Susan Himes

Susan Himes is a writer and media relations specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife. She writes news releases and features from science-based information generated by the agency. She also covers human interest stories and events across the state.

All posts by Susan Himes

A Pride of Barbados, a red and yellow plant, that can survive water stress well.

June 6, 2024

Protect your garden from water stress caused by too much, not enough rain

AgriLife Extension June Gardening Guide

A mn's hands around a watermelon at a farmers market

June 5, 2024

Making the most of a trip to the farmers market

What to know about nutrition and safety.

Wunmi IIesanmi and her family wear formal wear. She and her daughter are in gowns while her husband and two sons wear Nigerian clothing

May 27, 2024

Quest to improve world, empower community leads to Texas A&M

Graduating student and entrepreneur Olawunmi Ilesanmi is a force for change

Texas A&M AgriLife Logo

May 16, 2024

Fight to eradicate malaria takes associate professor to Equatorial Guinea

Giri Athrey says science is the best hope for infectious disease solutions at home and abroad

Two commemorative bricks being ready to be installed on a oathway. There are two emoty spots and a mallot by them.

May 13, 2024

Leave a legacy at the Leach Teaching Gardens

Aggies choose to honor, celebrate and memorialize loved ones with an engraved brick in on-campus gardens

May 7, 2024

Dara Wald honored as Andrew Carnegie Fellow

Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences professor among 2024 honorees

A young woman with straight brown hair, Olivia Henry, wearing a maroon Texas A&M polo.

May 7, 2024

At the intersection of science and mystery

Olivia Henry '24 explores a career in the forensic sciences after seizing every opportunity at the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

A hand holding a garden shovel over rich, dark earth

May 2, 2024

Time to plan – and plant – for upcoming summer heat

AgriLife Extension May Gardening Guide

Brown and white goats in a pen with hay on the floor.

April 30, 2024

Demand for meat goats continues to grow

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 30, 2024

April 24, 2024

LEAD AgriLife cohorts set to shape future of organization

Inaugural program includes leaders from across Texas A&M AgriLife

April 22, 2024

Senior Hannah Evans pursues her passion

Fisheries management major inspired by childhood in state parks

a group of red, ripe strawberries. Texas strawberry growers have enjoyed an early start to their season and the crop looks fantastic so far

April 10, 2024

Strawberry season in Texas off to an excellent start

Texas Crop and Weather Report – April 9, 2024

April 9, 2024

Texas A&M team working with Homeland Security to protect US food supply chain from threats

Safeguarding agricultural chains through research, innovation

April 4, 2024

Texas A&M AgriLife and Southern Rolling Plains Cotton Growers Association team up on ‘field of dreams’

Farm projects will include research, field trials and community resources

April 4, 2024

National Gardening Month: Time to clean your garden — or start one

AgriLife Extension gardening guide for April

March 25, 2024

Eggs to dye for, eggs to eat

What to keep in mind before you buy eggs for Easter

March 22, 2024

Mission to serve brings Osburn to floral design

New hire brings unique perspective, background to department

eggs on a supermarket shelf

March 20, 2024

Egg prices increase ahead of Easter holiday

Texas Crop and Weather Report – March 19, 2024

March 12, 2024

Eight great plants to bring butterflies to your garden

March 7, 2024

It’s time to embrace the power of flowers this spring