AgriLife Extension’s Dinner Tonight! program serving up variety of enhancements

COLLEGE STATION — The Dinner Tonight! program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been enhanced and expanded, and its administrators have chosen March, which is National Nutrition Month, to announce program improvements. “National Nutrition Month provided a perfect opportunity for us to announce a number of enhancements to our Dinner Tonight! program, which […]

Private water well screenings set for March in Dimmit, La Salle, Zavala, Atascosa and Frio counties

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas Well Owner Network will present water well screenings on March 9 for Dimmit, La Salle, Zavala, Atascosa and Frio counties to give residents the opportunity to have their well water tested. The screenings are presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in these counties in partnership with the […]

Dr. Melinda Garcia selected 4-H coordinator for Bexar and Harris counties project

Project will focus on nutrition, technology, higher education, urban agriculture for at-risk individuals SAN ANTONIO – Dr. Melinda Garcia has been appointed as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H Youth Development Program specialist to coordinate the Children, Youth and Families at Risk, or CYFAR, project in Bexar and Harris counties, said Dr. Chris Boleman, […]

AgriLife Extension asking Texans to be part of America Saves Week

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is encouraging Texans to take advantage of America Saves Week, Feb. 23-28, by looking at their finances and setting savings goals for the year. The America Saves Week website,, states the week is coordinated by America Saves and the American Savings Education Council as “an annual opportunity for […]

Child Abuse Summit will take place April 9 at Uvalde County Fairplex

UVALDE — Methodist Healthcare Ministries, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas Department of State Health Services will hold a Child Abuse Summit from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 9 at the Uvalde County FairPlex. The fairplex is located at 2319 W. Main Street in Uvalde. Those involved in child-abuse prevention, such as social […]

‘Old school’ traditions get fresh look at April 16 program in Boerne

AgriLife Extension to present home food prep, preservation program at Don Strange Ranch SAN ANTONIO — A special program called “Preserve Handmade Living: Fresh Take on Old School” will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 16 at Don Strange Ranch, 103 Waring Welfare Rd. in Boerne, said coordinators. The program is presented by the […]

Sports, athletic field maintenance/management program March 31 in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas Water Star program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present the “Sports and Athletic Field Workshop: Maintenance and Management” from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. March 31 at Morgan’s Wonderland Event Center, 5223 David Edwards Drive, San Antonio. “This workshop will concentrate on sports and athletic field maintenance and management […]

Texas 4-H youth selected to represent state at National 4-H Conference

Conference will be April 11-16 in Washington, D.C. COLLEGE STATION – The Texas 4-H Youth Development Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, headquartered in College Station, has chosen 18 youth delegates to attend the National 4-H Conference April 11-16 in Washington, D.C. The event will be at the National 4-H Youth Conference Center […]

New Texas Hill Country mill to provide ‘grist’ for future scientists

Educational collaborations will include virtual science project with Texas 4-H JOHNSON CITY – Have you ever wanted to visit a mill? In the case of the soon-to-be-opened facility in Johnson City, it’s not a mill that produces steel, grain or cloth. This particular mill was built specifically to produce youth interest in science, technology, engineering […]