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  1. Good domestic, export demands for beef continueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 14 | Southwest Farm Press

    "We're expected to have an all-time record beef production year, and typically as the market expands supplies there will be a price drop, but beef demand is strong for both exports and across the U.S." Continued good export and domestic demands for beef has 2018 off to a good start for producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension economist, College Station, said he expects 2018 to be a record production year for beef amid a market that continues to be strong due to good demand.


  2. Virtual field trip at Texas A&M to connect stem concepts to curriculum, real -world ag careersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 12 | Southwest Farm Press

    The LIVE event, "Play Ball: The Science Behind Sports Turf Management," will engage middle school students with an exclusive look at the scientific practices and innovative technologies used in sports turf management, showing the important role soil science plays in the world of sports. The Nutrients for Life Foundation, an educational non-profit that educates students and the public about the vital role soil nutrients play in growing our world, and Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content and professional development for K-12 classrooms, will host a LIVE Virtual Field Trip for students nationwide from Texas A&M on March 15, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. ET.


  3. Outlaw discusses new farm bill, NAFTARead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 2 | Southwest Farm Press

    "There is no good outcome in messing around with NAFTA in my opinion. These people will take it seriously and they will find other customers.


  4. Regents plan a new veterinary building for West Texas A&M's Agricultural Sciences complexRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 27 | Southwest Farm Press

    "We have created a two-way superhighway of veterinary education and research activity from Canyon to College Station, and it runs right through these new structures." The Texas A&M University System Regents today announced plans for a $22.8 million building for veterinary education, research and workforce opportunities in the Panhandle as part of almost $90 million in new commitments to the state agriculture industry on the West Texas A&M University campus.


  5. Ballabina appointed deputy vice chancellor for Texas A&M AgriLifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 26 | Southwest Farm Press

    "Dr. Ballabina has a deep understanding of our statewide mission paired with an innovative vision to bring together agriculture, health and food systems." Dr. Susan Ballabina has been appointed deputy vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University in College Station.


  6. Healthy Texas seeking high school students statewide to become youth ambassadorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 24 | Southwest Farm Press

    The mission of Healthy Texas is to promote preventive health at the most local level of the community and improving the well-being of Texans for generations to come. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is looking for high school youth throughout Texas to participate in its Healthy Texas initiative to provide Texans and their families with the knowledge and resources to take control of their health.


  7. Fifth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference offered April 26-27 in KerrvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 21 | Southwest Farm Press

    The annual event will feature speakers on everything from grazing to prescribed fire, herbicide control to hunting leases, and legal issues to consider while managing a ranch. "Tools for the Trade" is the theme and exactly what will be offered at the fifth annual Hill Country Land Stewardship Conference hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service April 26-27 in Kerrville, according to the program coordinator.


  8. Texas A&M University International Beef Academy to debutRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "The International Beef Academy will offer an exclusive, customized and advanced learning experience tailored to the educational and professional needs of each participant," said Dr. Reinaldo Cooke, associate professor in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University in College Station. "Participants will have access to emerging technologies in cattle reproduction, nutrition, genetics, health and welfare related to all phases of beef production, including cutting-edge practices for the quality and safety of beef products."


  9. Rooney appointed to Texas A&M's Borlaug-Monsanto Chair for Plant BreedingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Texas A&M and Monsanto created the chair in honor of Dr. Norman Borlaug, who won the 1970 Nobel Peace Prize for his work in plant breeding. Dr. Bill Rooney, a Texas A&M AgriLife Research sorghum breeder in the Texas A&M department of soil and crop sciences in College Station, has been appointed as the first holder of the Borlaug-Monsanto Chair for Plant Breeding and International Crop Improvement.


  10. Texas' auxin-specific training now valid in Oklahoma, New MexicoRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "These approvals will allow producers who operate in multiple states to attend one training to satisfy the regulatory requirements of the new technologies," said Dr. Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist in College Station. The Texas Department of Agriculture-approved auxin-specific herbicide training, developed by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and allied industries, has been reciprocally approved by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the New Mexico Department of Agriculture.


  11. Rosenthal Meat Science Center market makes special cuts for Valentine's DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "It's the perfect Valentine's Day surprise for a steak lover," Riley said. "It's a great thick cut of meat with beautiful marbling, and the heart says it all."


  12. Experts: Use safe practices when processing, cooking feral hogsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "Pigs can be infected by drinking water with the intermediate host copepods or things that eat copepods like tadpoles," said Dr. Tom Craig. With a proliferation of feral hogs in Texas, control measures such as trapping and hunting can yield the rewards of good table fare.


  13. New farm bill discussions highlight Ag Forum meeting in AustinRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    The new farm bill discussions are coming at a time when farm revenue has declined 50 percent over the last four years - the largest drop since the Great Depression. Farm economy experts at the recent Ag Forum in Austin told attendees to expect much debate on the shaping of a new farm bill that will most likely be written with little or no increases to commodity program funding.


  14. Texas A&M scientist at forefront of new 3-D satellite imaging systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 31, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    The satellite has two priorities: study ice sheets to see how that environment is changing, and characterize terrestrial elevation and vegetation. Droughts, devastating fires, beetle-kill of trees the plants are talking, and the science community is about to get a new and free tool to help understand what they are saying.


  15. University researchers developing industry best practicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "One purpose of this joint project is to develop and disseminate best practices to help U.S. beef industry members meet the requirements for marketing beef to Chinese markets," said Dr. Russell Cross. Texas A&M AgriLife and Colorado State University researchers are teaming to evaluate production practice risks to beef trade, develop educational materials and programs to assist producers with meeting requirements for exporting to China, and helping the U.S. beef industry capitalize on future export trade revenue.


  16. Cotton technology education effort earns AgriLife Extension Superior Service awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "As a cotton producer organization serving 41 counties where growers usually produce about two-thirds of the state's cotton crop, we appreciate this team for directly meeting the needs of our growers," said Steve Verett, Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., executive vice president in Lubbock. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has recognized a cotton and weed team with a Superior Service Team Award for their efforts on educating producers on auxin-tolerant cotton weed control systems.


  17. AgriLife Research Unmanned Aerial Systems program receives updateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    The research program is utilizing both fixed-wing and rotary-wing aircraft as part of research activities at centers in Weslaco, Beaumont, Corpus Christi, College Station and Amarillo. From traditional crop production to livestock, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists from across the state provided updates on a multitude of unmanned aerial systems, or UAS, projects recently in College Station.


  18. Hit the Target website a tool for producers on both sides of auxin trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Hit the Target, which began in 2017 and is offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, is a website where crop locations can be marked for others to see. While cotton and soybean producers across Texas are getting the do's and don'ts for applying new chemical formulations to their crop, the education is being extended to producers with sensitive or susceptible crops to protect their investments.


  19. Grain prices to remain flat as U.S. inventory excess is consumedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    "Some combination of forces that deplete the supply overhang will be needed to drive prices higher," Johnson said. "The good news is we do see a bit of a world production drop off."


  20. Advanta Seeds opens biotech facility at Texas A&MRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 10, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Advanta Seeds has opened a new state-of-the-art biotechnology facility at Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. The center will accelerate Advanta Seeds research and development capabilities for the company's key crops - sorghum, corn, vegetables sunflower, canola and rice.


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