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.
Contact: Drew Gholson, 979-845-1461, firstname.lastname@example.org ANGLETON — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training Aug. 3 in Angleton, said program coordinators. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Brazoria […]
Thomas Cunningham assumed agriculture and natural resources/4-H post July 15 Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, email@example.com Contact: Marty Gibbs, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org ABILENE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service named Thomas Cunningham the new AgriLife Extension assistant for agriculture and natural resources/4-H in Taylor County effective July 15. The announcement was made by AgriLife Extension […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Douglas Tolleson, 325-387-3168, Douglas.Tolleson@ag.tamu.edu SONORA – After more than three decades, the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Station at Sonora is changing leadership. Dr. Douglas Tolleson, who is no stranger to the Texas A&M University System or its AgriLife Research or Texas A&M […]
Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Ellen Jordan, 972-952-9212, email@example.com DALHART – The annual Southwest Dairy Day set for Oct. 20 at the Avi-Lanche Jerseys dairy will be hosted by the Richard Avila family and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Avi-Lanche Jerseys is located north of Dalhart on U.S. Highway 385. “Southwest Dairy […]
Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Joyce Cavanagh, 979-845-3859, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION — Back-to-school shopping can be an expensive proposition, especially if you don’t plan ahead, said Joyce Cavanagh, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in family and consumer sciences, College Station. Cavanagh said consumers should approach school shopping much like they do grocery shopping. “Parents […]