AgriLife Extension to hold May wellness workshops in Austin

Programs at Lake Travis UMC to focus on healthy choices, portion control, nutrition fact labels AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present three wellness…

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…

West unveils memorial six years after fertilizer plant explosion killed 15

A vehicle near the remains of a fertilizer plant burning after an explosion in West, Texas, near Waco, in 2013.  Mike Stone / Bay Area News The Texas town of…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 16, 2019

Egg prices lower than last year, but could see seasonal spike COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see a seasonal spike in egg prices as demand increases for baking and dying…

School Property Tax Relief is in HB 3, not HB 2 — because HB 3 restructures School Finance & that’s where it belongs By Dale Craymer Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN,…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 9, 2019

Texas wheat acres looking good for grazing, grain, forage COLLEGE STATION – Texas wheat fields look good, but the next few months will determine yield outcomes, according to Texas A&M…

Lightning Starts Sunday House Fire In College Station

Lightning started a house fire Sunday during the noon hour in south College Station. According to a College Station fire department Facebook post, 21 firefighters took about seven minutes to…

“The system is broken and overwhelmed. It is a national emergency.” By Cal Thomas The definition of emergency might help focus attention: “A sudden, urgent, usually unexpected occurrence or occasion…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 2, 2019

Texas fruit crop looks good following freeze COLLEGE STATION – Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Peach trees…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  Last week, the Senate held hearings on the Texas Born Alive Infant Protection Act (SB 23-Kolkhorst), and Informed Consent clean-up bill (SB 24-Lucio) and…

By Cal Thomas This is an issue that should command immediate congressional action. Graham told The Washington Times that virtually every immigrant entering the country illegally over the last six…

San Angelo specialist serves as global sheep industry ambassador

Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.eduContact: Reid Redden, 325-653-4576,  Reid.Redden@ag.tamu.edu The U.S. delegation of Sheep Industry Ambassadors – Laurie Johnson, Whit Stewart and Reid Redden. (AgriLife Extension photo) SAN ANGELO  —…

Well water screening opportunities set for April in North Texas

The Texas Well Owner Network will present several well water screening opportunities in different North Texas counties. (Photo courtesy Texas Well Owner Network) COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife…

Construction Of Multimillion Dollar Union Pacific Railyard Near Mumford Is Down To 90 Workers

Nearly seven years ago, Union Pacific announced plans for a new railyard north of Mumford. At that time, what is now called the Brazos Yard was slated to have 1,000…

Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 26, 2019

Texas A&M AgriLife horticulturist Patrick Dickinson offers landscape tips for spring. (Texas A&M agriLife photo by Gabe Saldana) Horticulturist: Plan before planting for best results Contact: Patrick Dickinson, 972-952-9673, Patrick.Dickinson@ag.tamu.edu…

Corpus Christi & Port Aransas have several Southern Coast Beach locations to visit By State Rep. Todd Hunter Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Texas has over 360 miles of…

By Derek Hunter It’s not often I, like most of America, make a point to watch MSNBC or CNN. If I want to know what leftists are thinking I just…

Peace of Mind Conference set May 21 in Amarillo

Mental, behavioral health awareness on the agenda Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, angela.burkham@ag.tamu.edu Shree Veeramachaneni, 806-350-5277, shree@panhandlebehavioralhealthalliance.org AMARILLO — A “Peace of Mind” Conference will…

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…

Red, blue, purple — America is a tangle of ideologies all pulling in different directions. One view is ultimately going to prevail. It’s time for Americans to step up in…