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2012-03-14 09:46:58

AgriLife Research scientists develop new, more accurate technique for determining age of white-tailed deer Researchers at the Texas AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde have developed a more accurate technique than traditional methods for estimating the age of white-tailed bucks, said a Texas AgriLife Research scientist at the center. "South Texas is famous for producing trophy white-tailed deer," said Dr. Susan Cooper, AgriLife Research associate professor and lead...

2012-03-12 07:00:00

Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) has chosen In4Grants from InfoReady Corporation to support the university´s strategic goal to significantly increase and support research, scholarship and creative activity. Ann Arbor, MI (PRWEB) March 12, 2012 Texas A&M University Corpus Christi (TAMUCC) has chosen In4Grants from InfoReady Corporation to support the university´s strategic goal to significantly increase and support research, scholarship and creative activity....

2012-02-17 15:00:00

Focal points are improved yield, quality and stress tolerance Monheim, Germany (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 Bayer CropScience and Texas AgriLife Research, a part of the Texas A&M University System, College Station, Texas, USA have signed a multi-year agreement to develop and commercialize improved wheat varieties. Utilizing Texas AgriLife Research´s extensive collection of wheat cultivars and germplasm and Bayer´s expertise in both classical and molecular plant breeding, the...

2011-12-13 11:50:40

At least one person admits that the extreme heat in Texas this year was beneficial. But all the same, he'd opt next time for a handmade torture chamber. "Some people will complain about the heat, but from my viewpoint as a breeder, I love stress," said Dr. David Byrne, Texas AgriLife Research rose breeder. With maximum mean highs of 107 degrees for weeks near Mansfield and 104 at College Station, where Byrne has research plots, numerous rose varieties were put to one of Mother...

2011-11-04 07:00:00

The 2nd State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit brings together experts and leaders with an interest in the Gulf of Mexico. A unique feature of the SGM SUMMIT2011 is an emphasis on developing an effective âœreport cardâ that can be used by resource managers and decision makers in science and business to understand the impacts of our activity. Unprecedented cooperation has preceeded this important event. Corpus Christi, TX (PRWEB) November 04, 2011 During...

2011-08-18 09:51:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. awarded its sixth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition® Grants, donating a total of $120,000 to four non-profit organizations in support of their community-based nutrition education programs. The four grants were awarded throughout the month of August, and concluded yesterday with a final grant presentation in Fort Worth, Texas. The Dannon Company established the Dannon Next Generation...

2011-08-17 17:35:00

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Dannon Company, Inc. today awarded the sixth annual Dannon Next Generation Nutrition® Grant to Texas AgriLIFE Extension Service, supporting the implementation of its Balancing Food and Play physical activity and nutrition education curriculum into Tarrant County Schools. Dannon presented the organization with a $30,000 check during an afternoon event that also featured a healthy-cooking demonstration by Connie...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.