Leaders from Texas A&M AgriLife, sheep and goat industry attend dedication ceremony Marking a century of service to the Edwards Plateau region, a State of Texas historical marker unveiling and dedication ceremony was held Oct. 16 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Sonora Station, an arm of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center... Read More → The post Texas A&M AgriLife Sonora Station unveils historical marker appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas Crop and Weather Report – Oct. 19, 2021 Consumers can expect higher prices and fewer options for whole turkeys leading into this Thanksgiving, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. David Anderson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock economist, Bryan-College Station, said turkey production was down 5% compared to last year, but prices have... Read More → The post Expect higher prices, fewer options on Thanksgiving turkeys appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M Forest Service hosts inaugural Sisters in Fire event A group of young women from two countries and three states were given an up-close look at the world of the wildland firefighter during the recent Sisters in Fire event. The event was hosted by the Texas A&M Forest Service in cooperation with Texas Parks... Read More → The post Introducing young women to wildland firefighting, natural resources appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Program at Texas A&M prepares students to become leaders in food, agriculture Fifty students in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences are participating in the inaugural Cargill University THRIVE program, a partnership that encourages academic success and career readiness for a more diverse workforce. The program provides scholarships and professional and academic... Read More → The post First cohort of students begin Cargill University THRIVE program appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Extends nature conservation efforts beyond career Mary Pearl Meuth’s commitment to nature conservancy extends beyond her work life. Meuth, Texas Master Naturalist assistant state coordinator, was recently honored by the Texas Wildlife Association as a 2021 Volunteer of the Year for their Conservation Legacy Program for her leadership and efforts to produce a strategic plan... Read More → The post Meuth recognized by Texas Wildlife Association for volunteerism appeared first on AgriLife Today.