50+ inches of rainfall, 130,000+ residences lost, and 500,000+ vehicles damaged or destroyed By Sens. John Cornyn & Ted Cruz Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — By now, we all…

Sorghum silage field day adds nutritional education to crop production

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Lizabeth Gresham, 373-0713, lizabeth.gresham@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – When producers showed up to the annual Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage…

RNA discovery could help boost plant heat, drought tolerance

Writer: Gabe Saldana, Gabe.Saldana@ag.tamu.edu, 956-408-5040 Contact: Dr. Liming Xiong, Liming.Xiong@ag.tamu.edu, 972-952-9246 DALLAS — Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists have discovered a ribonucleic acid, or RNA, that can increase the thale…

Rebuild Texas Update From John Sharp

Three weeks has passed since Hurricane Harvey. Governor Abbott’s team to rebuild Texas after Harvey gathered for an update on Thursday. Texas A&M system chancellor John Sharp, who is in…

Military veteran and beginning farmer, rancher entrepreneurial training Oct. 14-15 in Navasota

Applications accepted through Sept. 29 Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Erin Kimbrough, 979-847-6185, erin.kimbrough@ag.tamu.edu Mackenzie McLaurin, 979-862-1913, makenzie.mclaurin@ag.tamu.edu NAVASOTA — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with…

Periodic charts bring new meaning to Texas A&M wildlife researcher, others

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Kirk Winemiller, k-winemiller@tamu.edu                 COLLEGE STATION – To many of us, the mere mention of a “periodic table” conjures up pop quizzes, dread and the…

Houston's 'flood czar' says Harvey has brought the city to a decision point on flood control

When we caught up with Houston’s newly-appointed “flood czar” last year, he told us he had no money and no staff. That’s still largely the case, Stephen Costello told us in…

“We love locking arms with our fellow Texans to make big things happen.” By Weston Martinez Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — It wasn’t easy for Texas to win the intense…

Leading Through Change virtual conference set Sept. 26-29

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, abcrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Military Families Learning Network military caregiving team…

Crapemyrtle pest to be targeted by $3.3 million grant to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — The most popular flowering shrub in the U.S. has a new ally in a fight against…

Texas A&M Groundbreaking Of New Music Activities Center

From Texas A&M: Texas A&M University will break ground on the new $40 million John D. White ’70 – Robert L. Walker ’58 Music Activities Center on Friday, Sept. 8,…

Distributes about $40 million in Federal & State Funds Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “While $500 is only a start for a family facing the prospect of rebuilding, this…

Member Of Texas A&M System Board Of Regents Calls For Sumlin’s Dismissal

Shortly after the Texas A&M’s football team lost their season opener to UCLA 45-44 after the Aggies led the Bruins 44-10, a member of the A&M System board of regents…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

How to Help Harvey Relief Effort

Image provided by Texas A&M athetics. Texas A&M Athletics is partnering with Maroon Out and C.C. Creations in a t-shirt sale to aid relief efforts for people throughout the Gulf…

Hearts of humans far-reaching as animal shelters fill with evacuees

Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, ka-phillips@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Monty Dozier, 979-845-6800, monty.dozier@ag.tamu.edu ANGLETON — Donations of time and supplies have come in all types and sizes to the animal shelter and…

It’s been a few days since Kaspersky Lab’s blog post about the Multi Platform Facebook malware that was spread through Facebook Messenger. At the same time as Kaspersky Lab were…

UPDATE: B/CS Red Cross Opens Shelter At Central Baptist Church

Shelter opening announcement from the Brazos Valley Red Cross office: The Red Cross has opened a shelter in Bryan for local residents affected by flooding and weather damage. LOCATION: Central…

UPDATE: Red Cross Offering 2nd Hurricane Volunteer Training In Bryan Sunday Afternoon

Update from the Red Cross Heart of Texas Central and South Texas Region office: Thanks to the phenomenal turnout of our community today at the Red Cross Shelter Training class,…

AgriLife Extension helping with sheltering small, large animals displaced by Harvey

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Andy Vestal, 979-862-3013, t-vestal@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting community animal issues committees and local emergency management…