Brown County Ag Day slated for April 26

  AgriLife Extension event set for Brown County Fairgrounds Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu   Contact: Scott Anderson, 325-646-0386, sa-anderson@tamu.edu   BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service annual…

Agricultural workshop for military, others slated for May 7 in College Station

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will present an agriculture workshop designed for active…

B/CS Ranks High in Job Creation

As U.S. hiring reaches a nine-year high, the latest Texas employment data begs to ask the question, is the worst of oil collapse’s economic impact over? In the last year,…

Your Healthy Lifestyle Won’t Necessarily Make You Healthier

Public health researchers are beginning to see that changes in how you live are no guarantee of changes in your health. That changes how they should do research. The post…

B/CS Chamber Day Is Thursday

Thursday is the eighth annual Chamber Day. Bryan/College Station Chamber of Commerce vice-president Glen Brewer says 150 volunteers have a goal of visiting at least 900 businesses to collect information…

AgriLife Research investigators study effects of aflatoxins on quail reproduction

UVALDE – In an effort to find what’s causing the decline of Texas wild quail populations, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists investigated whether regular ingestion of low levels of aflatoxins…

Please Be Seated Campaign

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s Brazos Valley Injury Prevention Coalition partners with the Texas Department of Transportation to bring the Please Be Seated campaign to the Brazos Valley. The Please Be…

Response To Anyone Offended By Ebola-Meth Post From Texas Police Department

DALLAS (AP) _ The joke has shown up on police department Facebook pages in at least two states: Anyone in possession of methamphetamine or other illegal drugs should stop by…

FBI probing virus behind outage at MedStar Health facilities

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hackers crippled computer systems Monday at a major hospital chain, MedStar Health Inc., forcing records systems offline for thousands of patients and doctors. The FBI said it…

Restaurant inspections for March 17-24

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

Urban landowner program in Fort Worth on April 7 to cover a variety of topics

FORT WORTH – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Tarrant County will offer a program April 7 to inform landowners on a range of topics from maintaining agriculture…

Hospitals are under attack in 2016

The year 2016 started with a quite a number of security incidents related to hacks of hospitals and medical equipment. They include a ransomware attack on a Los Angeles hospital,…

FDA adds boldest warning to most widely used painkillers

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal health regulators will add their strongest warning labels to the most widely prescribed painkillers, part of a multi-pronged government campaign to stem an epidemic of abuse …

Upton County Ag Expo slated for March 31 in Rankin

    Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Raymond Quigg, 432-693-2313, r-quigg@tamu.edu   RANKIN -The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Upton County Ag Expo on March 31…

DFW Area Mother Arrested For Killing Her Two Young Children

DALLAS (AP) _ Texas police say they’ve arrested the estranged wife of an internationally renowned pianist on capital murder charges in the deaths of the couple’s two young children. Benbrook…

Young drivers stop for RED in Brazos Valley

Reality Education for Drivers program seeks to reduce teen motor vehicle injuries, death COLLEGE STATION – A Reality Education for Drivers, or RED, program led by the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Restaurant inspections for March 10-16

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

Beef Cattle Conference and Ag Tour set for April 26-27 in Canadian

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Andy Holloway at 806-323-9114 or andy.holloway@ag.tamu.edu CANADIAN – The second annual Beef Cattle Conference and Ag Tour on April 26-27, sponsored by the Texas A&M…

Growing Your Health Summit set March 29 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, aburkham@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – A Growing Your Health Summit will be presented March 29 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and…

Silicon Valley Daycares Still Have Big Vaccination Problems

This year’s public health data again shows subpar vaccination rates at daycares used by employees of Google, Genentech, and IBM. The post Silicon Valley Daycares Still Have Big Vaccination Problems…