The Sweet Angels Democrats have shown no interest in stopping from flooding into the U.S. By Eddie Scarry On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 12, 2019

Wet conditions, low supplies could mean good year for corn growers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, jmwelch@tamu.edu Dr. Ronnie Schnell, 979-245-2935, ronschnell@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –…

By Erick Erickson According to a CBS News poll of President Trump’s State of the Union address, 76% of Americans liked his speech and 72% agreed with him on the…

President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Feb. 5th, 2019, from the House Chamber in Congress. The White House released the president’s remarks as prepared…

DWI Arrest While Driving A Tractor

A College Station man with three prior convictions for drunk driving is back in jail for DWI while driving a tractor. The arrest report from the Brazos County sheriff’s office…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Feb. 5, 2019

Planted cotton acres to rise slightly or remain static Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Planted cotton acres are expected to be…

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 Avenue Repaving In The Twin Cities Begins Monday Night

It’s been years since the asphalt surface on Texas Avenue in the twin cities has been resurfaced. But a six and a half mile stretch of Texas…from George Bush Drive…

Gov. Abbott, Dallas, Fort Worth mayors recognize retiring AgriLife specialist

Dr. Dotty Woodson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist in water resources and landscape horticulture. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Gabe Saldana) Writer and contact: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.edu…

State lawmakers aim to lock in funding for Texas parks, historic sites

Balmorhea State Park in Toyahvale and other Texas state parks have an estimated $781 million in deferred maintenance needs. In 2017, nearly 10 million people visited Texas’ 95 state parks…

Grimes County Sheriff’s Deputy Survives A Rollover And Fiery Crash

A chase Monday night in northern Grimes County where a motorcyclist exceeded 130 miles per hour ended with a sheriff’s deputy crashing his patrol vehicle. The sheriff’s office reported the…

AgriLife Extension honors two District 7 agents with career awards

Bob Guthrie was among the agents recognized for his service and dedication. Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents in District 7…

Road Rage Incident

Texas A&M police responded to a road rage incident around 4:30 p.m. Wednesday afternoon. According to the news release, the victim said he was traveling north on Harvey Mitchell Parkway…

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…

Green Dye, Not Anti-Freeze, Entered Bryan’s Burton Creek

Green water spotted in Burton Creek south of SFA middle school in Bryan on Monday was not anti-freeze as reported to the fire department. Public works director Jayson Barfknecht says…

Texas Well Owner Network trainings set for DFW area in February

The Texas Well Owner Network will present water well trainings in February for several North Texas counties. (Texas Well Owner Network photo) COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network…

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off, I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: And we are here today with Dr. Matthew Smith. Maybe you could…

Top of Texas Cotton Conference set for Jan. 28 in Pampa

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Danny Nusser, 806-677-5600, dnusser@ag.tamu.edu PAMPA – The multi-county Top of Texas Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on…

Last Chance CEU Training Course set for Jan. 22 in San Angelo

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Last Chance CEU Training Course is set for Jan. 22 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 7887…

More than 800 slated to attend beginner’s gardening course in North Texas

Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening flyer Writer: Gabe Saldana, 956-408-5040, gabe.saldana@ag.tamu.eduContacts: Daniel Cunningham, 972-952-9223, daniel.cunningham@ag.tamu.eduMartha Cavazos Fipps, 972-547-7335, mcavazos@mckinneytexas.org DALLAS — A regional gardening course for beginners, to be held Jan.…