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: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, firstname.lastname@example.org Contact: Dr. Ronald Pope, 325-653-4576, Ronald.Pope@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANGELO – Can a field-friendly, reasonably priced fiber measurement tool compare favorably with the high-dollar commercial unit that’s set the industry standard for wool fineness measurement since 2000? A team of Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists at San Angelo is evaluating the new […]
SAN BENITO — Training for private pesticide applicators or those needing Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education units to maintain their license will be held Feb. 5 in San Benito. The training will be held at the Cameron County San Benito Annex Building at 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, according to Brad Cowan, Texas […]
SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a variety of youth activities, horticultural offerings and practical demonstrations at the H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms tent during the 2015 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Feb. 12- March 1, said agency participants. The Little Buckaroo Farms tent will be in the Family Fair […]
Contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, email@example.com WACO – The Blackland Income Growth Conference is scheduled Feb. 3-4 at the Extraco Events Center, 4601 Bosque Blvd., in Waco. A number of commodity sessions will be featured throughout the two-day event, which will be attended by farmers and ranchers throughout the region. The conference kicks off with registration […]
Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, firstname.lastname@example.org COLLEGE STATION – A recent workshop held at Texas A&M University and also made available to online participants taught attendees preventive care and treatment tips with livestock show projects. Workshop organizers were Dr. Tom Hairgrove, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service livestock and food systems coordinator, Dr. Jason Cleere, AgriLife Extension […]