NAVASOTA — Kimberly Hall has been named Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for agriculture and natural resources in Grimes County, according to Dr. Dale A. Fritz, AgriLife Extension district administrator, and the Grimes County Commissioners Court.
Hall will assume her duties on Oct. 29 and fills the position previously held by Shane Jennings, who transferred to Brazoria County.
Hall earned a bachelor’s in animal science and a master’s degree in agriculture, both from Sam Houston State University. While at Sam Houston, she was active in the Block and Bridle Club, Beef Cattle Show Team, Horseman’s Association, Horse Judging, Delta Tau Alpha and Ranch Horse Team.
For two years and while attending college, Hall worked at Baskin’s Western Store in Conroe. Hall also served as graduate teaching/research assistant at Sam Houston State University. In these roles, she performed equine nutrition and internal parasite research, maintained inventory of the equine facility and cared for horses in the facility. Also, she served as a lecturer for the animal sciences labs, assisted with the equine behavior and training courses, and assisted faculty and staff in the agriculture sciences department.
Other previous work experience includes assistant barn manager for royal rabbitry, equine care specialist with Katherine Anding Performance Horses, and drug testing technician with the American Paint Horse Association.
Hall was active in the Montgomery County 4-H and Conroe FFA programs. She exhibited beef heifers, goats, poultry, horses, food and nutrition, and photography projects. She also served in leadership roles and competed in livestock and horse judging contests. Her experiences helped her earn the FFA Proficiency Award and Chapter Farmer and Lone Star Farmer Degrees.