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  1. Texas A&M Forest Service displays 100 years of service with new museum exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 | Gilmer Mirror

    The George Bush Presidential Library and Museum in College Station has a new temporary exhibit on display titled As visitors enter the exhibit, they walk into a forest setting and are taken back to the agency's humble beginnings-with those first six patrolmen on horseback. They'll have the opportunity to learn about early fire detection and extinguishing methods, and can follow along the walls of the exhibit to see how TFS evolved throughout the century.


  2. Texas A&M AgriLife retains No. 1 ranking in agricultural research expendituresRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas A&M AgriLife Research was ranked No. 1 in agricultural sciences expenditures for fiscal year 2013, the latest year for which figures are available, according to the National Science Foundation.


  3. Cottage food program slated for March 28 in NacogdochesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Julie Prouse, the AgriLife Extension assistant in nutrition and food science, College Station, said the workshop will be held at the AgriLife Extension office in Nacogdoches County, 203 W. Main St., Nacogdoches. "In 2013, a law was passed in Texas allowing for the sale of homemade foods, also known as cottage foods," Prouse said.


  4. New Texas Hill Country mill to provide - grist' for future scientistsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    In the case of the soon-to-be-opened facility in Johnson City, it's not a mill that produces steel, grain or cloth. This particular mill was built specifically to produce youth interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics, or STEM, subjects, skills and careers.


  5. Texas crop, weather for Feb. 10, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    By all indications, Texas farmers will likely be planting considerably less cotton this year and more grain sorghum, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. In the face of much lower commodity prices, farmers are facing real challenges deciding what to plant and what not to plant in order to see a positive return for 2015, according to Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension grains marketing economist in College Station.


  6. Texas barbecue restaurant owners hear beef price forecast, discuss trendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas barbecue restaurant owners and managers met recently at Texas A&M University in College Station for a town hall meeting discussing meat trends and issues. The meeting was led by Dr. Jeff Savell, university distinguished professor, regents professor and E.M. "Manny" Rosenthal chairholder in the department of animal science at Texas A&M and holder of the Cintron University Professorship in Undergraduate Teaching Excellence.


  7. Expert: Consequences of Texas drought continue to lingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    Texas agriculture industry experts discussed the future of water and its impact on crop production before 287 attendees at the 26th Texas Plant Protection Association Conference held recently at the Brazos Center in Bryan Dr. Bill Dugas, acting vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences and acting dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences for The Texas A&M University System, opened the conference with welcoming remarks. "Your efforts are to be commended in bringing together everyone in this setting to discuss these important issues," Dugas said.


  8. Reaction to Train Plan Less Rosy in Rural TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    Steve Drake regularly makes the nearly four-hour drive from this city to Houston to visit his fiancA e's family. So he was excited about the news that a private company intended to build a bullet train that would cut that trip to 90 minutes.


  9. The Brief: Pre-Filing Day Hints at Legislative PrioritiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    Lawmakers filed 365 bills and joint resolutions on Monday, the first day they could pre-file legislation for the upcoming legislative session. Some will serve as the basis for laws that will be enacted by lawmakers.


  10. Texas a&M Forest Service to Host Citywide Smokey Bear Event for Fire Prevention MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 7, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    OCTOBER 7, 2014 - COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Helping prevent wildfires can save property, resources and lives. A message Texas A&M Forest Service plans to share through Smokey Bear's 70th Birthday Bash.


  11. Funding Available to Private Landowners for Longleaf Pine ConservationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 15, 2014 | Gilmer Mirror

    September 15, 2014 - COLLEGE STATION, Texas - Texas A&M Forest Service , on behalf of the Texas Longleaf Pine Implementation Team, announced today that funding is now available to private landowners to conserve and increase the total acreage of longleaf pine within Texas. This funding, provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and International Paper , through the Forestland Stewards Initiative, a partnership of NFWF and International Paper, was granted to conserve and restore southern forestlands representing some of America's most iconic natural areas.


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