Houston Matters

New Invasive Aphid Threatens Texas Crops

Posted on · Researchers at Texas A&M say a new insect is attacking certain crops here in Texas. We learn about the "sugarcane aphid" and other invasive species, and welcome your questions for an area entomologist and an expert on ants. Our guests are: Scott Solomon with Rice University's Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Dr. Mo […]


Crazy Ants May Be Spreading

Posted on · Experts at the LSU Agriculture Center are concerned that a troublesome ant first discovered in Texas may be making its way to Louisiana. Rod Rice reports on the spread of the Raspberry Crazy Ant.