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  1. Texans celebrate Arbor Day at Bush Presidential Library and MuseumRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 6 | Gilmer Mirror

    Nov. 6, 2015 - COLLEGE STATION - Texans from across the state gathered today to honor all of the ways trees enrich lives and stabilize the environment during the State Arbor Day celebration at the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station. The festivities closed out a year-long celebration of Texas A&M Forest Service's centennial year and the "History in the Making: Texas A&M Forest Service" exhibit at the museum which chronicles the last 100 years of the agency.


  2. In Texas, Minorities Less Likely to Own HomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 8 | Gilmer Mirror

    While minorities occupy about half of the state's housing units, they are less likely than white Texans to own their homes, and the state's largest metro areas have some of the most substantial racial disparities among homeowners, according to recently released U.S. Census data. A shortage of affordable housing, credit problems and lack of savings for down payments are among the main barriers blamed for creating the demographic divide.


  3. Texas A&M Forest Service celebrates 100 years of service with 100 trees to 100 communitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Aiming to help communities expand their urban tree canopy, 10,000 seedlings were grown at the TFS-operated West Texas Nursery specifically for "100 Trees for 100 Communities." Sign up was first open to Texas' Tree City USA communities, then expanded to other cities and towns.


  4. Experts to discuss bull-selection criteria at Cameron on Nov. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Milam County will host a "Bull Selection for Commercial and Seedstock Beef Producers" program Nov. 12 near Cameron. Drs. Jason Banta and Jason Cleere, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialists from Overton and College Station, respectively, will conduct the training.


  5. AgriLife Extension in Gregg County to host program on water rightsRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    At no time in previous history has the fighting part been more true as Texas faces a water crisis, said Randy Reeves, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Gregg County. at the AgriLife Extension auditorium, 405 East Marshall Ave. in Longview.


  6. Texas A&M University Establishes Ocean Engineering DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    The merger brings together the world-class infrastructure of one of the largest engineering campuses, College Station, and the strategic location on Pelican Island and unique resources at Galveston. Texas A&M's College Station campus has offered undergraduate ocean engineering degrees since 1972 through the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering, and is one of only a few universities in the United States that offers degrees in ocean engineering.


  7. AgriLife Extension specialist to lead East Texas vegetable programsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    He's done so many trainings in East Texas over the years, relocating to to the region is almost like coming home, said Dr. Joe Masabni, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small-acreage vegetable specialist. Masabni has been based in College Station since being hired by AgriLife Extension in August 2008, but on Sept.


  8. Livestock outlook, horticulture marketing highlight A&M ag economics tailgate Sept. 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 31, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Emerging Issues in Livestock and Horticulture Marketing will be the featured seminar presentation scheduled from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 12 as part of the Texas A&M University department of agricultural economics tailgate activities at the AgriLife Center in College Station.


  9. Texas A&M Launches Co-Enrollment Program With Two-Year CollegesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    This innovative co-enrollment partnership was developed to address the state's growing need for engineers. Houston Community College in Houston; Texas Southmost College in Brownsville; Alamo Colleges in San Antonio; and El Centro College in Dallas are the first partners in the program, which is supported by a $5 million gift from Chevron.


  10. Governor Abbott Appoints University Student Regents And Student...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Governor Greg Abbott has appointed 10 student regents to their respective universities for terms expiring on May 31, 2016. Governor Abbott also appointed a student representative to serve on the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board.


  11. Pre-harvest wheat sprouting not as severe as anticipatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    In late May, it appeared many wheat growers were poised to suffer big discounts because of pre-harvest sprouting of winter wheat, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist. "In the Blacklands and East Texas, from the reports I've heard, the sprouting is fairly widespread but not quite as severe as we first anticipated," said Dr. Clark Neely, AgriLife Extension small grains and oilseed specialist in College Station.


  12. AgriLife Research engineer develops real-time listeria biosensor prototypeRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    A Texas A&M AgriLife Research engineer and a Florida colleague have developed a biosensor that can detect listeria bacterial contamination within two or three minutes. "We hope to soon be able to detect levels as low as one bacteria in a 25-gram sample of material - about one ounce," said Dr. Carmen Gomes, AgriLife Research engineer with the Texas A&M University department of biological and agricultural engineering, College Station.


  13. Gilmer to play in Commerce SQT on May 23Read the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    The Gilmer Buckeyes 7 on 7 team will be in Commerce Saturday at the Commerce SQT .


  14. McKnight Named Recipient of Prater Memorial ScholarshipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    May 11, 2015, Tyler, Texas - East Texas Communities Foundation of Tyler announced today that Steven McKnight of Tyler, Texas is the 2015 recipient of the Glenn and Vivian Prater Memorial Scholarship. Mr. McKnight, a sophomore at Texas A&M University, was recognized for his high academic achievement, community service, and most importantly his attainment of the rank of Eagle in Boy Scouts of America.


  15. Record Number Of Texas A&M Graduates Expected This Spring - More Than 8,700Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    The main-campus commencement ceremonies will include several new features, including presentation of diplomas by deans of their respective colleges, and will be among the first public appearances by the university's new president, Michael K. Young, who took over leadership of the university on May 1. "I'm proud to join our faculty and staff in recognizing the accomplishments and potential of this May's graduates," commented President Young. "They represent our collective futures with their ability to impact our state and nation for the greater good.


  16. Texas A&M Forest Service displays 100 years of service with new museum exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station has a new temporary exhibit on display titled As visitors enter the exhibit, they walk into a forest setting and are taken back to the agency's humble beginnings-with those first six patrolmen on horseback. They'll have the opportunity to learn about early fire detection and extinguishing methods, and can follow along the walls of the exhibit to see how TFS evolved throughout the century.


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