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.
TYLER -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Smith County will continue its East Texas Garden Lecture Series at 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Tyler Rose Garden, 420 Rose Park Drive in Tyler. Dr. Jared Barnes, assistant professor in the Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture at Stephen F. Austin State University […] The post East Texas Garden Lecture Series set for Nov. 12 in Tyler appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Nithya Rajan and her colleagues believe organic grain and soybean crops have an enormous opportunity to satisfy demand for specialty feed for a growing niche livestock industry in Texas. Rajan, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research crop physiologist in the soil and crop sciences department at College Station, recently received a three-year, […] The post Texas A&M leading organic grain crop study appeared first on AgriLife Today.
CENTERVILLE -- The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian and Stream Ecosystem Education Program will host a workshop from 8 a.m-4 p.m. Nov. 9 in Centerville for area residents interested in improving stream and riparian areas along the Navasota River. The morning session will be on the third floor of the County Annex II Building, […] The post Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for Nov. 9 in Centerville appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AUSTIN –The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Lower Colorado River Authority will present a Landscape Irrigation System Evaluation Workshop Nov. 16 in Austin. The workshop will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at the LCRA Dalchau Service Center, 3503 Montopolis Drive. This workshop is for licensed landscape irrigation professionals, water professionals, water conservation coordinators and […] The post Irrigation evaluation workshop Nov. 16 in Austin could help attendees save water, money appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION — Three former students have been chosen Outstanding Alumni, and three others are being honored with the Outstanding Early Career Alumni Award by the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The Outstanding Alumni honor went to Don Kaspar of Shiner, Dr. Fred Thornberry of College Station and Steven Lastovica of […] The post College of Agriculture and Life Sciences names outstanding alumni for 2016 appeared first on AgriLife Today.