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  1. Texas crop, weather for Jan. 26, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 26 | Gilmer Mirror

    Central Texas wheat growers continue to have a challenging year, said Dr. Clark Neely, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains specialist, College Station. "There's a couple of different stories going on now with wheat, the first being prevented acres in the Blacklands," Neely said.


  2. Employee honored with Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence for Public Service in ForestryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | Gilmer Mirror

    Providing leadership and service to Texans in all areas of forestry earned an 18-year Texas A&M Forest Service employee the honor of receiving the Vice Chancellor's Award in Excellence for Public Service in Forestry Central Texas Operations Department Head Jim Rooni received the award during the annual Texas A&M AgriLife Conference held at Texas A&M University's flagship campus in College Station. Rooni has managed complex agency responses to a number of natural disasters including leading the recovery of the Lost Pines area following the Bastrop County Complex fire in 2011, which killed almost two million trees.


  3. Increased legal liabilities limit prescribed fire use for brush controlRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 7 | Gilmer Mirror

    Private landowners and managers tend to shy away from the use of prescribed fire for maintaining rangeland and forest ecosystems in spite of the known benefits due to the potential liability factor, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Increased legal liabilities may be limiting prescribed fire use for brush control, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study.


  4. Athletic Director is Out at Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas A&M Athletic Director Eric Hyman will leave his post, university officials announced Tuesday, wrapping up a stint during which A&M grew its college sports Hyman will stay on as athletic director until his replacement is hired. He has worked at the university since 2012, earning an $800,000 salary.


  5. Turfgrass researcher works to keep athletic fields green longerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | Gilmer Mirror

    COLLEGE STATION Sports fans know as fall sets in and their favorite team heads out on the turf, the bright green grass begins to turn brown from the wear and tear and changing temperatures. Nitrogen rate comparisons on turfgrass plots were done by Dr. Ben Wherley, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research turfgrass ecologist.


  6. Texas farmers need to continue to be - vigilant' with herbicide-resistant weedsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 28, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Farmers need to continue to be vigilant in rotating herbicides to defend against the threat of glyphosate-resistant herbicides, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. At the recent Texas Plant Protection Association Conference in Bryan, several talks addressed new technology and continuing weed control, plus a number of awards were presented during the annual business meeting.


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

    Nov 6, 2015 | 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.


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

    Nov 8, 2015 | 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.


  9. 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.


  10. 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.


  11. 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.


  12. 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.


  13. 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.


  14. 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.


  15. 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.


  16. 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.


  17. 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.


  18. 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.


  19. 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 .


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