Brazos County Health District Update On Recent Measles Exposure

The Brazos County Health District announced as of Monday, those who ate at Chuy’s restaurant in College Station on March 29th are no longer at risk of developing measles. The…

Opinion: Researchers are studying how artificial intelligence could predict risks of premature death. But the health care industry needs to consider another risk: unconscious bias in AI. Source: Science News

Texas Community Futures Forum scheduled in Lubbock April 22

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag,tamu.edu Contact: Ronda Alexander, 806-775-1740, Ronda.Alexander@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK – The Texas Community Futures Forum will be April 22 in Lubbock County. The forum is designed to assist…

AgriLife Extension to hold May wellness workshops in Austin

Programs at Lake Travis UMC to focus on healthy choices, portion control, nutrition fact labels AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present three wellness…

At TED 2019, neuroscientist Matthew Walker argued that sleep deprivation is having a catastrophic effect on our health and safety—here are all the ways. Source: Science News

Private water well screening set May 13 in Victoria

VICTORIA — The Texas Well Owner Network is hosting a water well screening for area residents May 13 in Victoria. The Texas Well Owner Network will present a water well…

AgriLife Research study shows poultry gut health improved under fewer light hours

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists found that poultry producers can increase flock health and reduce dependence on antibiotics simply by turning out the lights. Fewer antibiotics may…

A creek flowing to the Colorado River turned black. Now the state has sued the alleged polluter.

Skull Creek flows black as it crosses over a country road downstream from Inland Environmental & Remediation Inc. near Altair on April 14, 2019.  Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune…

Texas A&M AgriLife Research donates hibiscus plants to help beautify Vernon

Contact: Lileen Coulloudon, 940-552-6226, Lileen.coulloudon@ag.tamu.edu Members of the Lion’s Club in Vernon help with the Chamber of Commerce and the Tourism and Main Street Program give away of donated Texas…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 16, 2019

Egg prices lower than last year, but could see seasonal spike COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see a seasonal spike in egg prices as demand increases for baking and dying…

AgriLife Extension grass-fed beef conference May 30-31

Topics include niche markets, consumer preferences, forage systems Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ron Gill, 979-845-3579, rgill@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The popular grass-fed beef conference is scheduled May…

70% Top Tax Bracket for Ordinary Income & Capital Gains would give America world’s Highest Income Tax Rate Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Senator and Democrat Presidential Candidate Bernie…

Lindsey Hendrix: Thanks for joining us for this special episode of Texas A&M Health Talk. At South by Southwest this year, Dr. Carrie Byington, vice chancellor for health services at…

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approves Expanded Mission Of Health Related Colleges

The Texas A&M system board of regents has taken the first step to grow the commercial potential of the health science center. Regents have approved a governing framework for a…

Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Approves Expanded Mission Of Health Related Colleges

The Texas A&M system board of regents has taken the first step to grow the commercial potential of the health science center. Regents have approved a governing framework for a…

Texas ranked 7th in measure of Services Received compared to Taxes Paid Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has one of the best rates of return on taxpayer investments…

Texas ranked 7th in measure of Services Received compared to Taxes Paid Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has one of the best rates of return on taxpayer investments…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Urban stream processes, restoration program set for April 23 in Pearland

PEARLAND – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23 in Pearland for professionals interested in conducting stream…

Specialists use technology to stop the spread of disease among flocks

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Reid Redden, 325-653-4576, Reid.Redden@ag.tamu.edu Dr. John Walker, 325-653-4576, jwalker@ag.tamu.edu Jake Thorne, 325-653-4576, Jake.Thorne@ag.tamu.edu AgriLife Research and Extension Service in San Angelo uses technology…