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Zero waste: Maggots as recyclers and protein sources

Adult Black Soldier FlyCOLLEGE STATION — Black soldier fly maggots provide a zero waste option for organic recycling, according to Jeff Tomberlin, Ph.D., professor in the department of entomology at Texas A&M University and director of EVO Conversion Systems, LLC.  Despite the “ick-factor,” maggots can be helpful for the environment by reducing waste and serving as an animal […]

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Hyde appointed director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Jeff Hyde has been appointed director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service following an Aug. 8 vote by the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents. Hyde will begin work Sept. 1 in College Station after previously serving as acting associate dean and director of Penn State Extension, providing oversight […]

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Nationally recognized economist to serve as co-director of Agricultural and Food Policy Center at Texas A&M

Fischer HeadshotCOLLEGE STATION — The Agricultural and Food Policy Center, or AFPC, at Texas A&M University, College Station, named Dr. Bart Fischer as co-director beginning Sept. 1.  Fischer comes to AFPC after serving more than eight years at the House Committee on Agriculture as chief economist under two chairmen, Rep. Frank Lucas of Oklahoma and Rep. […]

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Wand named department head for biochemistry, biophysics at Texas A&M 

Dr. Josh Wand HeadshotCOLLEGE STATION —Dr. Josh Wand will take over as head of the department of biochemistry and biophysics in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station beginning Aug. 1. Wand joins Texas A&M from the University of Pennsylvania, where he served as the Benjamin Rush professor of biochemistry and […]

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AgriLife Extension hires Abello as economist in Vernon

VERNON – Pancho Abello has returned to Texas and to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to fill the economist position at Vernon. Abello, a native of Argentina, comes to AgriLife Extension with 16 years of agricultural and livestock production experience. His professional background also includes consulting, extension service, financial, economic and agribusiness analyses, strategic […]

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Lacher to become director of Borlaug Center for Coffee Research and Education

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Tom Lacher will become director of the Center for Coffee Research and Education, part of the Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture at Texas A&M University in College Station, effective Aug. 15.  Lacher brings an extensive research background in conservation and biodiversity, which will help propel the center into new educational […]

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Baker named department head for Texas A&M agricultural leadership, education and communications

Dr. Matt Baker HeadshotCOLLEGE STATION — Dr. Matt Baker has been named head of the department of agricultural leadership, education and communications, ALEC, in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, beginning Aug. 1. Baker, a native of Vernon, was a professor in the department of agricultural education and communications at […]

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AgriLife Extension offers August, September QuickBooks training in Amarillo, Lubbock

AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer Panhandle District QuickBooks Pro Desktop Short Courses on Aug. 21-22 in Amarillo and Sept. 11-12 in Lubbock. The two-day trainings will run from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day at the respective Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Centers, located at 6500 W. Amarillo […]

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Texas A&M agricultural economics department inducts new members to honor registry

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M University department of agricultural economics recently inducted new members to its Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry. New inductees are       Cathy Lemieux ‘85      Jody Hall ‘87     Rob Hall ’89     Fernando Palomo ’96     Nick Bamert ’81     Russell Boening ’81 […]

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Burkham appointed executive associate director of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Angela Burkham has been appointed executive associate director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. Burkham is currently interim state program leader for family and community health. She also oversees North Region programming, which includes 41 counties surrounding Amarillo and Lubbock. Burkham will begin work in her new position with the […]

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