Don’t forget to include pets in family emergency, disaster planning

COLLEGE STATION — June is National Pet Preparedness Month, and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts have some advice on how to keep pets and other animals safe during a…

Animal emergency summit to be held July 30 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas Animal Emergency Management Summit will be held  July 30 in Rooms 107A and 107B of the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences,…

‘Difficult Family Discussions’ workshop series underway in Lubbock

Writer: Susan Himes, 325- 657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Nancy Trevino-Schafer, 806-775-1740, Nancy.Trevino-Schafer@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering the summer 2019 workshop series, “Difficult Family Discussions,” to…

His values were the wind at my back when deployed to fight terrorism overseas By Austin Talley AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — When I was born on September 17th,…

Wild Pig Management Workshop set June 27 in Dawson

Event to include Richland-Chambers watershed stakeholder meeting Wild pig management will be the main topic of the workshop scheduled for June 27 in Dawson.  (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)…

New varieties, research to highlight July 18 potato field day near Springlake

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Isabel Vales, isabel.vales@tamu.edu SPRINGLAKE – The annual Texas Potato Breeding and Variety Development Program Field Day, hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and…

AgriLife Extension professional food manager certification training July 11-12 in Lubbock

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kay Davis, 806-775-1740, Kay.Davis@ag.tamu.edu LUBBOCK —The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is offering a professional food manager certification training course July 11-12 at the…

Americans everywhere are being subverted into modern-day slavery, and it’s happening all around us. Laurie Charles, MSN, RN, SANE-A, SANE-P, CA-CPSANE, CHSE, discusses the role of health care providers in…

New Parent Company Of CHI St. Joseph Is Refinancing Debt

It’s been a year and a half since a new owner was announced of the CHI St. Joseph health system. Another piece of merging Catholic Health Initiatives into a new…

 Illegal Immigration Costs Texans Billions Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Lt. Governor Dan Patrick issued the following statement today following the news that President Donald Trump has rescinded his…

Passing important bills to better the lives of Texans & Constituents of House District 2. By Texas State Rep. Dan Flynn Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Monday, May 27th…

The 2019 Hurricane Season began June 1st and concludes November 30th By State Rep. Todd Hunter AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — As hurricane season approaches, be aware of hazards and…

Budget helps state lower Property Taxes an average of 5.5% statewide, or $2.7 billion By State Rep. Tan Parker AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — When the 86th Legislature convened…

New national survey says Party’s Primary Voters prefer female candidates of color in 2020. So why are 2 white guys leading? By Gabriele Magni & Andrew Reynolds With shifting attitudes…

Abbott vetoes popular domestic violence bill because of an unrelated provision about radioactive waste fees

State Rep. Poncho Nevárez, D-Eagle Pass, on the House floor on May 1, 2019. Juan Figueroa/The Texas Tribune Gov. Greg Abbott on Wednesday vetoed a widely supported bill to protect…

New gene segment discovery has potential against cancer, autoimmune disorders

COLLEGE STATION – A small segment of a human gene STING, stimulator of interferon genes, could hold the key to treating autoimmune diseases and cancer, according to a study by…

Energizes Teacher Pay & Invests in Programs to Promote Teacher Quality By State Sen. Lois W. Kolkhorst AUSTIN, Texas (Texas Insider Report) — As the 86th Texas Legislature has come…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – June 4, 2019

Fruit season looks above average for producers UVALDE – Harvest has been peachy so far for fruit producers this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Conditions…

Maberry joins AgriLife Extension as family, community health agent for Jones County

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, Marty.Gibbs@ag.tamu.edu Kelli Maberry joins AgriLife Extension June 17 as the community and family health agent for Jones County. SAN ANGELO —…

Howdy, welcome to “Sounds Like Health”, my name is Mary Leigh Myer. Sam Craft: I’m her co-host, Sam Craft. Mary Leigh: And we are here today with Dr. Brandon Williamson,…