AMARILLO – The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all the moisture with dryland grain sorghum or corn or other alternative crops. “With all this moisture in the ground, producers still have an […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Seth Murray may have more than a casual interest in National Bourbon Day on June 14. Murray, Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder and Eugene Butler Endowed Chair in the department of soil and crop sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, has an ongoing research project aimed at producing […]
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COLLEGE STATION – A Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist’s two-year genetic survey of a Texas songbird – the golden-cheeked warbler – could determine its status on a federal endangered species list. Dr. Giri Athrey, AgriLife Research avian geneticist, College Station, worked on the previous golden-cheeked warbler study in 2006-2009 and is conducting the survey which […]
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LUBBOCK — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices of Hale and Swisher counties have a series of six scout training days scheduled from June through September. The trainings will target specific field scouting subjects, agronomic stages, pests and pest management. Trainings will begin at 9 a.m. at the Halfway Experiment Station in Hale County, […]
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EL PASO– Dr. Saurav Kumar has joined the Texas A&M AgriLife Research Center at El Paso as a water specialist and associate professor. Kumar’s research program, Water System Dynamics and Resilience, will focus on holistic water resources systems dynamics modeling by integrating remotely sensed data in water quality and quantity simulation framework. Kumar’s research emphasis […]
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SAN ANGELO — Dr. Danilo “Dan” Quadros has been hired as a postdoctoral research associate for Texas A&M AgriLife Research, San Angelo. He will be working with Dr. Travis Whitney, AgriLife Research livestock nutritionist, San Angelo. “The Texas A&M University System, through the AgriLife system, is recognized worldwide for its cutting-edge research and the quality […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Rhinoceros don’t roam the prairies of Texas today, and some might not even know they once roamed the Great Plains. But one Texas A&M University student knows about rhinos: she’s identified unique specimens from fossilized remains found in the mountains of Tennessee dating back almost 5 million years. Rachel Short, a doctoral […]
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SONORA – Texas A&M AgriLife Research recently held a two-day sheep and goat workshop in collaboration with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The workshop was held at the Sonora station, which is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. It helped create a dialogue between the state agencies […]
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FREDERICKSBURG — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is holding a multi-day birding workshop Oct. 7-11 in Fredericksburg. Birding the Hills will be limited to 15 participants. Online registration is available at https://valverdeextension.ticketleap.com/birding-the-hills/. The total cost is $850, with $500 required to reserve a spot. The cost includes lunch and dinner while in the field […]
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