Junior Master Gardener Learn, Grow, Eat & Go! Program takes shape in Houston schools

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu HOUSTON – Houston Independent School District elementary students are learning how to plant, tend and harvest nutritious vegetables thanks to the Learn, Grow, Eat &…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (HOUSTON, Texas) – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) today released the following statements after Secretary of the Army Mark Esper…

Members of NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft team will host a Science Chat at 1 p.m. EDT Wednesday, Sept. 19, on humanity’s farthest planetary flyby, scheduled to occur Jan. 1 when…

Another Texas Task Force 1 Deployment Takes Teams To The Sites Of Two Hurricanes

For the second time in five days, College Station based Texas Task Force 1 is deploying teams in response to severe weather. On Tuesday, one team was deployed to North…

Texas A&M AgriLife high tunnel study expands

Team to add flower, vegetable seed production Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charlie Rush, 806-354-5804, crush@tamu.edu Many interested producers showed up to learn more about high tunnels at…

Turfgrass expert clips last blades of grass for research purposes

Dr. Richard White retires from Texas A&M Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Richard White intends to sit back and let the grass grow under his feet…

Democrats begin to speak out about fear that Pelosi’s presence imperils their ability to win House majority in November Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — “People pretend that it isn’t a…

Threat Landscape for Industrial Automation Systems in H1 2018

For many years, Kaspersky Lab experts have been uncovering and researching cyberthreats that target a variety of information systems – those of commercial and government organizations, banks, telecoms operators, industrial…

Steve Byrns retires after 36 years with AgriLife Extension communications

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Steve Byrns, who brought real-life experiences as a livestock producer in West Texas to his job as a communications specialist with the…

The party has the money & machinery, so why is so little going toward Hispanic Outreach? By Adrian Carrasquillo Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — In the 10 states with the…

Gill appointed interim executive associate dean for Texas A&M ag and life sciences

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Clare Gill has been appointed interim executive associate dean for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M…

Texas Keeps Landing New Businesses & Expanding Facilities By Steve Stackhouse-Kaelble Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — Economic development incentives are, of course, central to a lot of big deals —…

California has 11 Counties with more Registered than Actual Voters — 10 of which voted heavily for Hillary Clinton Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — As reported by the National Review’s…

J. Berry claims two major awards with Texas A&M AgriLife hibiscus hybrids

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Dariusz Malinowski, 940-552-9941, dmalinow@ag.tamu.edu VERNON – Dr. Dariusz Malinowski and Jim Berry have discussed commercialization potential of winter-hardy hibiscus hybrids every August for a…

McCollum retires from AgriLife Extension livestock specialist position

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Dr. Ted McCollum, 806-677-5600, ted.mccollum@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Dr. Ted McCollum, who came to Texas A&M in 1995 and built what many describe as a “dynamic”…

First in a series of annual trainings to help local leaders be better prepared for disaster recovery in addition to emergency response Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas – Today, Texas…

AgriLife Extension sets Rancher Roundtable: Partners in Prescribed Burning Sept. 12-13 in San Angelo

Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Morgan Treadwell, 325-450-7025, morgan.russell@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Rancher Roundtable: Partners in Prescribed Burning on…

Tours Fort Hood, visits with Soldiers and receives update on operations and training occurring on base and around the world Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – (KILLEEN, Texas) – U.S.…

Texas A&M AgriLife’s High Plains wheat ‘Top Picks’ list released

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Dr. Calvin Trostle, 806-746-6101, ctrostle@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Jackie Rudd, 806-677-5600, jcrudd@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – Each year, experts with the Texas A&M…

Texas A&M AgriLife study: Mango provides additional relief from chronic constipation

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Susanne Talcott, 979-458-1819, smtalcott@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A study led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists has shown consuming mango alleviates symptoms and…