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, http://www.americasavesweek.org, 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 […]