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Texas A&M eBeam center helps reduce risk of radiological terrorism

The National Center for Electron Beam Research at Texas A&M University in College Station is collaborating with the U.S. Department of Energy to reduce the risk of nuclear and radiological terrorism.
18-Sep-2023 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Boll weevil eradication most successful pest insect elimination program

Boll weevils plagued the cotton industry throughout much of the Cotton Belt for almost a century before entomologists and producers executed one of the most successful pest eradication programs in the U.S.
18-Sep-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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A novel approach for removing microplastics from water

A new study led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research has identified what may be a novel biological approach for removing extremely small and potentially dangerous plastic particles from water.
12-Sep-2023 3:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Farmers advised to inspect grain bins after severe weather

With severe weather systems becoming more constant across the country, a team of multistate agricultural researchers found in a new study that grain bins need to be carefully scrutinized for structural safety, soundness and engineering integrity.
12-Sep-2023 12:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M AgriLife extends beef cattle expertise internationally

Texas A&M AgriLife has expanded the reach of its beef cattle expertise with two international initiatives led by a professor in the Department of Animal Science in the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
8-Sep-2023 8:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service study shows toxicant effective tool to reduce feral hog populations

A warfarin-based toxicant has been shown to be an effective option for landowners in the control of feral hog numbers and damage on their property, according to a study by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service.
31-Aug-2023 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Texas Wine: Down to a science

Texas A&M scientists and AgriLife Extension specialists help fine-tune the Texas wine industry.
16-Aug-2023 12:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Developing technology to detect harmful chemicals in shrimp supplies

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence for Cross-Border Threat Screening and Supply Chain Defense, CBTS, led by Texas A&M AgriLife Research, is supporting a DHS Summer Research Team effort to detect harmful chemicals in shrimp...
14-Aug-2023 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Five common money management mistakes

Many people gain their expertise in money management by trial and error. However, carefully monitoring your finances and giving them proper consideration can help avoid some common financial missteps, according to two Texas A&M University financial...
2-Aug-2023 2:35 PM EDT

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Can you get salmonella from your backyard chickens?

For those with backyard poultry, like chickens or ducks, a Texas A&M AgriLife expert encourages taking precautions against salmonella exposure as cases spike across the U.S.
24-Aug-2021 3:05 PM EDT

Economist: Marketing Plans Can Help Central Texas Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.
15-May-2018 4:50 PM EDT

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Texas A&M AgriLife Research to Lead Project to Enhance Spinach Production, Safety

Texas A&M AgriLife research will collaborate with the Texas Department of Agriculture and the University of California at Davis on a project to help agricultural producers and consumers through improving nitrogen use efficiency and food safety in...
15-May-2018 4:40 PM EDT

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Women Driving North Texas Research Seek Sustainable Solutions for Urban Living

Three women driving agricultural and ecological research in North Texas seek new solutions for sustainable urban and suburban living in 2018.
8-Mar-2018 2:05 PM EST

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Texans Should Prepare for Flooding, High Winds From Harvey

With the probability of extensive rain and high winds throughout much of the state from the resurgence of Tropical Depression Harvey, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts are asking Texans to take measures to prepare their houses, farms...
24-Aug-2017 3:15 PM EDT

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Texas Potato Researcher Plans to Pack More Value Into the Crop

Texas potato growers may be few in number, but their spuds hit a market window that brings a premium each year at harvest. Now, a new potato scientist for Texas A&M AgriLife Research plans to pack even more value into the commodity through...
23-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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Southwest Dairy Day will be at Del Rio Dairy near Bovina on Oct. 18

Anaerobic digester and rotary parlor among technologies to be discussed The Texas A&M AgriLife Extensi...
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Mexican white oak named Texas Superstar shade tree

Native tree offers aesthetics, Texas-toughness for all conditions Looking for a Texas Superstar-worthy shad...
20 Sep 2023

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Shoal Creek water quality training set for Oct. 4

Meeting will discuss ways residents can protect and preserve quality of Shoal Creek A Texas Watershed Stewa...
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Sporadic rainfall brings relief to parts of Texas

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Sept. 19, 2023 Recent rainfall helped relieve some areas across Texas, bu...
19 Sep 2023

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Texas A&M Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering moves up in national program ranking

Ranks No. 3 in new U.S. News ‘best undergraduate program’ list The Department of Biological and Ag...
19 Sep 2023

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AgriLife Extension Disaster Assessment Recovery unit receives award of excellence

Wildfire and COVID-19 response garners southern region accolades The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Servi...
19 Sep 2023

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Passion for food science leads student from Costa Rica to College Station

Doctoral candidate Karla Solis Salazar is studying microbiology to improve food safety Growing up in the sm...
19 Sep 2023

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Changing the world through the science of soil

Julie Howe’s mission to explore and advance agricultural solutions  As an undergraduate bioenvironme...
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New course for preschool teachers encourages children’s love for gardening

Online, video-based course shows how to successfully implement Early Childhood Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! cur...
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Integrated pest management coordinator training set Sept. 27 in Amarillo

Training geared toward Texas school integrated pest management coordinators The Texas A&M AgriLife Exte...
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