COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Dudley Smith, a professor emeritus and former administrator in Texas A&M AgriLife Research, then known as the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station, died June 8. The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. June 12 at Callaway-Jones Funeral Center in Bryan. There will be an inurnment at 10 a.m. June 13 at […]
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COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M Foundation has named Allyson Tjoelker assistant vice president of development for Texas A&M AgriLife, effective June 1. Tjoelker will lead all development and donor activities for the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences as well as Texas A&M University System state agricultural agencies — the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]
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AMES, Iowa – Dr. David Baltensperger, head of the soil and crop sciences department at Texas A&M University, was recently elected as the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, or CAST, president-elect for 2019-2020. CAST is composed of scientific societies and many individual, student, company, nonprofit and associate society members. The organization’s board of directors […]
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OVERTON – Dr. Ron Randel, Texas A&M AgriLife Research physiologist, announced his retirement after more than four decades of beef cattle research and teaching. Randel said he left a good position with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service in 1974 to join AgriLife Research. He enjoyed the research aspect of the USDA job, […]
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NEW YORK – Dr. Seth Murray, Eugene Butler Endowed Chair and Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder at Texas A&M University in College Station, is a finalist for the prestigious Blavatnik National Award for Young Scientists. The honor is presented by the New York Academy of Sciences and recognizes America’s most innovative young scientists and […]
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WRITER: Brittany Castillo, 806-651-2682, email@example.com CONTACT: Dr. Angela Spaulding, 806-651-2731 firstname.lastname@example.org; Dr. Kevin Pond, 806-651-2550, email@example.com; Dr. Emily Hunt, 806-651-5257, firstname.lastname@example.org CANYON — Officials from The Texas A&M University System, TAMUS, announced a Chancellor’s Research Initiative, or CRI, between two agency members – West Texas A&M University and Texas A&M AgriLife on May 23 in […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Sarah Marsh, a senior student at Texas A&M University, is one of 12 students recognized by the National Association of Plant Breeders, or NAPB, in the 2019 class of NAPB Borlaug Scholars. “The NAPB Borlaug Scholarship awards are given to exceptional students aspiring to a careers in plant breeding and genetics and […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Jim Mazurkiewicz, director of the Governor Dolph Briscoe Jr. Texas Agricultural Lifetime Leadership program, part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, was recently honored at the Texas State Capitol for his contributions to the state’s agricultural industry. Mazurkiewicz was honored with a resolution by the Texas House of Representatives, read […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Peter McGuill, director of the V.G. Young Institute of County Government, part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, recently received the Distinguished Service Award from the West Texas County Judges and Commissioners Association at its annual conference in Amarillo. McGuill was honored for his work in coordinating annual educational content. […]
FORT WORTH — Kara Matheney, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Washington County, received the Outstanding Beef County Extension Agent award at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention recently in Fort Worth. Matheney was nominated for her leadership with the annual South Texas Cow-Calf Clinic, one of the oldest and longest-standing Extension […]
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