Elected for research, education and impact in entomology Jeffery Tomberlin, Ph.D., was among nine new Fellows elected by the governing board of the Entomological Society of America, ESA, for 2022. Tomberlin, professor, Texas A&M AgriLife Research Fellow, Presidential Impact Fellow and director of the Center for Environmental Sustainability through Insect Farming in the Texas A&M Department of... Read More → The post Entomological Society of America makes Tomberlin Fellow appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Healthy South Texas offers StrongPeople Strong Bodies training for middle-aged, older adults The StrongPeople Strong Bodies program, a free, 24-week, instructor-led program of the Healthy South Texas initiative, is helping older Texans gain strength and reduce health risks. “As people age, they lose muscle mass and strength,” said Rebecca Seguin-Fowler, Ph.D., associate director for healthy... Read More → The post Program helps older Texans get stronger, stay healthier appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Lifestyle approach to help combat diet-related disease risk The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a Mediterranean Diet Cooking Class on Sept. 1 in Waco. The class is presented by the AgriLife Extension office in McLennan County in cooperation with McLennan Community College Continuing Education. It will be held at 4224 Cobbs Drive. The cost is $39,... Read More → The post Mediterranean diet cooking class set Sept. 1 in Waco appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Project could help reduce lice-mammal infestations A Texas A&M AgriLife Research project will take a deep look at the ages-long interaction between parasitic lice and mammal species, including humans. Researchers will study the evolutionary relationship between sucking lice and a wide range of placental mammal hosts, including humans and other primates, rodents and seals. Researchers... Read More → The post AgriLife Research to study lice-mammal coevolution appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Internationally known agricultural economist early leader of Master Marketer program Mark Waller, Ph.D., will retire Aug.. 31 after a 34-year-long career as an agricultural economist with Texas A&M AgriLife. Waller earned a bachelor’s degree with a double major in plant and soil sciences and agricultural education from Southern Illinois University, where he also earned... Read More → The post Waller to retire after 34-year career with Texas A&M AgriLife appeared first on AgriLife Today.