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.
LUBBOCK- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding its 2019 Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop on Feb. 15 at the AgriLife Extension office in Lubbock. The workshop will be held at the first-floor auditorium of the AgriLife Extension office from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., with day-of registration starting at 8:30 a.m. The […] The post Commercial Turf and Ornamental Workshop set Feb. 15 in Lubbock appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership, or TALL, program has honored Daniel Taylor with the Texas Agricultural Lifetime Achievement Award. The award was presented recently at the Austin Club during a “Tribute to Texas Leadership” reception, hosted by The Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. TALL program alumni, the Texas A&M […] The post Taylor receives Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership Award appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION - Dr. Bhimu Patil, director of the Vegetable and Fruit Improvement Center at Texas A&M University in College Station, has been named a Foreign Fellow by the Horticultural Society of India. Patil was selected for “his innovative research and global collaborations to develop consumer-to-farm approaches that link produce and health with food and […] The post Patil named Foreign Fellow, keynote speaker by Indian Horticulture Society appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – With a goal of Texas serving as a world model on lowering diet-related healthcare costs due to chronic diseases, the Institute for Precision Nutrition, Responsive Agriculture and Health - led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research - received approval Thursday by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. "It will become the […] The post AgriLife Research institute to address chronic disease epidemic appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Kay Ledbetter, communications specialist with Texas A&M AgriLife Research based in Amarillo, was recognized with two prestigious Texas A&M AgriLife awards at a recent ceremony on the Texas A&M University campus. Ledbetter was presented Texas A&M AgriLife Research Director’s Infrastructure and Information Technology Staff Award. She was also presented a Collaboration team […] The post Ledbetter takes home two honors from Texas A&M AgriLife Conference appeared first on AgriLife Today.