50 percent of U.S. adults are being treated for diet-related chronic illnesses. Here at Texas A&M AgriLife, we’re focused on “precision nutrition,” or foods that are easy to produce but also can be used to address chronic diseases. We are creating an institute which will help to address opportunities to reduce diet-related chronic diseases that
Dr. Marco Palma and Dr. Luis Ribera elaborate on how the Human Behavior Lab is working towards improving people’s lives through studying the motivations behind the food choices individuals make and developing ways to influence people to make the best nutritional decisions for themselves. This study is especially important due to the rise in chronic
New Poultry Biosciences Facility to Contribute to Animal and Human Health Merck Animal Health and Tyson Foods have provided gift funding for the new research facility, which aims to solve health-related challenges facing the poultry industry. Fumonisin Not Detrimental to Beef Cattle In high levels, Fumonisin can be toxic to livestock and humans.
A national search is underway for the critical position of Director for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. Major efforts include mitigating drought impacts;
New Plants and Crops Tropical cheer for winter in Texas Dr. Dariusz Malinowski, Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant physiologist and Jim Berry, president of J. Berry were recently awarded their third major award for their hibiscus collection. What makes these hibiscus’ unique? First, they exhibit unusual colors from a coral-salmon to the elusive blue. In addition