Jessica Theimer selected as a Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year

COLLEGE STATION – Jessica Theimer, the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service coordinator for the Dinner Tonight! program, has been selected as a Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year by the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Theimer is a licensed and registered dietitian and member of the Texas Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. According […]

Balancing life will be focus of March 4 webinar for military caregivers

Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, abcrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner, 979-845-1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – The next military caregiving professional development webinar  titled “Working to Balance Life” will be conducted at 10 a.m. March 4. This is one of the monthly webinars offered through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s  Military Program to […]

Water quality training March 25 in Dublin will focus on Leon River

DUBLIN – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality and availability issues related to the Leon River will be held from 1-5 p.m. March 25 at the Rotary Building, 126 E. Blackjack St. in Dublin. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation […]

AgriLife Extension sets Vector Abatement and Mitigation Workshops across the state

  Workshops currently slated from Feb. 26 to April 30 Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Sonja Swiger, 254-968-4144, slswiger@ag.tamu.edu   STEPHENVILLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct 11 Vector Abatement and Mitigation Workshops across the state in the coming months, according to coordinators. “The workshops, all with the same curriculum, […]

AgriLife Extension offers 4-H shooting sports training for volunteers

  Writer: Steve Byrns, 325-653-4576, s-byrns@tamu.edu Contact: Charlene Belew, 432-336-8585, c-belew@tamu.edu   FORT STOCKTON – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a 4-H Shooting Sports Coach Training for 4-H volunteers beginning at 9 a.m. March 7 and ending at noon March 8 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Center in Fort Stockton. […]

Local food training set for April 16 on Texas A&M campus

Focus on cottage foods, organic certification and publications Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: John W. Smith, 979-845-2761, jwsmith@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – A “Production, Marketing and Sales of Local Food” training will be held April 16 in the Thomas G. Hildebrand, DVM `56 Equine Complex at Texas A&M University in College Station. The event is […]

Cottage food program slated for March 28 in Nacogdoches

NACOGDOCHES – A “Cottage Food Business Workshop” will be presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. March 28 in Nacogdoches. Julie Prouse, the AgriLife Extension assistant in nutrition and food science, College Station, said the workshop will be held at the AgriLife Extension office in Nacogdoches County, 203 W. Main […]

Backyard Basics Expo March 28 to offer back-to-basics instruction, demonstrations

SAN ANTONIO — The Backyard Basics Exposition March 28 in San Antonio will provide information, educational opportunities and hands-on demonstrations related to producing, preparing and preserving homegrown and homemade foods, said coordinators. The expo, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will take place from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at the at the Madison High […]

Tree giveaway, youth activities among offerings at H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a variety of youth activities, horticultural offerings and practical demonstrations at the H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms tent during the 2015 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo Feb. 12- March 1, said agency participants. The Little Buckaroo Farms tent will be in the Family Fair […]