News and Updates

Little Buckaroo Farms exhibit to give visitors a view from farm to table

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Exhibits will focus on horticulture, agricultural production, natural resources    SAN ANTONIO – Once again, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is saddling up with H-E-B to present the Little Buckaroo Farms tent during the San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo, according to exhibit coordinators. The tent will in the Family Fair area of the […]

Dr. Hussey named chair-elect of U.S. Board on Agriculture Assembly

Dr. Mark Hussey, Texas A&M University System vice chancellor and dean of agriculture, has been voted chair-elect of the Board of Agriculture Assembly for 2016. Hussey will help lead thousands of administrators and faculty across the nation in creating and implementing an integrated federal-relations program as well as formulating Congressional budget recommendations affecting all areas […]

Texas A&M Celebrates New Partnership in Mexico

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Texas A&M University has added a new signature partnership to its set of resources to expand high impact learning for students and research collaboration for faculty with the formal dedication of the Hacienda Santa Clara Education and Research Center in Mexico. Hacienda Santa Clara is a 340-acre study and research center just outside of San […]

Low market prices already affecting 2016 crop outlook

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As Rio Grande Valley farmers prepare to plant seeds in the coming weeks for this year’s row crops, many are scratching their heads over what to plant, according to Brad Cowan, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Hidalgo County. “Commodity prices are not good,” he said. “That poses a huge challenge; growers don’t […]

TVMDL building project hits milestone at the end of the year

Throughout 2015, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) construction project in College Station has steadily advanced. The new, 90,000-square-foot headquarters for the State of Texas’ veterinary diagnostic laboratory is on schedule for completion in December of 2016. One milestone important to the construction process is “topping out”, highlighting the completion of structural steel […]

Awards and Achievements

Please join us in congratulating our faculty, staff, current students and former students on their recent awards and achievements. Seven Texas A&M Faculty Among 12 In Texas A&M System Named Regents Professors Seven Texas A&M University faculty members, including one at Texas A&M University at Galveston and two at the Texas A&M Health Science Center, […]

Taiwan university joins Texas A&M, Borlaug Institute in fight against hunger, poverty

The Texas A&M University System, through its Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture, has inked a “joint hub agreement” with Taiwan’s National Chung Hsing University recently, officials said. The agreement binds the global agriculture powerhouses in an effort to address issues related to ecology, agriculture and rural development worldwide and specifically across Southeast Asia. The […]

The Honorable Charles “Doc” Anderson visits TVMDL College Station

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On Thursday, December 10, State Representative Charles “Doc” Anderson visited the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) agency headquarters in College Station. While at the lab, Representative Anderson received an overview of the agency’s services, a tour of the current lab, and a tour of the new laboratory under construction. TVMDL Director Bruce L. […]

TVMDL hosts Chinese veterinarian

The Texas A&M Veterinary medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) regularly hosts delegations from around the world that come to tour one of the nation’s busiest diagnostic labs or to train under our many experts. Recently, Dr. Jingze Liu, vice president of Hebei Normal University in Shijiazhuang, Hebei province, China, toured the College Station laboratory. TVMDL Associate […]

Planners aim for coastal growth in all the right places

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When it comes to helping coastal communities be more resilient to weather hazards, ideas don’t need to be sandbagged, experts say. That’s why the Federal Emergency Management Agency has granted $750,000 to a program that already is experienced in working with city leaders along the Texas coast and other Gulf states. “We’re the first cooperating […]