COLLEGE STATION - About a thousand new faces show up in Texas every day, moving into the Metroplex, Austin, San Antonio and Houston, and they have little to no connection to the state’s agriculture-based culture and economy. Dr. Patrick Stover, Texas A&M AgriLife vice chancellor, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and […] The post Texas A&M to bridge rural/urban divide with food, agriculture science appeared first on AgriLife Today.
CORPUS CHRISTI – At the intersection of legislation and science, a new opportunity for an ecologically and economically sustainable oyster aquaculture industry is being spawned on the Texas Gulf Coast. For years, Dr. Joe Fox, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist with a joint appointment at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi through the Harte Research Institute, […] The post Legislation, science bode well for future of oyster aquaculture in Texas appeared first on AgriLife Today.
STEPHENVILLE — Dr. John Cason has been named Texas A&M AgriLife Research assistant professor for peanut breeding and genetics in Stephenville, where he will supervise the AgriLife Research and Extension Center’s peanut program. Cason holds a doctorate from Texas A&M University in plant breeding, and he brings more than 20 years’ experience in breeding and […] The post New AgriLife Research peanut program leader in Stephenville appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the respective Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers, located at 6500 W. Amarillo […] The post AgriLife Extension offers August, September QuickBooks training in Amarillo, Lubbock appeared first on AgriLife Today.
ROGERS – The Texas Water Resources Institute, or TWRI, is hosting a meeting July 30 in Rogers for anyone interested in joining a partnership to improve and protect water quality in the Big Elm Creek watershed. TWRI is part of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the College of Agriculture and […] The post Institute to hold watershed planning meeting July 30 in Rogers appeared first on AgriLife Today.