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  • AgriLife Extension hires new family and consumer sciences agent in Ochiltree County
    Mar 25AgriLife Extension hires new family and consumer sciences agent in Ochiltree County

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Amy Griffin, 806-435-4501, amy.griffin@ag.tamu.edu PERRYTON – Amy Griffin has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and consumer sciences agent for Ochiltree County, according to Brandon Dukes, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Amarillo. Griffin, of Cedar Lane, began March 23 and will spend the first […]

  • Third annual Geronimo and Alligator Creeks cleanup slated for April 11
    Mar 24Third annual Geronimo and Alligator Creeks cleanup slated for April 11

    SEGUIN — The third annual Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Cleanup Event will take place from 9 a.m.-noon April 11, said event presenters. The event is coordinated by the Geronimo and Alligator Creeks Partnership and is part of implementation efforts for the area’s watershed protection plan, said Ward Ling, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist […]

  • Photos from Texas worth a thousand words … and a million views
    Mar 19Photos from Texas worth a thousand words … and a million views

    COLLEGE STATION — If a picture is worth a thousand words, a collection of them would be worth a million. And that appears to be the case for the unique photo collection of Texas A&M AgriLife taken by its news team.   The AgriLife Today collection of almost 5,000 photos surpassed 1 million views recently, according […]

  • 2015 Aggie Processed Meat Technology School set April 22-24 in College Station
    Mar 162015 Aggie Processed Meat Technology School set April 22-24 in College Station

    Contact: Dr. Dan Hale, 979-845-3935, dhale@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The 2015 Aggie Processed Meat Technology School will be held April 22-24 at Texas A&M University in College Station. Dr. Dan Hale, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service meat specialist, said based on input from past participants, the school has been expanded by one additional day. “Anyone […]

  • Stem cells help researchers peg rabies resistance
    Mar 16Stem cells help researchers peg rabies resistance

    COLLEGE STATION — Researchers at Texas A&M AgriLife Research have developed a new technology to determine sensitivity or resistance to rabies virus. “We were able to create a novel platform such that we could look at how pathogens, such as bacteria or virus or even drugs or radiation, interact with specific human genes,” said lead […]