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 […]

Texas 4-Hers excel at multi-state American Royal livestock judging contest

COLLEGE STATION – Texas 4-H members stood out at the recent American Royal 4-H Livestock Judging Contest held at Hale Arena in Kansas City, Missouri, said Dr. Toby Lepley, assistant state 4-H leader, College Station. According to show materials, the American Royal Association is a nonprofit corporation and Kansas City’s longest running show whose purpose […]