New AgriLife Extension health agent hired in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts counties

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: McKayla Stephen, 806-435-4501, mckayla.stephen@ag.tamu.edu McKayla Stephen is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health agent for Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Roberts counties. (Texas A&M…

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off. I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m her co-host, Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: And with us today we have Dr. David Reiner. Welcome…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. – “America’s strong and growing economy – along with President Trump’s renewed call for bipartisanship at last night’s State of the Union – pave the…

PART VI of “The Craymer Series”:  SB 2 makes your Property Tax Bill more visible, and consequently, more understandable. By Dale Craymer Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — I would like…

Boll weevil eradication pioneer Dr. Charles Allen retires from Texas A&M AgriLife

Dr. Charles Allen receiving his Superior Service Award in the Distinguished Career category in January. Writer: Susan Himes, 325-657-7315, Susan.Himes@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist Dr.…

By Erick Erickson According to a CBS News poll of President Trump’s State of the Union address, 76% of Americans liked his speech and 72% agreed with him on the…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –Thank you! Tons of you responded to the last survey about the issues that matter most to you, and I truly enjoyed reading your responses.…

DDoS Attacks in Q4 2018

News overview In Q4 2018, security researchers detected a number of new botnets, which included not only Mirai clones for a change. The fall saw increased activity on the part…

Skip the boxed mac and cheese and make your own at home

Macaroni and cheese has always been on my “must-explore” list. It’s just eaten too often in this country for us to ignore it. Kids in particular say yes to macaroni…

President Trump delivered his second State of the Union address Tuesday evening, Feb. 5th, 2019, from the House Chamber in Congress. The White House released the president’s remarks as prepared…

Mary Leigh Meyer: Howdy, welcome to Sounds Like Health, this is Mary Leigh Meyer. Sam Craft: I’m your co-host Sam Craft. Mary Leigh Meyer: And we’re here with registered nurse…

Bull, heifer sale educational program set for Feb. 12 at SALE Auction Barn

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-859-5752, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the All Breeds Bull and Heifer Sale Educational Program…

State lawmakers aim to lock in funding for Texas parks, historic sites

Balmorhea State Park in Toyahvale and other Texas state parks have an estimated $781 million in deferred maintenance needs. In 2017, nearly 10 million people visited Texas’ 95 state parks…

Chafer used Remexi malware to spy on Iran-based foreign diplomatic entities

Executive Summary Throughout the autumn of 2018 we analyzed a long-standing (and still active at that time) cyber-espionage campaign that was primarily targeting foreign diplomatic entities based in Iran. The…

Christina Sumners: Welcome to Science Sound Off, I’m Christina Sumners. Tim Schnettler: And I’m Tim Schnettler. Christina Sumners: Our guest today is Dr. Joe Rutkowski, an assistant professor of medical…

The media’s trying to tell us there’s really nothing to see here. By Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas –  The Texas Secretary of State’s office…

Food diversity studies give Aggies taste of different cultures, religions

Mehdi Hashemi, a Ph.D. student in the Food Science and Technology program of Texas A&M’s Department of Nutrition and Food Science, holds a bag of dried sumac, which is used as a spice in Middle Eastern…

Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The top Republican on the House Ways and Means Committee Kevin Brady (R-TX) delivered the following opening statement at a Full Committee Hearing on Protecting…

Extreme cold from a broken polar vortex is hitting the US at the same time as extreme heat is scorching Australia. Not so good if a habitable planet is your…

Former legislator retools lobby practice to meet diverse perspectives & interests Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “The political environment of today is divided and volatile, and I believe it’s…