Category Archives: Staff

Pigg new coordinator of Texas Well Owner Network program

Writer: Kay Ledbetter Contact: Joel Pigg, 979-845-1461, j-pigg@tamu.edu Dr. Diane Boellstorff, 979-458-3562, dboellstorff@tamu.edu David “Joel” Pigg is combining his Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and water conservation district experiences in his new position as the Texas Well Owner Network, or TWON, coordinator. Pigg began his new position April 15, and is located in the Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences department at College Station. The TWON program, http://twon.tamu.edu/, provides private water well screenings and wellhead protection educational trainings to private water well managers. “I’m very excited to… Read More →

Ramirez recognized with AgriLife Extension Superior Service award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Jonathan Ramirez, 940-552-9941, ext. 249, JHRamirez@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Jonathan Ramirez, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service associate at Vernon, has been recognized with a Superior Service award in program support by the agency. The annual Superior Service awards, presented Jan. 9 in Bryan, recognize AgriLife Extension personnel who provide outstanding performance in education or other outstanding service to the organization and Texans. Ramirez joined AgriLife Extension in 2011. His nomination cited his organization of numerous agency activities, including 74 applied research… Read More →

Hathcoat recognized with AgriLife Extension Superior Service award

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Daniel Hathcoat, 979-862-4365, dhathcoat@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Daniel Hathcoat, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service small grains and oilseeds program specialist in College Station, has been recognized with a Superior Service award in the program specialist, manager or coordinator category by the agency. The annual Superior Service awards, presented Jan. 9 in Bryan, recognize AgriLife Extension personnel who provide outstanding performance in education or other outstanding service to the organization and Texans. Hathcoat’s nomination cited his work in obtaining and preparing seed for… Read More →

Jessup honored with Texas A&M Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Kirk Jessup, 806-354-5817, kirk.jessup@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Kirk Jessup, Texas A&M AgriLife Research senior research associate in Amarillo, has been awarded the Vice Chancellor’s Award of Excellence for technical and programmatic staff. The Vice Chancellor awards program was established in 1980 to recognize the commitment and outstanding contributions of faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife. Since 2010, Jessup has provided technical support and leadership to the crop stress physiology research program, said his supervisor Dr. Qingwu Xue, AgriLife Research crop stress… Read More →