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    at H2O 4 Texas Conference Seth Murray Receives 2014 CSSA Young Crop Scientist Award AgriLife Research study Center pivot does not always mean efficiency U S education provides stepping stone to agricultural advancement in developing countries Nourishing the Future of Soil Mineralogy Novel root scanning technique reveals underground plant traits Lawn care requires proper spray applicator calibration Home The Soil and Crop Sciences Department is one of the largest such departments in the nation and is preeminent throughout the world Our world famous faculty has a presence in every county in Texas Working in partnership with Texas A M AgriLife Research and the Texas A M AgriLife Extension Service their goal is to conduct research through trials and experimentation and then transfer that new knowledge to the public We offer bachelor of science degrees in plant and environmental soil science and turfgrass science Students can earn a master of science and a doctorate in agronomy food science and technology genetics molecular and environmental plant sciences plant breeding and soil science Most of our undergraduates are from Texas but students represent some 20 different countries in addition to the United States PUBLICATION SEARCH FEATURED WEBSITES Aggie Turf Cotton Texas is Cotton Country Forages They re Good For Life Nutrient Management Planning Soil Water and Forage Testing Laboratory Variety Testing Information News 2012 Harvest Bash photos are available October 15 2014 B B Singh and His Quest to Make Cowpea the Food Legume of the 21st Century October 8 2014 Texas crop weather for Oct 7 2014 October 8 2014 Newsletter Subscriptions Plant Breeding Bulletin Oct 2014 October 6 2014 Aggie Agenda 82 Sep 2014 September 24 2014 Plant Breeding Bulletin Aug 2014 August 25 2014 EMPLOYEES INTRANET ADMIN About The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest of its

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  • About | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    Department and placed into a separate Department of Horticultural Sciences Our mission has always been closely interwoven with that of the Morril Act which provided for the creation of land grant universities Signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on July 2 1862 the act established colleges that would teach military tactics as well as engineering and agriculture The Hatch Act of 1887 established the Agricultural Experiment Station component outreach function through the Cooperative Extension Service Together the Morrill Hatch and Smith Lever Acts formalized the three part mission of all land grant universities education research and extension Agriculture produces food feed fiber bioenergy green space and other products and benefits through the systematic production of plants and animals Forty two percent of the world s laborers are employed in agriculture This makes it the most common occupation throughout the world The transofrmation of agriculture in many developing nations led to significant increases in agricultural production between the 1940s and the 1960s Much of the increase in wheat production during what became known as the Green Revolution resulted from the introduction of better varieties developed by Dr Norman Borlaug a Distinguished Professor in our deparment who died in 2009 Called the Father of the Green Revolution Dr Borlaug was often credited with saving over a billion people from starvation He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 in recognition of his contributions to world peace through increased food supply Changing with the world s needs the Soil and Crop Sciences Department has begun research and teaching in such areas as food science water use and quality bioenergy turf ecology and ecosystems in addition to more standard agricultural areas Some faculty members are also studying carbon sequestration a method for capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it in

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  • Contact & Directions | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    Graduate Program International Admissions Job Board Scholarships Student Clubs Student Honors Undergraduate Program University Links Distance Ed Publications Give Contact Directions Mailing Address Texas A M University 2474 TAMU College Station Texas 77843 2474 PhysicalAddress 370 Olsen Blvd College Station Texas 77843 2474 Contact Email j young tamu edu Voice 979 845 3041 Fax 979 845 0456 Driving Directions From Austin From Dallas From Houston From San Antonio Find a Campus Location Searchable campus map Comments are closed PUBLICATION SEARCH FEATURED WEBSITES Aggie Turf Cotton Texas is Cotton Country Forages They re Good For Life Nutrient Management Planning Soil Water and Forage Testing Laboratory Variety Testing Information Newsletter Subscriptions Plant Breeding Bulletin Oct 2014 October 6 2014 Aggie Agenda 82 Sep 2014 September 24 2014 Plant Breeding Bulletin Aug 2014 August 25 2014 EMPLOYEES INTRANET ADMIN About The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest of its kind in the U S with 400 faculty members including winners of prestigious awards like the Nobel Wolf and World Food Prizes It provides students with hands on involvement in developing solutions to today s issues like bioenergy environmental sustainability international food security and youth development Departments Agricultural Economics Agricultural Leadership

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  • History | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    land grant universities Signed into law by President Abraham Lincoln on July 2 1862 the act established colleges that would teach military tactics as well as engineering and agriculture The Hatch Act of 1887 established the Agricultural Experiment Station component outreach function through the Cooperative Extension Service Together the Morrill Hatch and Smith Lever Acts formalized the three part mission of all land grant universities education research and extension Agriculture produces food feed fiber bioenergy green space and other products and benefits through the systematic production of plants and animals Forty two percent of the world s laborers are employed in agriculture This makes it the most common occupation throughout the world The transofrmation of agriculture in many developing nations led to significant increases in agricultural production between the 1940s and the 1960s Much of the increase in wheat production during what became known as the Green Revolution resulted from the introduction of better varieties developed by Dr Norman Borlaug a Distinguished Professor in our deparment who died in 2009 Called the Father of the Green Revolution Dr Borlaug was often credited with saving over a billion people from starvation He was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970 in recognition of his contributions to world peace through increased food supply Changing with the world s needs the Soil and Crop Sciences Department has begun research and teaching in such areas as food science water use and quality bioenergy turf ecology and ecosystems in addition to more standard agricultural areas Some faculty members are also studying carbon sequestration a method for capturing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing it in plants and soils Comments are closed PUBLICATION SEARCH FEATURED WEBSITES Aggie Turf Cotton Texas is Cotton Country Forages They re Good For Life Nutrient Management Planning Soil Water and

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  • Mission & Vision | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    Breeding Plant Genomics Biotechnology Plant Breeding Biotechnology Rice Soil Chemistry Fertility Soil Microbiology Turfgrass Weeds Wheat Small Grains Academics Academic Advisors Academic Calendar Applications Course Information Distance Education Graduate Program International Admissions Job Board Scholarships Student Clubs Student Honors Undergraduate Program University Links Distance Ed Publications Give Mission Vision The mission of the Soil Crop Sciences department is to promote the wise use management and stewardship of soil plant and water resources by preparing students for careers in soil plant and environmentally related disciplines discovering new scientific knowledge and developing associated technologies to sustain environmentally sound and economically profitable production systems and ensuring the efficient extension of technological developments to user clientele and society in general Our vision is to be the best at providing the world with sustainable food feed fiber and fuel in a safe and aesthetically pleasing environment through discovery education and application Comments are closed PUBLICATION SEARCH FEATURED WEBSITES Aggie Turf Cotton Texas is Cotton Country Forages They re Good For Life Nutrient Management Planning Soil Water and Forage Testing Laboratory Variety Testing Information Newsletter Subscriptions Plant Breeding Bulletin Oct 2014 October 6 2014 Aggie Agenda 82 Sep 2014 September 24 2014 Plant Breeding Bulletin Aug 2014 August 25 2014 EMPLOYEES INTRANET ADMIN About The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest of its kind in the U S with 400 faculty members including winners of prestigious awards like the Nobel Wolf and World Food Prizes It provides students with hands on involvement in developing solutions to today s issues like bioenergy environmental sustainability international food security and youth development Departments Agricultural Economics Agricultural Leadership Education and Communications Animal Science Biochemistry and Biophysics Biological and Agricultural Engineering Ecosystem Science and Management Entomology Horticulture Nutrition and Food Science Plant Pathology and Microbiology Poultry Science Recreation

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  • Communications | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    Course Information Distance Education Graduate Program International Admissions Job Board Scholarships Student Clubs Student Honors Undergraduate Program University Links Distance Ed Publications Give Communications Kevin Moore Network Administrator 979 845 7110 klm tamu edu Lauren Thompson Communication Specialist 979 458 4044 lauren thompson ag tamu edu Scott Vajdak Information Technology Consultant 979 845 4702 SVajdak ag tamu edu Li Zhang Website Designer Content Manager 979 862 3058 lizhang ag tamu edu Comments are closed PUBLICATION SEARCH FEATURED WEBSITES Aggie Turf Cotton Texas is Cotton Country Forages They re Good For Life Nutrient Management Planning Soil Water and Forage Testing Laboratory Variety Testing Information Newsletter Subscriptions Plant Breeding Bulletin Oct 2014 October 6 2014 Aggie Agenda 82 Sep 2014 September 24 2014 Plant Breeding Bulletin Aug 2014 August 25 2014 EMPLOYEES INTRANET ADMIN About The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest of its kind in the U S with 400 faculty members including winners of prestigious awards like the Nobel Wolf and World Food Prizes It provides students with hands on involvement in developing solutions to today s issues like bioenergy environmental sustainability international food security and youth development Departments Agricultural Economics Agricultural Leadership Education and Communications Animal

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    by the H2O 4 Texas Coalition and the three students from the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences that attended received Texas Seed Trade Association scholarships for the 2014 2015 academic year The students that attended the H2O 4 Texas conference were Shelby Redgate Joseph Eric Evans and Ana Sophia Corona Read More Posted in Awards Scholarship Comments Off AgriLife Research sets sugarcane field day for Oct 8 in Weslaco Posted on October 3 2014 by Li Zhang Writer Rod Santa Ana 956 878 8317 r santaana tamu edu Contacts Dr Jorge da Silva 956 968 5581 jadasilva tamu edu WESLACO The Texas A M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Weslaco will be hosting a sugarcane field day from 9 a m noon Oct 8 according to Dr Jorge da Silva an AgriLife Research sugarcane breeder at the center Registration begins at 8 a m at the center s annex farm located 1 mile north of Expressway 83 on Mile 2 West Road The emphasis of this year s sugarcane field day will be to provide information to growers and the public Read More Posted in Breeding Field Day sugarcane Comments Off Seth Murray Receives 2014 CSSA Young Crop Scientist Award Posted on October 2 2014 by Li Zhang Dr Seth Murray an associate professor in the Soil and Crop Sciences Department was honored with the 2014 Crop Science Society of America Young Scientist Award This award is designed to recognize young crop scientists who have made an outstanding contribution in any area of crop science by the age of 40 Dr Murray holds a B S from Michigan State University and received his Ph D from Cornell University in 2008 At Texas A M he directs a program on quantitative genetic discovery and applied maize breeding His research includes Read More Posted in Awards Faculty Comments Off Texas crop weather for Sept 30 2014 Posted on September 30 2014 by Li Zhang Writer Robert Burns 903 834 6191 rd burns tamu edu Contact Dr Larry Redmon 979 845 4826 l redmon tamu edu State hay supplies range from surplus to practically non existent Writer Robert Burns 903 834 6191 rd burns tamu edu COLLEGE STATION What is the status of statewide hay supplies It depends upon where you are according to Dr Larry Redmon Texas A M AgriLife Extension Service state forage specialist College Station East of U S Interstate 35 all the way to San Antonio and northeast of Interstate 37 to Corpus Christi the rains have generally been significant throughout the season and supplies are good Redmon Read More Posted in forage Weather Comments Off Muir selected 2014 Crop Science Society of America Fellow Posted on September 19 2014 by Li Zhang FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFriday August 15 2014 STEPHENVILLE Texas Dr James P Muir Tarleton State University professor of grassland ecology and research scientist with Texas A M AgriLife Research Station in Stephenville has been named a Crop Science Society of America CSSA Fellow for 2014

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  • Aggie Agenda | soilcrop.tamu.edu
    Fertility Soil Microbiology Turfgrass Weeds Wheat Small Grains Academics Academic Advisors Academic Calendar Applications Course Information Distance Education Graduate Program International Admissions Job Board Scholarships Student Clubs Student Honors Undergraduate Program University Links Distance Ed Publications Give Aggie Agenda Aggie Agenda Aggie Agenda 82 Sep 2014 Aggie Agenda 81 Aug 2014 Aggie Agenda 80 Jun Jul 2014 Aggie Agenda 79 Apr 2014 Aggie Agenda 78 Volume VII Issue 4 Jan 2014 Aggie Agenda 77 Volume VII Issue 4 Nov 2013 Aggie Agenda 76 Volume VII Issue 3 Oct 2013 Aggie Agenda 75 Welcome Back Aggies Aug 2013 Aggie Agenda 74 Volume VII Issue 2 May 2013 Aggie Agenda 73 Volume VII Issue 1 Mar 2013 Comments are closed About The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is the largest of its kind in the U S with 400 faculty members including winners of prestigious awards like the Nobel Wolf and World Food Prizes It provides students with hands on involvement in developing solutions to today s issues like bioenergy environmental sustainability international food security and youth development Departments Agricultural Economics Agricultural Leadership Education and Communications Animal Science Biochemistry and Biophysics Biological and Agricultural Engineering Ecosystem Science and Management Entomology Horticulture

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