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College Station laboratory celebrates grand opening 

On April 19, the Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) celebrated the grand opening of the new, 93,000 sq ft College Station laboratory and agency headquarters. In 1967, the Texas Legislature created TVMDL and for 50 years the agency has helped protect animal and human health through diagnostics by working hand in hand with […]

New ag law podcast available from AgriLife Extension – AgriLife Today

AMARILLO – All things relating to agricultural law can soon be found with a click of a button as Tiffany Dowell Lashmet begins a new podcast called “Ag Law in the Field.” Tiffany Dowell Lashmet is starting a new Ag Law podcast. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo) Dowell Lashmet, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agricultural […]

New sugarcane aphid early warning system debuts – AgriLife Today

DALLAS – A minuscule pest few Texas farmers had ever heard of three years ago has quickly gained notoriety as the most important insect pest of grain and forage sorghum in Texas, said an expert entomologist. The pest is the sugarcane aphid, and it’s already been found infesting sorghum in the lower Rio Grande Valley […]

Texas A&M Unlocks Complexities of Human Behavior with Biometrics at SXSW

AUSTIN, March 11, 2017 – Texas A&M University’s Human Behavior Laboratory, the world’s largest of its kind, will revealed the effects emotions have on human decision-making and the broad range of benefits provided by understanding and predicting such behavior during South-by-Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Week. The panel discussion, “The Human Lab: Revealing the Emotional Brain,” brought […]

Texas A&M AgriLife’s AgrAbility program focuses on veterans

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is working to help military veterans as they adjust to civilian life through its Texas AgrAbility program, aimed at educating and assisting those interested in learning more about farming and ranching. Officials said the program’s Battleground to Breaking Ground Entrepreneurial Training Project has been developed to equip veterans with […]

Camp Brisket attracts legends of Texas barbecue

There was no shortage of beef nor legends of Texas barbecue at Camp Brisket held recently at Texas A&M University in College Station. Expert pitmasters from all over Texas gathered to teach backyard barbecue enthusiasts and restaurateurs how to better prepare Texas-style barbecue brisket. Because of the high demand, the event now enrolls participants through […]