TAG: Texas A&M

GreenPal awards Texas A&M student with scholarship

June 15, 2015By

GreenPal, an Uber-style landscape company, named Texas A&M business student Jason Gordman the recipient of its $2,000 “Tomorrow’s Entrepreneur” scholarship. Gordman was selected from a pool of more than 300 applicants across the country. “The money will be a big help to my family and me,” said Gordman. “It is nice to receive recognition for some of my accomplishments thus... read more

AgriLife publications allude to Texas’ urban landscape water use

September 18, 2013By

Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists fashioned two free downloadable resources on the amount of water used on urban landscapes in Texas, the benefits of green spaces and other ways to save water. Authors of the new resources are Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., associate director of the Texas Water Resources Institute(TWRI); Raul Cabrera, Ph.D., associate professor at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research... read more

Measuring for success

February 22, 2013By

Texas A&M researchers seek a simple turfgrass watering formula. In College Station, Texas, Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists are trying to utilize evapotranspiration (ET) to help develop simple formulas for watering lawns. Operating on the principle that history is a good teacher, Charles Fontanier, AgriLife Research associate, and Richard White, Ph.D., AgriLife Research turfgrass physiologist, are conducting studies at the... read more