Texas A&M Forest Service foresters respond during Winter Storm Uri to selflessly serve Texans When Winter Storm Uri swept through Texas, the Texas A&M Forest Service mobilized all available equipment and personnel statewide to aid in the emergency response. The local emergency responders, medical facilities and citizens who called on them will not soon forget... Read More → The post Lifesaving heroes emerge through the winter storm appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Collaborative study shows K777 effective in combatting SARS-CoV-2 virus An enzyme inhibitor could become a new weapon in the arsenal to fight COVID-19 as a result of collaborative research by Texas A&M University, the University of Texas Medical Branch – Galveston, the University of California San Diego and others. The SARS-CoV-2 virus associated with COVID-19... Read More → The post Texas A&M researchers leaders in study of COVID-19 blocking enzyme appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Flat Top Ranch to host outdoor event The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a Bird Hunter’s Field Day April 29 at Flat Top Ranch. The cost is $15, payable at registration, which begins at 8:30 a.m. Flat Top Ranch is located at 298 Private Road 2640A just outside of Walnut Springs. The event... Read More → The post Bird hunter’s field day April 29 in Walnut Springs appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Brown will lead commercial lab expansion efforts, serve fiber industry Dawn Brown, M.D., has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Laboratory in San Angelo. Brown started April 5 as manager of the commercial lab, which is in the process of expanding to become the nation’s largest commercial wool testing lab. “This lab is an opportunity... Read More → The post Dawn Brown joins Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Laboratory appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Results show 4-H participants perform well academically, gain marketable skills A recent study by Texas A&M AgriLife indicates high school graduates who participated in Texas 4-H for at least two years were better equipped to complete postsecondary education and acquired more marketable skills when compared to the general student population of Texas. The study was... Read More → The post Study: Texas 4-H alumni, scholars exceed at postsecondary education appeared first on AgriLife Today.