Do homework on food safety when packing school lunches

KERRVILLE – Now that children are starting back to school and some parents will be packing their lunches, there are some food safety tips everyone should know, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist. “Food is left at room temperature for more than a few hours can put children at risk for foodborne illness,” […]

Military-oriented agriculture program slated for Sept. 16 in Dayton

DAYTON – The Texas AgrAbility program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present an agricultural workshop primarily for military veterans Sept. 16 in Dayton. The free “Battleground to Breaking Ground” workshop will be 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at the Dayton Community Center, 801 S. Cleveland St. “This workshop will provide resources and education for military […]

Expert: Plan ahead… there’s little time to react to a tornado

COLLEGE STATION –  Tornadoes happen quickly and there’s little time to prepare, but there are steps people can take to be safer before, during and after one hits, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. “More than 1,000 tornadoes strike the U.S. annually and no state is immune,” said Joyce Cavanagh, AgriLife Extension family […]

Land stewardship conference offered for women Oct. 2-3 in Fredericksburg

FREDERICKSBURG – Poultry, birding, wildlife – all offer potential revenue if the land is taken care of first. And an upcoming two-day conference will help women in the Edwards Plateau region determine the best management practices to make that happen. “Women – Takin’ On the Stewardship Challenge,” hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, […]

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