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.
SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County is presenting the new Back to Basics/Backyard Gardening series program, “The Basics of Home Brewing – 101,” on Jan. 14 in San Antonio. The program will be held from6:30-8:30 p.m. at Blue Star Brewing in the Blue Star Arts Complex, 1414 S. Alamo […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Mary Pearl Meuth, 979-845-7294, email@example.com AUSTIN — An official with the Texas Master Naturalist Program urged those interested in learning about natural resources and conservation management to mark their calendars now for upcoming training opportunities around the state. Mary Pearl Meuth, the Master Naturalist Program’s […]
Registration open for Jan. 24 training at Region 20 Education Service Center SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold its 2015 Spring Youth Gardens Educators’ Training Jan. 24 at the Region 20 Education Service Center, 1314 Hines in San Antonio. The program is free and includes lunch. Registration is from 8:30-9 […]
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Parr Rosson, 979-845-2116, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION – Efforts to normalize U.S. and Cuba diplomatic relations will have potential positive implications for Texas agriculture, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Parr Rosson, who heads the agricultural economics department at Texas A&M University in College Station, […]
Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION — Professionals who manage and maintain urban green spaces are encouraged to attend the Earth-Kind Landscape Short Course Jan. 21-23 in College Station, according to organizer Dr. Mengmeng Gu, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulture specialist. The event will be at the […]