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 &…

Not just animal feed: Sorghum packs nutritious punch for people

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact; Lizabeth Gresham, 806-373-0713, lizabeth.gresham@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – “How many of y’all eat sorghum?” Lizabeth Gresham, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent in Potter County, discusses the…

Why the Lower Colorado River Authority needs groundwater rights in Bastrop County By Phil Wilson Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) been serving Texans for…

Makes good on first ever GOP Caucus endorsement in open seat with strong support from Lt. Governor, et al . . . Flores is the first Hispanic Republican Senator and his…

Producer participation requested in AgriLife Extension predator survey

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Bill Thompson, 325-657-7306, w-thompson@tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – The 2018 Predator Survey by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will paint a more accurate picture…

Threats posed by using RATs in ICS

While conducting audits, penetration tests and incident investigations, we have often come across legitimate remote administration tools (RAT) for PCs installed on operational technology (OT) networks of industrial enterprises. In…

The Empire Strikes Back brought us the TIE bomber—and new physics questions to try to solve. Source: Science News

Cow Country Congress set for Oct. 19 at Triple Son Farms in Centerville

Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu CENTERVILLE – The 2018 Cow Country Congress is set for Oct. 19 at Triple Son Farms, 7532 Farm-to-Market Road 542 in Centerville. Registration is…

One might say all it took to get the economy crackling was to get Obama out of office. Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Can you believe Barack Obama? The president…

Obama’s lectures are exactly what got President Trump Elected in the first place By Allie Stuckey Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Last week, former President Barack Obama offered his…

Two new studies bring us closer to finding the optimal time, according to our internal clocks, to pop a pill—or maybe even schedule surgery. Source: Science News

While certainly hectic, things are significantly better now that you’re gone. By Derek Hunter Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — Welcome back to the political arena, President Obama. I caught…

Brush management topic of Sept. 18 meeting in Post

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Tarlton Holloway, 806-495-4400, tarlton.holloway@ag.tamu.edu POST – Producers from the Central Texas and South Plains area can hear the latest information on brush management at…

“This election is about jobs, it’s about safety and jobs,” Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — With blue-collar jobs growing at their fastest rate in more than 30 years, and…

Texas Master Gardeners converge in San Antonio for advanced training

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larry.stein@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – About 50 Master Gardeners from 27 counties throughout Texas recently came to…

Ag law workshop set for Oct. 3 in Big Spring

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.eduContact: Tommy Yeater, 432-264-2236, t-yeater@tamu.edu BIG SPRING – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Howard, Martin, Midland and Andrews counties and Ag Workers Insurance…

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…

We’ve entered the home stretch of what is sometimes referred to in Austin as “The Interim.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — It’s been just a little over a year since…

Brazos County Expo will host State 4-H Horse Show for next five years

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Dr. Courtney Dodd, 979-845-1211, cfdodd@ag.tamu.edu Chelsie Huseman, 979-845-5264, chelsie.huseman@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The annual Texas State 4-H Horse Show, which has been held at the…

Video: How to treat crapemyrtle bark scale at home

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service urban entomologist Dr. Mike Merchant walks viewers through the proper steps for treating crapemyrtle bark scale, or CMBS. (Texas A&M AgriLife video) Writer: Gabe Saldana,…