Environment

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June 13, 2024

Prevention of kernel smut disease in rice harvest

AgriLife Extension experts cover best practices to mitigate risk of rice disease

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June 13, 2024

Giovanni Piccinni named Texas Water Resources Institute director

Former Texas A&M AgriLife Research associate professor returns in new role

June 7, 2024

Spread of emerald ash borer continues in Texas

Texas A&M AgriLife entities offer advice on protecting trees

A squirrel with a small radio collar
June 4, 2024

Scholarly Squirrels: In the field experience on campus

Eastern Fox squirrels provide the perfect opportunity to integrate accessible, field-based monitoring with academic coursework.

A group of small, dead fish held in a container.
June 4, 2024

Diagnosing summertime fish kills topic of June 18 webinar

AgriLife Extension program teaches landowners to recognize symptoms and prevent fish kills

A man rides a brown horse across rangelands with a few buildings visible in the distance.
May 29, 2024

Rangeland conditions vary across state based on moisture, precipitation outlook

Texas Crop and Weather Report  - May 29, 2024

May 23, 2024

Texas A&M Forest Service encourages wildfire preparedness ahead of summer

Tips to keep in mind as the heat rises in Texas

A monarch butterfly lands on an orange flower.
May 22, 2024

Beyond milkweed: creating a migratory oasis for monarchs

Texas A&M AgriLife experts encourage planting nectar-producing plants ahead of fall migration

May 17, 2024

‘Phosphorus lady’ finds home at Texas A&M

Szerlag carving out a niche in the world of soils

A juvenile white-tailed deer stands in tall grass.
May 15, 2024

‘Tis the season for wildlife encounters

AgriLife Extension expert encourages people not to interfere with juvenile wildlife

May 9, 2024

$1 million grant project tackles economic, marketing gaps in U.S. aquaculture

Texas A&M AgriLife Research to co-lead National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration grant project

A windmill with the sky as a background.
May 6, 2024

Private well water screenings set for South Texas residents May 20-23

Samples will be screened for contaminants and salinity

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

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May 2, 2024

Texas Master Naturalist program hires program support specialist

Hannah Ferguson aims to connect and empower statewide chapters

The Halls Bayou watershed with trees lining its banks.
May 2, 2024

Lone Star Healthy Streams workshop set for May 16 in Angleton

Workshop will focus on best management practices for livestock, feral hogs, onsite septic tanks, watershed health

April 24, 2024

Engineering environmental excellence in the next generation

Jorge Arreola Vargas inspires students with hands-on learning

April 23, 2024

Feral hog management educational program set for May 8 in Bryan

Program focuses on best feral hog management strategies

April 23, 2024

Riparian and stream ecosystem workshop for Eagle Mountain Lake watershed will be on May 14 in Azle

April 22, 2024

Middle Yegua Creek watershed protection meeting will be May 14 in Giddings

A squirrel with a small radio collar
April 19, 2024

Scholarly squirrels: Exploring the dynamics of campus wildlife

Ongoing project will provide undergraduate wildlife students with hands-on field experiences