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Eng symposium to explore innovative practices in cow-calf systems

Contact: Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, cacoufal@tamu.edu Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – Exploring expansion of cattle herds will be discussed at the 2014 Kenneth and Caroline McDonald Eng Foundation

Texas crop, weather for Aug. 12, 2014

August 12, 2014 Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larrystein@tamu.edu AgriLife horticulturist: Winter garden water issues ‘big time serious!’ Broadcasters: Download or preview a two-minute MP3 audio version of this ...
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Texas beef producers can apply for federal disaster aid due to drought

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Federal disaster aid for Texas cattle producers is available and officials are encouraging producers to act quickly in applying for ...
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Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course attendees hear optimistic views on industry future

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – More than 1,500 beef cattle producers from across Texas and abroad gathered at Texas A&M University in ...
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Texas crop, weather for Aug. 5, 2014

Texas crop, weather for Aug. 5, 2014 August 5, 2014 BROADCASTERS: Download or preview a two-minute MP3 audio version of this report athttp://today.agrilife.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/0805-crop-weather-AUDIO.mp3 Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu Contact: Mark Kelley, 806-746-6101, MKelley@ag.tamu.edu High Plains ...
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Many Asking if Cage-free Eggs Are More Humane After Deathly Fire

By Merritt Clifton FORT WAYNE, Indiana––A predawn fire on July 28, 2014 killed 65,000 hens at an Egg Innovations barn in Kosciusko County, Indiana, reviving attention to ...
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Female has toothed organ to saw through fruit skin

It’s possible to identify the male spotted wing drosophila with the unaided eye by the black spot on the first wing vein, according to Erfan Vafaie, ...
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High cattle prices, availability of replacement cows persist

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas cattle producers looking to restock herds may choose to examine all options as financial dynamics have changed due to ...
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Climate: Meat turns up the heat

Contact: Ken Caldeirakcaldeira@carnegiescience.edu650-704-7212Carnegie Institution  Climate: Meat turns up the heat Stanford, CA—Eating meat contributes to climate change, due to greenhouse gasses emitted by livestock. New research finds ...
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South Texas study results show Brahman, crossbred influence receive higher premiums

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Levi Russell, 361-265-9203, lrussell@tamu.edu CORPUS CHRISTI – Data from a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service South Texas study shows Brahman and British crossbred cattle ...
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