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: Dr. Juan Anciso, 956-968-5581, firstname.lastname@example.org WESLACO — A South Texas scientist is amazed that coffee plants from all over the world are growing so well in the subtropical conditions of the Rio Grande Valley. Just over a year ago, Dr. Juan Anciso, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service fruit and vegetable specialist, planted 200 […] The post Coffee farm thriving in the Rio Grande Valley appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Seaton will serve as family and consumer sciences regional program leader Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, email@example.com Contact: Mandi Seaton, 806-385-4222. Oct. 1call 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Mandi Seaton the new family and consumer sciences regional program leader for the agency’s West Region […] The post AgriLife Extension names Mandi Seaton to West Region post appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Writer: Kathleen Phillips, 979-845-2872, email@example.com COLLEGE STATION — Almost 20 faculty, staff and students were recognized for their achievements in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences during a ceremony Sept. 29 at the AgriLife Center in College Station. “The faculty and staff honored this year are part of the reason that […] The post Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences awardees honored appeared first on AgriLife Today.
She will serve 64 counties in agency’s West, Southwest and South districts Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Todd Swift, 830-278-9151, email@example.com Dr. Maureen Frank, 830-278-9151, firstname.lastname@example.org UVALDE — Dr. Maureen Frank has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wildlife specialist for the […] The post Maureen Frank hired as new AgriLife Extension wildlife specialist at Uvalde appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, email@example.com Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, firstname.lastname@example.org CROCKETT – A Bull Selection Seminar is scheduled from 1-5 p.m. Nov. 3 at the Santa Rosa Ranch headquarters in Crockett. The ranch is located at 19300 Highway 21. The no–cost seminar will cover cattle breeds, breeding programs, visual selection, individual performance data, expected […] The post Bull Selection Seminar set for Nov. 3 at Santa Rosa Ranch in Crockett appeared first on AgriLife Today.