Texas Operation: Military Kids receives $10,000 donation from Stripes

Donations from Stripes Convenience Stores to 4-H in Texas, neighboring states now exceeds $800,000 KILLEEN – Texas Operation: Military Kids has another reason to be thankful this season due to a recent $10,000 donation from Stripes Convenience Stores as a result of a two-month-long   fundraising effort by the company, according to Texas Military 4-H program […]

‘From Battleground to Breaking Ground’ agricultural workshop slated for Jan. 24 in Georgetown

Free program designed for current, former military service members and others GEORGETOWN — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in cooperation with the Texas AgrAbility Project and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will present an agriculture workshop for active duty and veteran military service members Jan. 24. The free workshop, called “From Battleground to Breaking […]

Olive production, management seminar slated for Dec. 15 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an Olive Production and Management Seminar at the dairy barn located on the San Antonio Livestock Exposition grounds from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Dec. 15. The dairy barn is closest to the West Gate/Gate A entrance at 3201 E. Houston St. Registration […]

Dr. Chris Boleman selected to board of trustees for National 4-H Council

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Chris Boleman had been appointed to the board of trustees of the National 4-H Council. Boleman is one of seven new trustees for 2014 making up a board representing agriculture, business, the land-grant university Cooperative Extension System, U.S. Department of Agriculture and young professionals who are recent 4-H alumni. He is […]

Re-Fashion Retreat will be Jan.16-18 at 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD – A weekend Re-Fashion Retreat will be held Jan. 16-18 at the Texas 4-H Conference Center, 5600 Farm-to-Market Road 3021 near Brownwood, according to program coordinators. The Re-Fashion Retreat will feature educational sessions conducted by members of the Texas  4-H clothing and textiles youth advisory board, fashion industry experts and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Warrens honored at ribbon-cutting, classroom-naming celebration at Texas A&M

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University’s department of agricultural leadership, education, and communications has named a classroom in the Agriculture and Life Sciences Building in honor of donors Ty and Ebony “Kesha” Warren. A ribbon cutting for the occasion was held Nov. 7. “The Ty ’03 and Ebony Warren Model Classroom will provide a vehicle […]

4-H Teen Leadership Retreat near Brownwood slated Jan. 10-12

BROWNWOOD — 4-H members ages 13-19 will have an opportunity to hone their skills during several 4-H programs at the Teen Leadership Retreat Jan. 9-11 at the Texas 4-H Conference Center at Lake Brownwood. The 78-acre center is located at 5600 Farm-to-Market Road 3029. “The Teen Leadership Retreat will have volunteers, specialists and college professors […]

‘Gifts from the Kitchen’ program can provide answers to holiday gift giving

By: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Connie Sheppard, 210-467-6575, c-sheppard@tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present a “Gifts from the Kitchen” program from 9-11 a.m. Dec. 3 at the AgriLife Extension office for Bexar County. The office is located in the Conroy Square business complex at 3355 Cherry Ridge […]