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 –…

Agents continue to disrupt illicit South Texas activity Texas Insider Report: EDINBURG, Texas — Early last Monday morning, U.S. Border Patrol agents working near Escobares, Texas, witnessed several subjects who…

College Station Police Arrests Theft Suspect Following A Late Night Pursuit

The College Station police department’s continuing efforts to look for vehicle burglars results in another arrest. According to the arrest report, an officer on foot patrol reported at three in…

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…

Producer drought management to be focus of Feb. 19 program in El Paso

EL PASO – An educational program called “Managing Under Drought: Water Management Information for Growers in the Middle Rio Grande” will be offered Feb. 19 in El Paso. The program…

Vegetable industry mourns loss of 1015 Supersweet onion pioneer

Dr. Leonard Pike who pioneered the 1015 Supersweet onion and the Aggie maroon Beta Sweet carrot, along with a string of other vegetables that contributed billions to the Texas economy,…

Texas A&M scientists find Mexican endemic fish never identified in U.S.

Writer: Laura Muntean, 979-847-9211, laura.muntean@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Joshuah Perkin, 979-458-1814, jperkin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University’s Dr. Kevin Conway, Dr. Joshuah Perkin and their team have located an extremely…

Texas parks department, advocates pushing Congress to reauthorize key conservation fund

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department acquired land to create the Devils River State Natural Area in Del Rio with financial assistance from the federal Land and Water Conservation Fund.…

Texas Enterprise Fund prize estimated to have $2.5+ billion impact over the next 20 years Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I thank the PGA of America for the new jobs…

Texas Enterprise Fund attracts more than $853 million in new investments, 16,500+ new jobs across Texas Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “Texas is a leader in the establishment of…

Reef restoration projects aim to bolster Texas' record-low oyster population

Oyster shells along the Gulf Intercoastal Waterway. An oyster restoration project is underway in Matagorda Bay. Jerod Foster for The Nature Conservancy With oyster populations in Texas at historic lows,…

‘We strongly support the Governor’s request and urge you to provide any and all emergency measures afforded by the approval of a disaster declaration’ Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –…

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…

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…

“This grant will allow Texas to get even more dangerous criminals off the streets. . .” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Governor Greg Abbott today announced $5.8 million in…

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.…

Row crop grower education program set for Oct. 16 in Weslaco

Contacts: Lucas Gregory, 979-845-7869, LFGregory@ag.tamu.edu Brad Cowan, 956-383-1026, brad.cowan@ag.tamu.edu WESLACO – Lower Rio Grande Valley row crop growers have a chance to learn practical ways to maximize efficiency and productivity…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 2, 2018

Drought, late summer rains among challenges for Texas cotton growers Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Drought and untimely late-summer rains likely…

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…