AgriLife Extension to train all Texas wellness volunteers at once

DALLAS — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, from Jan. 23 – Feb. 28, will conduct the first simultaneous training of all its health and wellness outreach volunteers across the state. The 40-hour statewide training is for AgriLife Extension’s Master Wellness Volunteer Program, which trains Texans to help educate the public on wellness and preventive […]

Oh, Christmas tree … How do protect and dispose of thee?

COLLEGE STATION – Taking proper care of and precautions with Christmas trees can keep them from catching fire until they can be properly disposed of, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in family and community health. “While Christmas tree fires are fairly rare, they can still cause serious property damage and possibly injury […]

Baskin Elementary in San Antonio receives $1,000 grant for pollinator program

SAN ANTONIO – Baskin Elementary School in San Antonio recently received a $1,000 grant to establish a pollinator garden on the school campus. The money, provided from a Feed-A-Bee program grant by the Bayer CropScience Division, was part of a larger grant given to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to fund pollinator initiatives and […]

AgriLife Extension names veteran agent to regional role

SAN ANGELO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has named Robert Pritz as the new agriculture and natural resources regional program leader for the agency’s West Region. Pritz, currently the AgriLife Extension agent in Taylor County, will be headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at San Angelo. He will assume […]

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