Adam Russell

Adam Russell is a communication specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife. Adam is responsible for writing news releases and feature articles focused on Texas A&M AgriLife Extension programs and science-based information generated by Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists across the state. He also generates the weekly Texas Crop and Weather Report and handles public and media relations.

All posts by Adam Russell

May 24, 2024

Chigger season tips to beat the itch

AgriLife Extension entomologist talks all things chiggers, from why they make you itch to ways to avoid them

May 23, 2024

Optimizing genetics to advance controlled environment agriculture

Texas A&M AgriLife Research plant breeder brings new dimension to indoor farming innovation

May 16, 2024

Mosquito season: How to control and prevent bites

Texas A&M AgriLife entomologist discusses all things mosquitoes – from types to tips to protect yourself

Close up of woman holding beef in grocery store.

May 14, 2024

Grilling season kicks off with high but stable meat prices

Texas Crop and Weather Report

May 13, 2024

Top barbecue tips from the ‘Three Brisketeers’

Texas A&M AgriLife experts share four tidbits every barbecue lover should know

May 8, 2024

Lantana camara varieties named newest Texas Superstars

Plants add ‘flower power,’ heat and drought tolerance to landscapes

May 6, 2024

Texas tarantula tango: Understanding their annual hunt for food, love

Getting to know these gentle giants and why they are on the move

May 1, 2024

Trio of scientists to unlock mystery, power of microbiome

Cluster hire expands Texas A&M’s microbiome expertise, brings innovative, collaborative research to burgeoning field

A field of corn with a barn in the distance

April 23, 2024

Corn crop conditions improve as acres and prices decline

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 23, 2024

April 19, 2024

Breaking down pollution

Study investigates biological degradation of PFAS in waste

a hand touching green grass on the ground

April 9, 2024

Turfgrass program leads through innovation

From backyards, football fields and golf courses, science is reshaping the turfgrass experience

April 4, 2024

New modeling app to assist farmers in forecasting

Decision support system to integrate simulated weather, cropping, market and farm conditions for predictive planning

March 18, 2024

Buser named Endowed Chair in Cotton Engineering

March 14, 2024

Pansies named newest Texas Superstar

Plants add versatility, range of color to landscapes

March 11, 2024

In the spirit of learning

Dhingra shares inspiration behind passion for horticulture

March 5, 2024

Texas wildfires impacting Panhandle ranchers but not overall cattle and beef prices

Texas Crop and Weather Report – March 5, 2024

Juan Anciso

February 15, 2024

Anciso named to lead AgriLife Extension horticulture efforts

Focus will be strengthening strategic stakeholder relationships

Black Angus acattle standing in a pasture.

February 7, 2024

U.S. beef cattle herd smallest since 1961

The Texas beef cattle herd could be on its way to a rebuild after hitting its lowest numbers in a decade, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.

February 1, 2024

Wing prices inch higher heading into Super Bowl

a bale of hay in the foreground with a green tractor in the background

January 31, 2024

Hay supplies remain tight for Texas cattle producers

Texas Crop and Weather Report – Jan. 30, 2024