Public invited to Feb. 23 watershed plan meeting in Bleiblerville

BLEIBLERVILLE — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board will be holding the second meeting of the Mill Creek Watershed Partnership to continue development of a watershed protection plan. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be Feb. 23 at the Bleiblerville Volunteer Fire Department, […]

AgriLife Extension expert: Planning, practice key to disaster preparedness

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting National Preparedness Month efforts by offering tips for Texans to help them get ready for and recover from a disaster or emergency. “FEMA has designated September as National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is ‘Be Disaster Aware, Take Action to Prepare,’” said Joyce […]

AgriLife Extension expert: When preparing for an emergency, consider ‘special needs’

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting National Preparedness Month efforts, and an AgriLife Extension expert is offering tips for Texans to help them get ready for and recover from a disaster or emergency. “FEMA has designated September as National Preparedness Month and this year’s theme is ‘Be Disaster Aware, Take […]

AgriLife Extension seeks to make Texans ‘disaster aware’ as part of national efforts

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is supporting National Preparedness Month efforts by asking Texans to ready their families, businesses and communities for a disaster or emergency, said an AgriLife Extension family development and resource specialist in College Station. “AgriLife Extension is focusing even greater attention on disaster preparedness during September, as […]

AgriLife Extension offers hurricane preparedness materials

COLLEGE STATION – In conjunction with the state’s upcoming Hurricane Preparedness Week May 25-31 and other efforts, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is reminding residents of its many disaster and emergency-related materials available, including materials in e-book format for mobile device users. “With hurricane season approaching, this is a key time for AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Water Journal to moderate water forum April 22 in Austin

AUSTIN — The Texas Water Journal, an online, peer-reviewed journal on Texas water issues, will celebrate Earth Day with their second Texas Water Journal Forum on water conservation April 22 in Austin. The journal is published jointly with the Texas Water Resources Institute, part of  Texas A&M AgriLife Research,  the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

AgriLife Extension Bookstore has gifts for Texans on holiday wish list

COLLEGE STATION – Individuals looking for ideas on what to get the Texan on their holiday gift list may need to look no further than the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Bookstore for a unique gift to match their interests. AgriLife Extension publications can be ordered from https://agrilifebookstore.org. All publications are authored, co-authored or reviewed by […]

AgriLife Extension offers new emergency, disaster materials for Texans with special needs

COLLEGE STATION — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has produced new informational and educational materials for Texas residents who are underserved or have special needs, said agency experts. The new materials include a recorded emergency/disaster training and educational package that includes PowerPoint presentations, flip charts and fact sheets in English and Spanish. “There are […]

AgriLife Extension offers new hurricane preparedness materials

COLLEGE STATION – In conjunction with the state’s Hurricane Preparedness Week this month, as well as other preparedness efforts, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is making Texans aware of its many disaster and emergency-related materials. “With hurricane season approaching, AgriLife Extension is again reminding Texas residents of our various hurricane preparedness and recovery resources, […]

Vestal presented Southern Region Award for Excellence in Extension

DENVER —  Dr. Andy Vestal, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist in College Station, is the 2012 recipient of the Southern Region Award for Excellence in Extension for creating effective programs for the citizens of Texas. The award was presented Nov. 11 during the 125th annual meeting of the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities […]