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.
AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the first program in an educational series designed to strengthen the technical knowledge of the ranchette operator from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 30 at the Travis County East Service Center, 6011 Blue Bluff Road, Austin. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. for the multi-county program […]
Journal is co-published with Texas Water Resources Institute AUSTIN — The Texas Water Journal, an online, peer-reviewed journal on Texas water issues, will celebrate Earth Day with their second Texas Water Journal Forum on water conservation April 22 in Austin. The journal is published jointly with the Texas Water Resources Institute, part of Texas A&M […]
DALLAS — Greg Myles has accepted the position of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist, 4–H and youth development — urban initiatives, in Dallas. Myles, who begins his new appointment May 1, will work from the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, located at 17360 Coit Road. For the past five years, Myles […]
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Austin Voyles, 806-267-2692, Austin.Voyles@ag.tamu.edu VEGA – An inaugural Arbor Day Horticulture Symposium conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Oldham County is set for April 25. “This program was set up to try to aid home gardeners as we move into the spring and summer season,” said […]
WESLACO – Growers interested in best management practices that can help improve the soil health of their fields are encouraged to attend “Conservation Farming: Financial and Technical Assistance,” to be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. April 29 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco. The center is located at […]