March

Meet a Scientist: Rebecca Grubbs-Bowling

From Lubbock to Athens, and now College Station, Dr. Rebecca Grubbs-Bowling, Texas A&M University assistant professor and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turfgrass specialist in the Department of Soil and Crop Sciences, helps Texans better understand their turfgrass.

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Kentucky water director reflects on 40 years of modeling at seminar

Kentucky Water Resources Research Institute director and modeler Dr. Lindell Ormsbee cautioned researchers to strive to develop useful but not too complex models at a recent seminar at the Texas Water Resources Institute in College Station.

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txH2O highlight: Underground and Under Scrutiny

This month’s txH2O highlight was chosen with Groundwater Awareness Week (March 11-15) in mind. Underground and Under Scrutiny from the Summer 2014 groundwater issue of txH2O examines the options for keeping the growing number of residents in Texas supplied with water.

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Water Daze lectures, student poster competition set for March 27 at Texas A&M

The Water Management and Hydrological Science (WMHS) program at Texas A&M University is hosting Water Daze, a student poster competition and water lectures, March 27 on the Texas A&M campus.

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New CAST paper published on impact of aquifer depletion on U.S. agriculture

A new Council of Agricultural Science and Technology (CAST) paper, authored by a task force of university and government researchers, explores the long-term impact of aquifer depletion on U.S. agriculture, suggesting that increased competition for the use of water from aquifers may negatively affect future agricultural practices in drier regions of the United States.

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Conference to focus on sustainable water management practices for southern US

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting the Southern Region Water Conference, “Improving Adoption of Sustainable Water Management Practices,” July 23-25 at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center, 177 Joe Routt Blvd. in College Station.

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Two Nations, One Water Conference to explore adaptive water strategies for drought

More than 40 speakers, panelists and moderators will present current information, ideas and realities that face the Rio Grande and the states and countries that share its water at a two-day conference April 23-25 in Las Cruces, New Mexico.

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Grain sorghum irrigation water-use efficiency dependent on weather conditions

Grain sorghum production is highly susceptible to changes in climatic conditions, more so than to different irrigation regiments a producer might implement on the crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research modeling study.

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Texas Water Journal publishes first program review in Volume 10, Number 1

The Texas Water Journal published the first program review in the Volume 10, Number 1, 2019 issue titled “An Internet for Water: Connecting Texas Water Data” by Dr. Rudolph A. Rosen, Sam Marie Hermitte, Dr. Suzanne Pierce, Sarah Richards, Dr. Susan V. Roberts and includes an editor’s note by Dr. Robert E. Mace.

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