Dinner Tonight recipes get American Heart Association certification

COLLEGE STATION – The Dinner Tonight program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is celebrating American Heart Month this February by announcing that the American Heart Association has certified…

‘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…

Eighteen new volunteers join Master Wellness Volunteer program in San Antonio

Master Wellness Volunteers from the recent training in San Antonio. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extensio0n Service photo) Attendees receive training to provide community health, wellness outreach SAN ANTONIO – The Texas…

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…

Producer drought management to be focus of Feb. 19 program in El Paso

EL PASO – An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program…

The American Red Cross Issues Emergency Call for Blood Donations

The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood donors to give now. Jan Hale, Communications Manager, says a lack of donations over the holidays, multiple winter storms…

Chafer used Remexi malware to spy on Iran-based foreign diplomatic entities

Executive Summary Throughout the autumn of 2018 we analyzed a long-standing (and still active at that time) cyber-espionage campaign that was primarily targeting foreign diplomatic entities based in Iran. The…

Food diversity studies give Aggies taste of different cultures, religions

Mehdi Hashemi, a Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Technology program of Texas A&M’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science, holds a bag of dried sumac, which is used as a spice in Middle Eastern…

Hale/Swisher Crop Conference set Jan. 31 in Plainview

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Jason Miller, 806-445-5056, Jason.Miller@ag.tamu.edu   PLAINVIEW – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Hale/Swisher Crop Conference will be held on Jan. 31 at the Ollie…

Report: Permian Basin oil producers flaring more natural gas than reported

A flare burns on May 24, 2018, atop a drill pad on land near Carlsbad. The oil-rich Permian Basin straddles West Texas and southeastern New Mexico. Robin Zielinski for the…

Two Texas A&M AgriLife faculty garner National Cotton Council recognition

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu Dr. Katie Lewis, 806-746-6101, Katie.Lewis@ag.tamu.edu   Texas A&M AgriLife faculty Dr. Gaylon Morgan, College Station, and Dr. Katie Lewis,…

Texas Brigades youth leadership summer camps accepting applications

Cadets at a Bobwhite Brigade camp learn about bobwhite habitat requirements and land management. Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Program Manager McKenzie Mull, 210-556-1391, camps@texasbrigades.org SAN ANGELO –Texas Brigades…

Annual right-of-way management training set Jan. 31 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Rick Auckerman, 806-364-3573, r-auckerman@tamu.edu AMARILLO – The annual “ROW” Conference for right-of-way management, conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be Jan. 31…

Taylor receives Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Award

COLLEGE STATION – The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, or TALL,  program has honored Daniel Taylor with the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented…

One Obstacle Remaining To Open University Drive Extension In East Bryan

There appears to be one obstacle that’s keeping barricades in front of the University Drive extension east of Boonville Road. Bryan city manager Kean Register and the city’s director of…

Texas Panhandle Vegetable Production Research Team earns AgriLife honors

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charlie Rush, 806-354-5804, crush@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Kevin Crosby, Jimmy Gray, Kay Ledbetter and Dr. Charlie Rush represent the team getting the Texas A&M AgriLife…

Erin Wade honored with AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Erin Wade, 817-598-6168, erin.wade@parkercountytx.com COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service – Office Support award to Erin Wade, office…

Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence presented to Texas A&M faculty and staff

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M AgriLife faculty and staff received the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence honors during a ceremony Jan. 7 on the…

The Queen Theatre to Host Pre-Screenings of ‘Victoria’

Texas A&M and KAMU have partnered with The Queen Theatre in Downtown Bryan to bring you three free pre-screenings of PBS’ hit, Victoria. Jon Bennett, KAMU-TV station manager, said the…

Texas A&M’s Parsons Mounted Cavalry in the Rose Parade

The iconic New Year’s Day Rose Parade began in 1890. Tuesday, for the first time ever, Texas A&M will be represented. Parsons Mounted Cavalry is one of 18 equestrian units…