AMARILLO – Bioenergy or high biomass sorghum can be grown in water-stressed situations and still produce good yields, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study being conducted at Bushland and in Kansas. Dr. Qingwu Xue, AgriLife Research plant physiologist in Amarillo, said this year’s environmental conditions at Bushland provided an excellent opportunity to evaluate […] The post AgriLife study: High biomass sorghums can compete under water-stressed circumstances appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is piloting positions for two multi-county agronomy agents and two multi-county health agents to serve in the agency’s North Region in the Amarillo and Lubbock area. One of the new agronomy agents will work in Castro, Lamb and Hale counties in the agency’s District 2 and the […] The post AgriLife Extension pilots High Plains multi-county positions appeared first on AgriLife Today.
SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host a workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 7 in San Antonio for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the area. The morning session of the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration Training workshop will be at the San Antonio […] The post Urban riparian, stream restoration workshop set for Nov. 7 in San Antonio appeared first on AgriLife Today.
DALLAS — More than 150 green industry professionals and enthusiasts converged in Dallas for a showcase tour of the latest Texas A&M AgriLife developments in resilient lawns, sports fields and landscapes. The annual Texas A&M Turfgrass and Landscape Field Day is held in a different location each year by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, the Texas […] The post National scientists, professionals, enthusiasts converge at Texas A&M turfgrass, landscape field day appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - Scientists at Texas A&M University recently participated in the day-long Grand Challenges Symposium sponsored by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences on the effects of the human diet and “cross-talk” between gut microbiota and host physiology with ties to chronic diseases such as colon cancer. The symposium outcomes could be far-reaching […] The post Symposium focuses on human diet, ‘cross-talk’ between gut microbes and host physiology appeared first on AgriLife Today.