Controlled environment ag program takes root at Texas A&M AgriLife

The rapidly evolving field of controlled environment agriculture has taken root in the Department of Horticultural Sciences at the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. Controlled environment agriculture, which includes hydroponics, vertical farming, and aquaponics under protected greenhouses and indoor structures, is a rapidly advancing field. Over the last two years,Continue Reading

Local Bounti Breaks Ground at New High-Tech Controlled Environment Agriculture Facility in Texas to Support Growing Demand

HAMILTON, Mont. — Local Bounti Corporation (NYSE: LOCL, LOCL WS), a leading U.S. controlled environment agriculture (CEA) company committed to growing locally and distributing nationally with the largest distribution footprint in the industry, today announced plans to construct and operate a new state-of-the-art indoor facility in Mount Pleasant, Texas. The CompanyContinue Reading

Alvin Davis was inducted into the National 4-H Hall of Fame in 2010.

Howdy, y’all! I’m Brandi D. Addison, the regional agriculture and natural resources reporter for the USA TODAY network in West Texas, covering all things from the earth to the sky. And this week’s round-up features my favorite stories I wrote from this year. Although my portfolio of works isn’t large in quantity (becauseContinue Reading

Lawsuit calls work at Texas DPS a ‘Racially Hostile Environment’

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An ongoing federal lawsuit against the Texas Department of Public Safety and its Director Steven McCraw raises concerning claims about the culture and environment inside DPS. Three DPS officers — two African American officers assigned to different units, and a Hispanic officer — all continue to workContinue Reading

Greentown Labs, MIT, Texas Universities Reveal New Student Entrepreneurship Program | Business

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, today launched the Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange for Energy (TEX-E), a first-of-a-kind collaboration among Greentown Labs, MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and universities across Texas to create a powerful student-driven entrepreneurship ecosystem in Houston,Continue Reading

Greentown Labs, MIT, Texas Universities Reveal New Student Entrepreneurship Program

HOUSTON, Oct. 27, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Greentown Labs, the largest climatetech startup incubator in North America, today launched the Texas Entrepreneurship Exchange for Energy (TEX-E), a first-of-a-kind collaboration among Greentown Labs, MIT’s Martin Trust Center for Entrepreneurship, and universities across Texas to create a powerful student-driven entrepreneurship ecosystem in Houston, focusedContinue Reading