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Charles W. Graham receives Texas A&M AgriLife Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award

By Blair Fannin Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service SAN ANTONIO — Dr. Charles W. Graham has received the Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award from Texas A&M AgriLife — the highest honor given to individuals demonstrating outstanding leadership and providing significant contributions to Texas agriculture. Graham received the award at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in San Antonio April 6. “Dr. Graham exemplifies what the Distinguished Texan in Agriculture Award is all about,” said Mark Hussey, interim president of Texas A&M University. Hussey was the vice… Read More →

Prevention, dietary adjustment show promise in fending off joint pain in young horses

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Josie Coverdale, 979-862-3654, jcover@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A series of studies by researchers in the department of animal science at Texas A&M University suggest prevention is the best solution to prevent arthritis in young quarter horses. Dr. Josie Coverdale, associate professor in equine science, and Dr. Jessica Lucia, a former graduate student under Coverdale and now a professor at Sam Houston State University, found use of anti-inflammatory aids mixed with daily rations can help decrease joint inflammation in young horses. “Arthritis is one… Read More →