@ag.tamu.edu PLAINS – Amarillo native Sierra Stephens said she will fulfill a lifelong dream on Jan. 7 when she starts her new…

Dazzle with a fancier take on the classic deviled eggs

Deviled eggs are a classic Southern finger food, and surely, we’ve all tried our fair share. At any given gathering, somebody might show up with a platter of deviled eggs,…

Underwhelmed by sugar cookies? Try almond extract, salt

A good sugar cookie can be hard to come by. I’ve tried my fair share of both store-bought and homemade, and sadly, I must report the majority have been lackluster…

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off. I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: With us today is Dr. Carl Gregory, an associate professor in the…

Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic Jan. 3 in Cameron

Contact: Floyd Ingram, 254-697-7045, floyd.ingram@ag.tamu.edu CAMERON –  The Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the longest-running programs offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is scheduled for Jan. 3…

Cruz-led bipartisan legislation responds to Nicaragua crisis and holds regime accountable for human rights abuses Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) today issued the following…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Sen. John Cornyn Today U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) issued the following statement after former President George H.W. Bush passed away: “Today the nation…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 27, 2018

Texas peanut production acreage down 43 percent from 2017 Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

Mary Leigh Meyer: Howdy, this is Mary Leigh Meyer. Sam Craft: And I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh Meyer: And welcome to Sounds Like Health. We are here with…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2018

Wet conditions continue to slow cotton harvest, reduce quality Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu Dr. John Robinson, 979-845-8011, jrcr@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Rain continues…

They wish there were more jobs, but rural Texans are happy where they are, poll finds

Texans in the rural counties that make up the vast majority of the state’s geography are overwhelmingly happy with their quality of life, about their public schools and the quality…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 6, 2018

Statewide pecan crop looks good despite losses from rain Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larry.stein@ag.tamu.edu UVALDE – An above-average production year for pecan growers could…