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.
Forest Legacy Grants acquire 23,000 acres to conserve southern U.S. forests The Texas A&M Forest Service recently acquired Fox Hunters Hill, a $1.6 million conservation easement consisting of over 2,387 acres of sustainably managed forestland adjacent to the Sabine National Forest. The acquisition was made as a part of the U.S. Forest Service’s Forest Legacy... Read More → The post Fox Hunters Hill conservation easement acquired within Texas appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Texas A&M supporting rural districts, early-college programs Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications, ALEC, is working with rural schools to make sure the future offers as many opportunities as possible for Texas youth. The rural school partnership and program is one Matt Baker, Ph.D., head of the Department of Agricultural Leadership,... Read More → The post Rural education model being reshaped appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Del Rio native will serve as foreman Coalson Brown joined Texas A&M AgriLife Research as the ranch foreman of the Sonora Station on April 5. The Sonora Station is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San Angelo. “To be able to work at such a historical center is an honor,”... Read More → The post Coalson Brown joins Texas A&M AgriLife Sonora Station appeared first on AgriLife Today.