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  1. Texas A&M co-develops new online resource for dementia caregivers: Texas CaresRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gilmer Mirror

    Caring for a loved one with dementia can be a lonely role, but a new online resource may help. The new program, known as Texas Cares, aims to provide wellness programs, transportation planning and engagement in activities for dementia patients and education, support and assistance for family caregivers.

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  2. Donald Galloway awarded the 2017 Regents Fellow Service AwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Gilmer Mirror

    The award was presented Feb. 8 at the Memorial Student Center on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. Galloway is the Chief of Staff for Texas A&M Forest Service and in his nearly three decades of work has helped define the expectations for wildland fire response; the responsibility of the state in a tiered incident response system; and what a state agency can truly be.

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  3. New farm bill discussions kick off at Southwest Ag Issues SummitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    Doing more with less to fund the next farm bill program was a recurring theme at the recent Southwest Ag Issues Summit in Fort Worth. Leaders from all major commodity groups throughout Texas and national representatives converged for two days of discussion leading up to what is anticipated to be a new farm bill program adopted by Congress in 2018.

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  4. New champion tree has ties to forestry of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Gilmer Mirror

    Located within 200 feet of Cochino Bayou, a prominent waterway, the champion loblolly stands as a symbol of the oldest forest growth in Texas. Due to the presence of an old abandoned tram right-of-way, it is believed that this area was last logged for both hardwood and pine more than 100 years ago.

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  5. New champion tree has ties to forestry of the pastRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Gilmer Mirror

    Located within 200 feet of Cochino Bayou, a prominent waterway, the champion loblolly stands as a symbol of the oldest forest growth in Texas. Due to the presence of an old abandoned tram right-of-way, it is believed that this area was last logged for both hardwood and pine more than 100 years ago.

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  6. Vista College Named One of Top 20 Fundraising Companies for 2016 Dallas Heart WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 26 | Gilmer Mirror

    January 26, 2017 - Vista College was one of the top 20 fundraising companies for the 2016 Dallas Heart Walk - American Heart Association's annual premiere event for raising funds to save lives from this country's No. 1 and No.

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  7. Texas dance troupe swings through Washington for Trump inaugurationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Lil' and Elite Wranglers, a College Station-based troupe of dancers made up of nine- to 18-year-olds, took their Texas swing to Washington, D.C., on Friday for the Inaugural Parade of President Donald Trump.

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  8. Chris Edgar Awarded Vice Chancellor's Award in ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    Jan. 10, 2017 - COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Dr. Chris Edgar of Texas A&M Forest Service has been awarded the 2016 Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence for Public Service in Forestry from Texas A&M AgriLife. The award was presented Jan. 9 at the AgriLife Conference on the campus of Texas A&M University in College Station.

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  9. Green Ambassadors Awarded Vice Chancellor's Award in ExcellenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    Jan. 10, 2017 - COLLEGE STATION - Students from Houston's impoverished East End are changing their schools, their neighborhoods and their futures - for the better. And the forestry and agricultural communities are taking notice.

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  10. Texas A&M institute sends up - bat signal' for help from Texas landownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Texas A&M Institute of Renewable Natural Resources bat research team is asking Texas residents to help document bat species and populations throughout the state. The institute's Bat and Hibernacula Surveys team is conducting surveys statewide to determine the location of wintering bats and their roosts.

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  11. Pasture management program set for Feb. 17 in OvertonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | Gilmer Mirror

    Five Texas Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator continuing education units including one laws and regulations, one integrated pest management and three general will be available. "One advantage to this program is that it provides five CEUs for a half-day course," said Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist in Overton.

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  12. "Strongest Skinhead" is behind white nationalist's speech at Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    The man bringing Richard Spencer to speak at Texas A&M University next week is himself a white nationalist who has been inviting incendiary guests to College Station for years.

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  13. Texas Mobility Summit Seeks to Advance InnovationRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    The initiative aims to encourage public-private investment in the development of innovative and technology solutions to address the state's mobility challenges. The event, hosted by the Texas Technology Task Force, will be held at the Hilton Austin Hotel.

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  14. Over 15,000 community service hours provided in Texas during One Day 4-HRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Public service is a cornerstone of Texas 4-H and that was never more evident than during National 4-H week, which culminated with One Day 4-H, said Dr. Chris Boleman, statewide director of the 4-H Youth Development program, College Station. , youth from 4-H clubs across the state showcased the variety of opportunities their organization affords young people and showed the work they do to make a positive impact on youth and communities.

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  15. Texas A&M researchers discover a new regulator of mitochondria in invasive cancer growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    With a better understanding of how this process is regulated, new targets for cancer treatments could be identified. Mitochondria, the organelles inside each cell that generate energy, play a crucial role in a tumor's ability to generate the energy needed to invade healthy tissue.

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  16. Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates successful yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    The meeting, held at the I.O.O.F. Event Center in Corsicana, Texas, serves as an opportunity to refocus the agency's goals, as well as recognize long standing employees and acknowledge recipients of this year's director's awards. Last year, Texas A&M Forest Service celebrated their centennial year with a reaffirmed passion to becoming significant.

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  17. Texas A&M Forest Service confirms increase of post oak mortality in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    After the 2011 drought, a higher mortality rate in many trees was to be expected but Texas A&M Forest Service sought to determine if the post oak population did have a higher mortality rate in their natural, rural environment. In order to determine the true mortality rate Texas A&M Forest Service compared the mortality rate of post oaks with two other tree species utilizing data from the Forest Inventory and Analysis Program , the nation's forest census.

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  18. Texas Universities Want to Make it Easier to Transfer From Community CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 9, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    The path has been open for decades to students who want a bachelor's degree: If a student doesn't have the tuition money or isn't ready to leave home, community college is a good place to start. But financial, logistical and psychological barriers often get in the way.

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  19. Integrated pest management program set for Nov. 9 in NacogdochesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 6, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    A Texas Department of Agriculture continuing education course for integrated pest management professionals offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be held in Nacogdoches on Nov. 9. The cost of the program is $30 for preregistered attendees and $35 on the day of the event. RSVP with payment by to preregister.

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  20. New App Developed for Forestry Professionals in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    COLLEGE STATION, Texas- For the first time, foresters, landowners and contractors in Texas can now access guidelines for practicing sustainable forestry on their mobile devices. The Texas Forestry Best Management Practices Handbook is now available as a smartphone application, enabling quick and easy access to conservation practices designed to protect soil and water resources when conducting forest operations.

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