News and Updates

Aggies to Help Plant Trees At Bastrop State Park For Third Year


Hundreds of Aggies are once again heading to Bastrop State Park to help replenish trees lost during the devastating 2011 wildfire season—which destroyed an estimated 96 percent of the park. Approximately 550 Texas A&M University students, who are part of Aggie Replant, will converge at the state park for a third year, with the goal […]

AgriLife Extension’s Dinner Tonight! program serving up variety of enhancements

Jessica Theimer, a licensed and registered dietitian, is the new Dinner Tonight! program coordinator. (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo)

COLLEGE STATION — The Dinner Tonight! program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been enhanced and expanded, and its administrators have chosen March, which is National Nutrition Month, to announce program improvements. “National Nutrition Month provided a perfect opportunity for us to announce a number of enhancements to our Dinner Tonight! program, which […]

Awards and Acheivements

Please join us in congratulating our faculty, staff, current students and former students on their recent awards and achievements. Dr. Jim Ansley, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research rangeland ecologist at Vernon, has been named a Regents Fellow by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. The board established the Regents Fellow Service Awards in […]

Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates a century of service


UPDATE: On February 17 at the state Capitol, TFS was recognized by both the House and the Senate for 100 years of service. As part of its centennial celebration, the agency handed out live oak seedlings and its history book to Texas Legislators. To view photos, visit   Feb. 12, 2015 — COLLEGE STATION, […]

Texas 4-H promoting global, cultural awareness through international program


COLLEGE STATION – For Texas youth and their families wanting to experience Japan this summer without leaving home, the Texas 4-H Youth Development Program will be bringing “delegates” from the Land of the Rising Sun here to the Lone Star State, said coordinators. She said participating families benefit by expanding their global knowledge and learning […]

TVMDL Amarillo offers PEDV IFA


The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory in Amarillo now offers an immunofluorescence assay (IFA) test for Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea virus (PEDV). The PEDV IFA allows TVMDL diagnosticians to detect antibodies to the virus using a minimum of 0.5 – 1.00cc serum. The test cost is $8 in state and $9.60 for out-of-state testing, and […]