Gov. Greg Abbott signs disaster relief and preparedness bills in Houston

Gov. Greg Abbott signs Senate Bill 7, aimed at bolstering the state’s emergency preparedness and disaster relief programs. Michael Stravato for The Texas Tribune HOUSTON — Gov. Greg Abbott signed…

Texas A&M student identifies unique 5-million-year-old rhino species

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Rachel Short, rachel.a.short@tamu.edu The cast of “Little Guy” mounted on display in the East Tennessee State University Museum of Natural History at the Gray Fossil…

Trump Admin has reassigned so many inspectors from U.S.-Mexico Border its caused truckers to wait in line for hours, and in some cases days By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider…

Southern states unite in effort to encourage Congress’ approval of USMCA Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – As president of Southern U.S. Trade Association (SUSTA), Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller today…

Think Pink: Texas A&M student aids in discovery of fluorescent pink flying squirrel

Photographs of a flying squirrel under visible light and ultraviolet light shows what the specimen looks like to the human eye and with the aid of a UV light to…

Texas A&M Vice Chancellor’s teaching award presented to Hague

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Steve Hague, 979-845-8248, shague@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence – Teaching Award was presented to Dr. Steve…

Texas A&M undergraduate research scholar published in international journal

Media Contact: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Emily Bost, a recent graduate of Texas A&M University, made the most of her undergraduate career with research published in the…

Young County 4-Her sets America Royal national livestock judging contest record

Team places third overall Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Justin Rogers, 940-549-0737, justin.rogers@ag.tamu.edu GRAHAM – A Young County 4-Her set a record, and her team placed third recently when they…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – (Corpus Christi, TX, USA) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced its Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 Work Plan, which includes an additional $59 million in funding for the Corpus Christi Ship…

We’re living with too many bad decisions that the folks who’re involved have forced upon us By Dennis E. Nixon Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — If you ask any of…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced that OKIN BPS, a.s. is opening its new U.S. headquarters in San Antonio, Texas. The new headquarters in San…

Study examines potential loss of U.S. dairy export market to China

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Luis Ribera, 979-45-3070, lribera@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The U.S. dairy industry would suffer a significant blow on a number of products resulting from…

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…