Improving Life Through Science and Technology

Texas A&M AgriLife Research is the state’s premier research agency in agriculture, natural resources, and the life sciences. We conduct hundreds of projects spanning many scientific disciplines to deliver life-sustaining and industry-changing impacts to citizens throughout Texas and around the world.

A member of The Texas A&M University System, AgriLife Research collaborates with the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, and many others to help fulfill the A&M System’s land-grant mission of teaching, research, extension, and service.

AgriLife Research

  • Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation increases support of AgriLife Research programs in Overton
    Aug 28Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation increases support of AgriLife Research programs in Overton

    Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Charles Long, 903-834-6191, c-long@tamu.edu OVERTON – Texas A&M AgriLife Research programs in Overton will expand with generous support from a long-time benefactor – the Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation. The foundation’s board of directors and the administration of AgriLife Research announced that a 446-acre farm on Texas Highway 135 […] The post Bruce McMillan Jr. Foundation increases support of AgriLife Research programs in Overton appeared first on AgriLife Today.

  • Developing technology offers researchers advancement without man hours, machine harvesting
    Aug 27Developing technology offers researchers advancement without man hours, machine harvesting

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Seth Murray, 979-845-3469, sethmurray@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – It’s been said a picture is worth a thousand words. But for Dr. Seth Murray, the images captured by an unmanned aerial vehicle or self-propelled ground vehicle could be worth more than a thousand man hours. The images can then lead to […] The post Developing technology offers researchers advancement without man hours, machine harvesting appeared first on AgriLife Today.

  • Sugarcane aphid research aimed at planting timing, variety selection
    Aug 24Sugarcane aphid research aimed at planting timing, variety selection

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, 806-354-5806, ada.szczepaniec@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The “whens” and the “whats” of the sugarcane aphid are fueling the research of Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&M AgriLife entomologist. For example, when are they most damaging, and what grain sorghum varieties do they prefer? With the support of Texas Grain […] The post Sugarcane aphid research aimed at planting timing, variety selection appeared first on AgriLife Today.