FAA probes Southwest calculations of baggage weight on jets

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes during a yearlong investigation. Source: Business –…

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 –…

Environmentalists’ challenges denied, shot down Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — After the federal government began to build the first new barriers on the nation’s southern border last week, in…

Quail Appreciation Day set for March 21 at Long Acres Ranch

RICHMOND — Landowners with an interest in quail management, hunters, wildlife enthusiasts and others will enjoy learning about one of Texas’ most iconic avian species during the Quail Appreciation Day…

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…

Feed grains marketing workshop set for Feb. 27-28 in Amarillo

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: DeDe Jones, 806-677-5600 or dljones@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The “Developing This Year’s Marketing Plan for Feed Grains” workshop will be held Feb. 27-28 at the Texas…

Sunday Afternoon Lockdown In A College Station Neighborhood

A College Station neighborhood was on lockdown Sunday afternoon for about 30 minutes. That didn’t stop residents around Southwest Parkway and Dartmouth from helping police find a man wanted for…

Michael Haynes new AgriLife Extension administrator for District 10

UVALDE — Michael Haynes is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 10 administrator. District 10, headquartered in Uvalde, serves 21 Southwest Texas counties. Michael Haynes. (Texas A&M AgriLife…

College Station Police Announce Vehicle Burglary Arrest

College Station police announce increased surveillance of a neighborhood hit by vehicle burglaries results in an arrest early Saturday morning. Additional officers were along Southwest Parkway between Wellborn and Welsh…

Death Of Southwest Airlines Co-Founder Herb Kelleher

DALLAS (AP) — Not many CEOs dress up as Elvis Presley, settle a business dispute with an arm-wrestling contest, or go on TV wearing a paper bag over their head.…

186 immigrants released Christmas Day, after 200 migrants released Christmas Eve Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — After approximately 520 immigrants were released by the U.S Immigration & Customs Enforcement (ICE) the day…

Pedestrian Struck By A College Station Police Vehicle Is Treated And Released At A Local Hospital

From College Station police: On 12/19/18 at approximately 1838 hours, a College Station Police Officer in a marked patrol vehicle was involved in an auto/pedestrian accident at the intersection of…

Childress to host Red River Crops Conference Jan. 23-24

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContacts: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941 ext. 233, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu CHILDRESS – The sixth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 27, 2018

Texas peanut production acreage down 43 percent from 2017 Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Emi Kimura, 940-552-9941, emi.kimura@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 20, 2018

Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fare Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. David Anderson, 979-845-4351, danderson@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Consumers could see lower prices on holiday…

Kids, Kows and More event in San Antonio brings agriculture to urban youth

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Natalie Cervantes, 210-631-0400, ntcervantes@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – More than 1,000 third- and fourth-grade students from elementary schools throughout Bexar County attended the recent two-day…

AgriLife Extension extends Path to the Plate program to youth

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Carolyn Prill-Bennett, 806-935-2594, Carolyn.prill@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Angela Burkham, 806-677-5600, angela.burkham@ag.tamu.edu DUMAS – More than 700 Moore County youth and adults were the first in the…

College Station Bridge And Street Closures For Friday

The Texas Department of Transportation’s Bryan district office announced the Southwest Parkway bridge over the freeway will be closed Friday, starting at 9 a.m. Asphalt resurfacing that was scheduled to…

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Nov. 14, 2018

Wet conditions continue to slow cotton harvest, reduce quality Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Gaylon Morgan, 979-845-0870, gdmorgan@tamu.edu Dr. John Robinson, 979-845-8011, jrcr@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Rain continues…

Registration open for Birding the Border program

April 22-26 program to feature sites in Kinney, Val Verde counties Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Maureen Frank, 830-278-9151, mgfrank@tamu.edu Emily Grant, 830-774-7591, emily.grant@ag.tamu.edu DEL RIO – Registration is open…