News and Updates

Quail Decline research awards announced

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Texas A&M AgriLife is wasting no time in putting legislatively mandated dollars to work to find the cause of the widespread loss of wild quail across Texas, officials said. “Quail research awards have been made and instructions given to the investigators,” said Dr. Jim Cathey, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wildlife specialist and project leader […]

Gardens in works to green up Texas A&M’s west campus

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Now that the Gardens and Greenway project at Texas A&M University is officially underway, it is garnering publicity from local media outlets, such as The Eagleand KBTX. Below is the article published on Dec. 2, 2013 in The Eagle: Garden in works to green up Texas A&M’s west campus By ALLEN REED allen.reed@theeagle.com It will be the backyard […]

AgriLife Extension committed to serving those who have served their country

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In conjunction with Veterans Day, the Military Program of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service wants to remind those serving their country that the program is committed to providing quality educational programming for military professionals, service members and their families. “Veterans Day is a time to remember those who have sacrificed so much for their country,” […]

Feeding the World: Dr. Borlaug’s Legacy

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November is known for its cool weather, delicious food, and time spent giving thanks for life’s cherished moments. Across the world, many people are thankful for a man that, through his wheat-breeding research, saved more lives than anyone else in the history of mankind. Dr. Norman E. Borlaug is known as the father of the […]

The New Official Texas Arbor Day

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It is a new day for trees. Citizens across the state were encouraged to participate in Texas Arbor Day today, for the second time this year. Texas State Rep. Joe Farias, Texas A&M Forest Service and Texas A&M University San Antonio held the official ceremony on the San Antonio campus celebrating Texas Arbor Day today. […]

Barr and Naikare elected to serve with American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians

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Recently, two professionals at Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) in Amarillo stepped into the national spotlight through peer-elected positions in the American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). Catherine Barr, Ph.D., begins her tenure as association president and Hemant Naikare, DVM, Ph.D., begins serving a three-year term as southcentral regional representative. The quality […]

5 Of The Tastiest Aggie Foods

5 Tastiest Aggie Foods

Over the years, researchers across Texas A&M and The Texas A&M University System have cultivated and fine-tuned countless varieties of grains, fruits, vegetables and meats. By focusing these projects on creating high-quality, efficient, economical and environmentally-sound products, Texas A&M has left its mark across the food industry, on everything from carrots to salsa. While there […]

AgriLife Extension celebrates 100 years in South Texas

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AgriLife Extension celebrates 100 years in South Texas Anybody who has had any connection in the past 100 years with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in South Texas is invited to the centennial celebration of the agency’s existence here, according to Barbara Storz, the AgriLife Extension horticulturist for Hidalgo County. “We’re inviting anybody and […]

TVMDL staff present at American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians conference to more than 1,000 attendees

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The 56th Annual American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians Conference held in conjunction with the 117th United States Animal Health Association Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, featured 14 Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) professionals from both the Amarillo and College Station laboratories as presenters. The conference, Oct. 17-23, hosts around 1,000 diagnosticians […]

Awards and Achievements

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Please join us in congratulating our faculty, staff, current students and former students on their recent awards and achievements. Texas A&M University System professor to provide keynote at international nutrition symposium Dr. Joanne Lupton, a distinguished professor in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University, College Station, will be the keynote […]