News and Updates

Applied nutrition modeling producing beef more profitably, helping reduce methane emissions in feedlots

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Nutritional modeling systems developed in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University have helped participating Texas feedlot operators keep feed costs in check and produce beef more profitably. Now, these models have the potential to be applied to help reduce greenhouse emissions, according to researchers. Dr. Luis Tedeschi, Texas A&M AgriLife Research nutritionist […]

Howdy Farm

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Howdy Farm is revamping its look by adding a new sustainability building that was built over the summer. The new building allows the Howdy Farm organization to meet more often and serves as the purchasing center for the public to buy vegetables on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. This new addition to Howdy Farm is thanks to […]

AgriLife Extension slates farm bill educational programs for Coastal Bend

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CORPUS CHRISTI – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of educational programs throughout the Coastal Bend region to help agricultural producers make informed decisions about the new 2014 farm bill. Classes are free and include information on using online decision tools from the Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M […]

Brazilian veterinarians tour TVMDL

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As part of a joint training program between the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) and the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, eight veterinarians from Brazil toured the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in College Station. USDA APHIS sponsors these visiting scientists through the Cochran Fellowship Program, which provides […]