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.
FTC report shows U.S. consumers lost $1.6 billion-plus to fraud in 2013 COLLEGE STATION – Identity theft continues to top the list of consumer complaints, according to a recent report by the Federal Trade Commission. The report noted that American consumers lost over $1.6 billion to fraud in 2013, based on more than 2 million […]
DENTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Denton County and the Denton County AgriLife Extension agriculture committee will hold a feral hog abatement and predator control field demonstration from 9 a.m. to noon March 22 at the Greenbelt Unit Elm East Park on Farm-to-Market Road 455, just south of Lake Ray Roberts Dam. […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Steve Estes, 325-823-2432, email@example.com ANSON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office in Jones County will conduct their Weed and Brush Management Seminar for Pasture and Rangelands from 8:30 a.m. until noon March 25 in the Lawrence Hall Activity Center at 801 23rd St. in Anson. […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Dale Rollins, 325-653-4576, email@example.com SAN ANGELO – The Texas Brigades summer youth camp registrations are now in full swing. And along with the muster of cadets for the seven camps goes the perennial call for adult volunteers who often get as much or more from the five-day […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mark Tyson, 979-845-4698, Mark.Tyson@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – For many farmers and ranchers, it may seem as though feral hogs are well on their way to taking over the country. But now at least, the new app, Feral Hog Management, developed by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […]