Simple recipe alterations can make holiday foods healthier

COLLEGE STATION – Holiday meals can be healthier and taste just as good by using basic recipe substitutions or alterations, said an expert in the nutrition and food sciences department of Texas A&M University, College Station. “The sugar, fat or sodium content of many holiday recipes can be reduced without a noticeable difference in taste,” […]

Urban stream processes, restoration workshop set for Nov. 29 in Belton

BELTON – The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Urban Riparian and Stream Restoration Program will host the Urban Stream Processes and Restoration workshop from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 29 in Belton. Coordinators said the workshop is for professionals interested in conducting stream restoration projects around the Lampasas River watershed area. The morning session will be at the […]

AgriLife Extension extends Path to the Plate program to youth

DUMAS – More than 700 Moore County youth and adults were the first in the Texas Panhandle to participate in a recent Path to the Plate Youth Expo and agriculture education event, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. The youth expo is a signature event of the statewide Path to the Plate initiative, […]

AgriLife Extension horticulturist: Protect, select, plant with colder weather in mind

SAN ANTONIO – With the mercury dropping in South Central Texas, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulturist said it’s time to focus on “winterizing” plants and possibly selecting more cold-hardy plants for gardens. “Native and adaptive plants for this region usually survive fall and winter temperatures here, especially if there’s not a continued hard […]

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