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, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. J. D. Ragland, 806468-5543, email@example.com CANYON – The 38th annual Randall County Ag Show and Crops Tour is scheduled for Sept. 23 in Canyon, according to Dr. J. D. Ragland, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agriculture and natural resource agent, Randall County. Registration, coffee and donuts will begin […]
Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Jim Cathey, 979-845-7471, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION – Texans concerned with the widespread decline of wild quail across the state can learn about measures to stop the loss by tuning in to three fall webinars starting Sept. 11. The webinars, also set for Oct. 9 and […]
SCHERTZ — The Guadalupe County Master Gardeners will present their brown bag learning lunch from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at the Schertz Public Library, 798 Schertz Parkway in Schertz. The program will feature Deedy Wright, a propagation specialist and Texas Master Gardener, whose topic will be “Planting with Bulbs.” Admission is free and attendees […]
Longtime Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist pioneered marketing clubs Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Parr Rosson, 979-862-1563, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Carl Anderson, considered by his peers as Texas’ leading cotton marketing authority and one of the nation’s leading cotton analysts, passed away Aug. 30 at the age of 82. Anderson, […]
COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting National Preparedness Month efforts by asking Texans to ready their families, businesses and communities for a disaster or emergency, said an AgriLife Extension family development and resource specialist in College Station. “AgriLife Extension is focusing even greater attention on disaster preparedness during September, as […]