National, international expert in food economics, policy and health outcomes to lead department Rodolfo Nayga Jr., Ph.D., has been selected as the new head of the Department of Agricultural Economics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, Bryan-College Station. Nayga, a Distinguished Professor and Tyson Endowed Chair in Food Policy... Read More → The post Nayga new head of Texas A&M Department of Agricultural Economics appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Pioneers in technology, setting fiber standards The ongoing expansion of the Texas A&M AgriLife Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Research Laboratory is an exciting new chapter in a story of service by Texas A&M University to the animal fiber industry that goes back over 100 years. The Bill Sims Wool and Mohair Research Laboratory was... Read More → The post Texas A&M: A wool leader for more than a century appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Annual showcase event highlights AgriLife Research ornamental field trials Coleus were the showstopper at the 28th annual East Texas Horticultural Field Day, according to Carolyn Musick. Musick traveled with friends from Gary to attend the annual event held at the bedding plant trial gardens at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation East... Read More → The post Horticultural Field Day returns in full color appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Will address coordinating for new community landscaping The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County and its Travis County Master Gardeners volunteer horticulture organization will present the HOA Entrance Makeover webinar on Aug. 4 as part of the continuing Drought to Deluge Gardening series. The free live webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and... Read More → The post HOA Entrance Makeover webinar slated for Aug. 4 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Registration open for Texas A&M’s Texas Sheep and Goat Expo The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 2021 Texas Sheep and Goat Expo will run Aug. 20-21 at the First Community Credit Union Spur Arena, 4722 Grape Creek Road in San Angelo. It returns to an in-person format after having to go virtual last year due... Read More → The post Nation’s largest sheep and goat expo set Aug. 20-21 in San Angelo appeared first on AgriLife Today.