College of Agriculture and Life Sciences 100 Years
Signature Centennial Artwork: Benjamin Knox, the “Aggie Artist”, has been commissioned to create a commemorative painting in honor of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The painting will be unveiled during the fall 2011 semester.
Land Grant Legacy Book: Capturing the heritage and contributions of the land-grant partners in Texas is one of our most important Centennial themes. A pictorial history book of the land-grant legacy in Texas has been commissioned in conjunction with the Texas A&M AgriLife agencies (Texas AgriLife Extension Service, Texas AgriLife Research, Texas Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory and the Texas Forest Service).We are pleased that noted Aggie author, Dr. Henry C. Dethloff is researching and writing the primary text to capture the broad history and contributions of our people across the state.
Centennial Poster Series: A series of posters featuring our departments and history are being created by AgriLife Communications in honor of the Centennial.
Centennial T-Shirt: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Student Council is selling centennial t-shirts. The shirt features an original design from Colton Atkins, a senior animal science major. Learn more about the centennial t-shirts.
Centennial Flower: The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Centennial Flower is the “Dakota Gold” helenium (Helenium amarum ). A Texas Superstar, this cultivar was released by Pan American Seed in conjunction with Ball Horticulture from seed lines licensed from research programs at Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Research. Dakota Gold is an annual bedding plant derived from a common roadside/pasture wildflower and is now available nationwide. Special thanks to Pan American Seeds and Ball Horticulture for their generous donation of Dakota Gold seeds for our celebration. Learn more about the centennial flower.
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, email@example.com Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Sherri “Jaye” Chasteen as the new 4-H youth development agent for Tom Green County effective Feb. 8. The announcement was made by Tom Green County Judge Steve Floyd and Marty Gibbs, AgriLife Extension […]
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, email@example.com Contact: Liz Moore, 806-468-5543, firstname.lastname@example.org CANYON – An Earth-Kind Landscape Design School will be offered March 3-5 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Randall County. “Anyone interested in learning how to design, plant and manage a landscape that is beautiful and low maintenance is welcome to attend,” […]
AgriLife Extension agronomist advising producers to start early on weed control Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.firstname.lastname@example.org AMARILLO – The blessing of a wet 2015 is expected to bring the curse of a weedy 2016, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. The above average […]
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Ed Bynum, 806-677-5600, firstname.lastname@example.org AMARILLO – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists are trying to help producers prepare for the likelihood of the sugarcane aphid on the Texas High Plains in 2016. Dr. Ed Bynum, AgriLife Extension entomologist in Amarillo, said after 2015’s infestation, the agency’s entomologists in […]
SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Bexar County Master Gardeners volunteer organization will hold a series of free spring gardening seminars in San Antonio. The seminars will be presented by David Rodriguez, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Bexar County. Seminar names, times, locations and descriptions for the presentations are: — Spring Cleanup […]