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August 4, 2017

August 8th, 2017|

This week's Austin Newsletter includes: - An update on the first-called special session. Click here to read the August 4 Austin Newsletter.

  • Dow, DuPont merger nears completion

Dow, DuPont merger nears completion

August 7th, 2017|

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor In just a few short weeks, the merger between Dow Chemical Company and DuPont will be final. According to a press release issued Friday, the two companies have received all the required regulatory approvals and clearances to complete the merger. The merger of equals is slated to close Aug. 31. [...]

  • Summer peak season for West Nile virus

Summer peak season for West Nile virus

August 7th, 2017|

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab (TVMDL) has documented a significant increase in the percentage of horses that test positive for exposure to the West Nile virus (WNV). Most cases of WNV occur during the summer or early fall. Horse owners should remain vigilant and watch for symptoms of the disease. The virus poses [...]

  • Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

August 7th, 2017|

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Aug. 6-13 to be National Farmers Market Week. This is the eighteenth year the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has supported local farmers and ranchers by encouraging families to meet, and buy from, the farmers and other vendors at their local farmers market. The proclamation Perdue signed [...]

Tristan Frerich

June 13th, 2017|

Gary Underbrink Memorial Scholarship Tristan Frerich San Patricio County District 13 I have dedicated my life to service and find joy helping others. I plan to pursue my dreams and enlist in the U.S. Army, defending our country while preserving freedom and our rights. I will enlist in the Army Reserves throughout college, while earning [...]

Taylor Schertz

June 13th, 2017|

Joe Kapavik Memorial Scholarship Taylor Schertz Denton County District 4 From a very young age, I dreamed of a career in agriculture. I hope to secure a career in either the livestock or food science industry. My primary goal is to ensure the life and well-being of citizens around the world. With a better understanding [...]

Katherine Haile

June 13th, 2017|

Dennis Dean Honorary Scholarship Katherine Haile Kendall County District 10 I would like to be involved with production agriculture on a working ranch. I chose this field because I was raised on a small farm/ranch and enjoyed working with cows and helping my dad. He was a major influence on me and convinced me that [...]

Jordan Rickaway

June 13th, 2017|

Curt Mowery Honorary Scholarship Jordan Rickaway Matagorda County District 11 My grandfather and grandmother on my dad’s side lost the battle against pancreatic cancer. My grandmother died when I was six years old and, while she was my grandma, she also was my best friend. From the day my dad had to tell me the [...]

Sarah Bludau

June 13th, 2017|

Don Sugarek Memorial Scholarship Sarah Bludau Lavaca County District 12 Economist, market analyst, critical thinker, problem solver, agricultural savvy. These are words that describe me and words that describe a person who wants to be a leader in the field of agriculture. I plan to specialize in ruminant nutrition and, upon completion of my bachelor’s [...]

Natalie Oud

June 13th, 2017|

Natalie Oud Franklin County District 5 As an agricultural science teacher, I can contribute to the future of agriculture by providing information to young students while combining my love for both agriculture and FFA. Through FFA, students develop skills they will use for the rest of their lives. I intend to educate high school students [...]