Support a Border Security Plan that continues to foster Economic Development with Mexico By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas —To solve our nation’s border security problem, we must…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 16, 2018

Nature, market forces made 2018 tough on Texas grain producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas…

There are Enhanced Border Security opportunities already available By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The border still faces a substantial illegal immigration problem with individuals coming to the U.S.…

The real problem is not Apprehension, but Processing Cases through the Legal System By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The flow of immigrants who illegally enter the…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) issued the following statement after the Trump administration announced it had reached a new trilateral trade agreement with Mexico…

Clean Up the Rio Grande & Give Border Patrol Access, Visibility By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The border still faces illegal immigration with individuals coming to…

Canadian trade negotiators to brief PM Trudeau in person

WASHINGTON (AP) — Canadian negotiators are traveling to brief Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in person on the state of negotiations with the United States on a deal that would allow…

PART I: THE STATE OF THE BORDER By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The flow of immigrants who illegally enter the United States through the Mexican border…

Trump: Canada 'will be out' of trade deal unless it's 'fair'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Canada on Saturday that it “will be out” of a revised North American trade agreement unless it’s “fair” to the United States, and…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 28, 2018

Texas rice farmers experiencing bumper 2018 Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Michael Orrin Way, 409-752-2741, moway@aesrg.tamu.edu            Dr. Lee Tarpley, 409-752-2741, ltarpley@tamu.edu BEAUMONT – Texas rice farmers are…

Preliminary US-Mexico trade deal leaves trail of uncertainty

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s declaration of victory Monday in reaching a preliminary deal with Mexico to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement raised at least as many…

Trump: NAFTA trade agreement with Mexico 'looking good'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the prospects are “looking good” for an agreement with Mexico that could set the stage for an overhaul of the North American Free…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Aug. 14, 2018

Uncertainty surrounds exports affecting Texas producers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Luis Ribera, 979-845-3070, lribera@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and…

Skype A Scientist program lets NRI research associate connect to new audience

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Melissa Meierhofer, 920-203-3668, mbm030@tamu.edu Dr. Jim Cathey, 979-458-2565, james.cathey@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –  What are bat wings made of? How are bats different from birds?…

Netkids

Children today are completely at home in the digital space. They use digital diaries and textbooks at school, communicate via instant messaging, play games on mobile devices (not to mention…

Trump launches probe into auto imports, possible tariffs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday launched an investigation into whether tariffs are needed on the imports of automobiles into the United States, moving swiftly as talks over…

Mexico faces prospect of failure in NAFTA talks

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The top trade representatives of the United States, Mexico and Canada ended the latest round of talks on renegotiating the North American Free Trade without a…

Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday that it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland’s abortion referendum amid concerns that North American groups are trying to influence the campaign. Source:…

Mexico's Pena Nieto optimistic on NAFTA overhaul talks

BERLIN (AP) — Mexico’s president has said at a trade fair in Germany that he’s optimistic about reaching a deal to overhaul the North American Free Trade Agreement. Source: Business…

Rosson appointed Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service interim director

Writer/Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Parr Rosson has been appointed interim director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service by the Texas A&M University System…