Students explore agriculture in New Zealand

Thirty-one students in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences had the experience of a lifetime this summer as they explored the many aspects of agriculture and areas of New Zealand as part of a study abroad program July 27-Aug. 9, 2017.


Dr. Reinaldo Cooke Joins Texas A&M Fculty

Dr. Reinaldo Cooke joined the Department of Animal Science as an associate professor of beef cattle production. 


Stock Horse Team Wins Bryan Stock Horse Show

The Stock Horse Team competed in their first show of the 2017-2018 school year, bringing home champion honors. 


Lamb, Goat Camps Bring Hundreds of Youth to Aggieland

This summer, 360 youth and 700 adults attended the 2017 Lamb and Goat Camps, making them the biggest camps to date.

International Beef Initiative Launched by Texas A&M Animal Science

A new international beef initiative is underway by the Texas A&M University department of animal science, emphasizing research and educational activities related to cattle adapted to subtropical and tropical climates.


Faculty Receive Awards, Recognized at College Awards Ceremony

Several faculty in the Department of Animal Science were recognized during the College of Agriculture and Life Science's 2017 Awards Ceremony.

NAMI Scholarship Foundation Announces 2017-2018 Award Winners

Three Texas A&M Animal Science students were selected to receive scholarships from the North American Meat Institute. 


Grad, Undergrad Students Provide Valuable Assistance for ANSC 117

Since the beginning of  ANSC 117, Texas Barbecue , graduate and undergraduate students have provided outstanding leadership to help Ray Riley and Dr. Jeff Savell teach this class. 


Improper Mosquito Control Can Do More Harm Than Good

To save their livestock from the torment caused by the plague of mosquitoes in the wake of the hurricane, some producers are making the mistake of misusing chemicals.


Southwest Dairy Day to Highlight Cross-Ventilated Barn

The annual Southwest Dairy Day on Oct. 18 will feature a cross-ventilated barns designed to mitigate heat stress for milking cows and a robotic 
pre-dipper in the parlor.


Winter Forage Can Reduce Costs & Boost Cow/Calf Gains

Planting successful winter forage pastures can reduce supplemental feed costs and boost cow/calf weight gains, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage and beef experts.

Advice on Livestock Safety, Care After Harvey

Livestock in the wake of Hurricane Harvey are still at risk for lack of feed, injury or disease.

Hurricane Harvey Contaminates Livestock Water Supplies

As the recovery efforts continue, livestock owners should be aware of salt poisoning and water salinity concerns.

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