COLLEGE STATION - A team of researchers have received a $500,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to create guidelines to better assist rural military veteran business owners. Dr. Craig Carpenter, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist in College Station, is leading a group looking to identify business entrepreneurship opportunities for rural U.S. […] The post AgriLife Extension economist leads rural military entrepreneurship study appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Peyton Smith was soaring through the skies before she could drive, but it’s what is on the ground, or beneath the ground, that grabbed her fascination and led to her latest position with Texas A&M University. “I received my private pilot’s license the last year of high school and was enrolled […] The post New Texas A&M soil scientist aims research at global change effects on carbon sequestration appeared first on AgriLife Today.
GEORGETOWN -- The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the Wilco Forage and Brush Management Workshop Aug. 29 in Georgetown. Registration will be from 8:30-9 a.m. with the workshop from 9 a.m. to noon at the AgriLife Extension office, 3151 Southeast Inner Loop. The cost is $15 per person, and donuts and refreshments are […] The post Forage, brush management workshop slated for Aug. 29 in Georgetown appeared first on AgriLife Today.
COLLEGE STATION – The sole finalist for director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research said he will strengthen long-standing commitments to applied and fundamental research in partnership with stakeholders, as well as initiate new research responsive to broader societal needs, including enhancing the economic value of agriculture and tying together food and health. Dr. Patrick Stover, […] The post Dr. Patrick Stover appointed sole finalist for Texas A&M AgriLife Research director appeared first on AgriLife Today.
STEPHENVILLE – Dr. Jennifer Spencer joined the faculty at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Stephenville earlier this month as a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service dairy specialist. Spencer earned her bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees at the University of Idaho. Her research focused on management strategies and improving reproductive outcomes while […] The post New AgriLife Extension dairy specialist to be headquartered in Stephenville appeared first on AgriLife Today.