Congress already funded nearly 75% of the government back in October, which’ll leave most of the government open & operating Investors Business Daily — President Trump brashly announced “I’m proud to shut down government”…

Pierson at conference: Plant microbiomes could hold key to higher yields

Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Betsy Pierson, 979-862-1307, eapierson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Betsy Pierson, professor in the department of horticulture sciences for Texas A&M University, spoke at…

Restaurant Monitor: Dec. 12

The Restaurant Monitor is a weekly listing of scores for restaurants inspected by the Brazos County Health Department. Source: The Eagle Culture & Lifestyle

Mark Faries: My name is Dr. Mark Farris, I’m here with Tim Schnettler. We got a good question today, as we discussed, a very common question, this idea that we…

President Bush talked with me about the need to continue engaging Hispanics in our Republican Party. By Adryana Aldeen Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — I met President George H.…

Program Dec. 18 in Jefferson to cover Path to the Plate competition

Contact: Jessica Rymel, 903-756-5391, jessica.rymel@ag.tamu.edu JEFFERSON – An instructional program for a 4-H Path to the Plate video production contest will be held at the Collins Academy, 500 E. Broadway…

From the Ground Up Conference offered for health professionals Jan. 15

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu WACO – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program, From the Ground Up – Connecting Agriculture and Health, is scheduled for Jan. 15 at…

Texas A&M Human Behavior Laboratory now open for business  

Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Marco Palma, 979-845-5284, mapalma@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Human Behavior Lab hosted an open house and guest lecture as part of…

Precision nutrition to play key role in future needs of growing Texas

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu  COLLEGE STATION – The vice chancellor of Texas A&M AgriLife and director of the state’s premier agricultural research agency said precision nutrition and responsive agriculture…

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences banquet awards seven alumni for outstanding achievements

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Three Outstanding Early Career Alumni awards and four Outstanding Alumni awards were given recently at the Texas A&M University College of…

Mary Leigh Meyer: Welcome to Sounds Like Health, I’m Mary Leigh Meyer. Christina Sumners: And I’m Christina Sumners. Mary Leigh Meyer: We are here with Dr. Hector Chapa, a board…

Lowe hired as AgriLife Extension multi-county health agent

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Courtney Lowe, 806-485-9135, Courtney.lowe@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK – Courtney Lowe began her new job Dec. 3 as a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service multi-county health agent,…

AgriLife Research Chapkin named AAAS Fellow

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Robert Chapkin has been named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. Dr. Robert Chapkinhas been named American Association…

Kaspersky Security Bulletin 2018. Top security stories

Introduction The internet is now woven into the fabric of our lives. Many people routinely bank, shop and socialize online and the internet is the lifeblood of commercial organizations. The…

Blackland Income Growth conference to feature cattle health, cotton disease updates

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu WACO – An update on cattle ticks, new technologies in cotton and new horticultural practices will highlight the 57th annual Blackland Income Growth Conference…

AgriLife offers publications, videos on wild game food safety

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-631-0400, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Rebecca Dittmar, 979-458-2025, rsdittmar@ag.tamu.edu KERRVILLE – With hunting season in full swing, hunters can benefit from several educational publications and videos related to wild…

Brazos County’s State Senator Moves Into New Offices And Sponsors Or Co-Sponsors Five Bills

Shortly after his re-election to a second term, the state senator representing Brazos County has filed five pieces of legislation for the upcoming session. Three are directly related to his…

Including $1.5 million to develop and expand national child abuse hotline Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressman Henry Cuellar (TX-28) helped secure $85 million in funding for child abuse…

Texas A&M International Beef Academy receives grant from 44 Farms

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Cameron-based 44 Farms has provided gift funds to become the signature sponsor of the Texas A&M International Beef Academy, which debuted…

Surge of oil and gas flowing to Texas coastline triggers building boom, tensions

A brown pelican perches on a fishing pier, damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017, in Port Aransas, Texas, on June 6, 2018. In the background stand three offshore oil rigs.…