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.
Erin Snodgrass takes family and consumer sciences post Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Michael Clawson, 806-746-6101, email@example.com SEMINOLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Erin Snodgrass as the new family and consumer sciences agent in Gaines County. The announcement was made recently by Gaines County Judge Tom Keyes and Michael […]
Contact: Clint Wolfe, 972-952-9635, firstname.lastname@example.org DALLAS — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday presented its 2015 WaterSense Partner of the Year award to Water University, a Dallas-based conservation outreach program of Texas A&M AgriLife Research. The national WaterSense Partner of the Year Award was presented in Las Vegas to seven recipients from a pool […]
Media Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, email@example.com Contact: Kara Matheney, 979-277-6212, firstname.lastname@example.org BRENHAM – The 44th annual South Central Texas Cow-Calf Clinic and Trade Show will be held Oct. 23 at the Washington County Fairgrounds Sales Facility, 1305 East Blue Bell Road, in Brenham. Cost is $20 and registration will be from 7:30-8 a.m. “All area […]
MANOR — The Capital Crop Conference, also known as C3, will be presented Oct. 29 in Manor by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Travis County. The conference will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. at the Cele Store, 18626 Cameron Road. Three Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education […]
COLLEGE STATION — When looking at fruit with a consumer’s eye and pocketbook, the challenge of growing organically may be worth it for Texas growers, according to an expert at the recent fourth annual Texas Fruit Conference in College Station. No matter the fruit, the nearly 200 attendees were told, consumers are increasingly interested in […]