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: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Bob Lyons, 830-278-9151, firstname.lastname@example.org Pete Flores, 361-362-9201, Pete.Flores@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Understanding animal grazing behavior is an important part of grazing management. Landowners can learn more about the most important issues at a Nov. 6 webinar by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service ecosystem science and management unit. […]
SEGUIN — Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Guadalupe-Blanco River Authority and Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board will present two homeowner septic system workshops on Nov. 10 and 11 in Seguin. The first will be a general “Homeowner Maintenance of Septic Systems Course” from 6-8 p.m. Nov 10. The second will be an in-depth […]
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, email@example.com SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – A one-day 2014 farm bill overview and producer decision aid demonstration and training is scheduled Nov. 10 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hilton Salt Lake City Center, 255 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, Utah. There is no cost to attend the […]
Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, firstname.lastname@example.org STEPHENVILLE — Dr. James P. Muir, Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant scientist Stepenville, has been named a Crop Science Society of America Fellow for 2014. The award will be formally presented at the society’s annual meeting, which will be held Nov. 3 in Long Beach, California. Being named a fellow […]
Free programs address economics, demonstrate online decision tool SAN ANTONIO — Farmers and landowners in South Central Texas will have an opportunity to learn more about the 2014 farm bill during informational programs to be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Nov. 10 and 17. The programs are free and open to […]