Longtime AgriLife Research economist Dr. James Richardson to retire

Originator of farm simulation model used to analyze farm bills since 1980s Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Since the mid-1980s, the simulation model developed by a…

Remotely controlled EV home chargers – the threats and vulnerabilities

We are now seeing signs of a possible shift in the field of personal transport. Recent events such as the ‘dieselgate’ scandal undermine customer and government confidence in combustion engines…

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”…

Following 2018 Election setbacks, Texas Republicans must look inside their own tent By Matt Mackowiak Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — There have been a couple news stories about the…

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…

Republicans should take Beto seriously. The 2020 revolution will be marketed, and he is a product. Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Former Rep. Robert “Beto” O’Rourke (D-TX) has been meeting…

Shan named to Christine Richardson Professorship in Agriculture

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Libo Shan, professor and director of the Norman E. Borlaug Center, Institute for Plant Genomics and Biotechnology, has been appointed…

NASA’s Interior Exploration using Seismic Investigations, Geodesy and Heat Transport (InSight) lander, which touched down on Mars just 10 days ago, has provided the first ever “sounds” of Martian winds…

Neely new president of Texas Plant Protection Association

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu BRYAN – Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grain specialist in College Station, has been announced as the new president of…

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…

APT review of the year

What were the most interesting developments in terms of APT activity throughout the year and what can we learn from them? Not an easy question to answer; everybody has partial…

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…

Innovative tool will let landowners easily report wild pig activity, damage

Writer:  Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jim Cathey, 979-458-2565, james.cathey@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Natural Resources Institute, NRI, encourages landowners to report wild pig sightings and damage…

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…

First Annual Cyberwarcon

Cyberwarcon is a brand new event organized yesterday in Arlington, Virginia, and delivered eight hours of fantastic content. “CyberwarCon is a one-day conference in the Washington D.C. area focused on…

By Erick Erickson Attacked repeated as a racist and responding weakly, Hyde-Smith still won. Good. Cindy Hyde-Smith won in Mississippi, beating former Clinton Agriculture Secretary Mike Espy who had been…

Holiday celebrations at The Leach Teaching Gardens to kick off Nov. 30

Festival of Trees, open house part of planned events Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Leach Teaching Gardens at Texas A&M University will host a month-long…