Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Extension converge at EarthX April 20-22

DALLAS – Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will showcase environmental initiatives in more than 2,400 square feet of display booth space at EarthX April 20-22. “The world’s largest environmental experience,” according to EarthX’s event website, takes place at Fair Park, Dallas. The three-day event includes an exposition, conference and […]

Dallas Urban Quail Appreciation Day May 18

MESQUITE – Urban Quail Appreciation Day, May 18, welcomes North Texans around Dallas to learn about what people can do to reverse declining quail populations, organizers said. The event runs from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Texas Engineering Extension Service OSHA Training Institute Education Center, 15515 Interstate Highway 20, Mesquite. The appreciation day is held […]

Young named Texas A&M Distinguished Professor

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Ryland Young, Regents Professor and Sadie Hatfield Professor of Agriculture in the department of biochemistry and biophysics at Texas A&M University, has been named University Distinguished Professor. Young’s research focuses on bacterial viruses, also known as bacteriophage or phage.  Considered out of the mainstream focus of scientific studies, Young’s work has […]

Learn, Grow, Eat and Go program kicks off at Loma Park Elementary

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County, along with Bexar County Master Gardeners and other volunteers, recently kicked off their 10-week Learn, Grow, Eat and Go program at Loma Park Elementary in San Antonio. More than 100 third-grade students from six classes participated in the program, which has a curriculum […]

Scientists talk education, careers, family on ‘Women in STEM’ panel

FORT WORTH – A Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service water resource specialist took the podium at Tarrant County College-Trinity River Campus, imploring her audience of about 100 women, “never give up and never let anyone stop you from doing what you want to do.” The message from Dr. Dotty Woodson, Dallas, came as part of […]

TRICARE changes to be focus of March 28 webinar

AMARILLO – “TRICARE Reforms in 2018” will be the topic of the Military Families Learning Network, or MFLN, Military Caregiving program’s March 28 webinar. Mark Ellis, senior health program policy analyst at the TRICARE Policy and Benefits Office of the Defense Health Agency, will discuss significant reforms that have occurred to TRICARE as of Jan. […]

Three-part wellness workshop series slated for April in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Travis County will present a three-day wellness workshop series in Austin focused on promoting healthy weight in adults. The series is free and will be presented on three consecutive Saturdays from April 7-21. “The objective of these workshops is to provide participants with information and direction […]

AgriLife Extension playing key role in Rebuild Texas efforts

COLLEGE STATION — As thousands of Texans still strive to rebound from the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been working with community leaders and local, state and national agencies to identify and address recovery needs. “Many people are already aware of our initial efforts in disaster […]