Chronic illness topic of two-part webinar offered by AgriLife Extension’s Military Program

AMARILLO – A two-part “Chronic Illness: Empowering Families in the Journey” webinar offered through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Military Program will be Jan. 19 and Jan. 26. The webinar will begin at 10 a.m. both days, and is free and open to all who may be interested, said Andy Crocker, AgriLife Extension gerontology […]

Water quality training workshop set Feb. 7 in New Braunfels

NEW BRAUNFELS – A Texas Watershed Steward water quality workshop related to the Dry Comal Creek and Comal River watersheds will be held from 8 a.m.-noon Feb. 7 at the New Braunfels City Hall, 550 Landa St. in New Braunfels. The workshop is presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State […]

Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! program reaching at-risk youth in Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO – An innovative 10-week program being implemented in elementary and middle schools in low-income areas of Bexar County is providing students with important life lessons in health and wellness. “This is a part of town where students usually see things that are run down or dilapidated, so having a chance to see something […]

AgriLife Extension names Katie Mangold to Lamb County family, consumer sciences post

LITTLEFIELD –The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Katie Mangold as the new AgriLife Extension family and consumer sciences agent for Lamb County effective Jan. 3. The announcement was made by Lamb County Judge Mike DeLoach and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator for the South Plains District headquartered in Lubbock. “Katie is no stranger […]

Research team enhances identification process for bacterial pollution in watersheds

COLLEGE STATION — For more than a decade, the Texas Bacterial Source Tracking Program has improved the identification process for bacterial pollution sources in watersheds across Texas, helping restore water quality and protect human health, according to a Texas Water Resources Institute official. “Because of the efforts of this joint program with the Texas Water […]

Harris County prep school students get firsthand look at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Students from Cristo Rey Jesuit College Preparatory School of Houston  recently toured Texas A&M University in College Station to get a firsthand look at campus life. Coordinators said the visit was made possible by a grant to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service from the Children, Youth and Families At Risk program […]

Christmas craft sale and workshop set Dec. 3 in Edinburg

EDINBURG — Holiday shoppers on a budget should include a stop at the second annual Master Clothing Volunteers Arts and Crafts Sale and Workshop from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 3 in Edinburg, organizers said. “This is an excellent opportunity to buy handmade Christmas decorations at very reasonable prices or learn how to make your own and […]

AgriLife Extension names new family, consumer sciences agent for Parmer County

FARWELL – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Wendy Case the new agent for family and consumer sciences in Parmer County. The joint announcement was made by Parmer County Judge Trey Ellis and Michael Clawson, AgriLife Extension administrator in Lubbock. “We are happy to have Wendy join us here in the South Plains […]