Drury to lead West Region for family, community health, 4-H youth development

  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has hired Stacy Drury as the new regional program leader for family and community health and 4-H youth development for the agency’s West Region. Drury will begin her position Dec. 1 and will be based at the District 7 Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in San […]

AgriLife Extension event in Dallas to teach effective pest management at home

Preventing Pests in Your Home is a free, limited-seating learning event that teaches best practices for maintaining a pest-free home.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service welcomes participants to choose from one of two sessions on Nov. 22: 10 a.m.– noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m. in Dallas. Sessions will meet in the Water and Land […]

Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture conference set Dec. 5 in Dallas

Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Joe Masabni, 903-834-6191, jmasabni@ag.tamu.edu; Mengmeng Gu, 979-845-8567, mgu@tamu.edu; Genhua Niu gniu@tamu.edu            The first Controlled Environment Urban Agriculture Conference Dec. 5 in Dallas will provide information on a wide range of topics as well as access to Texas A&M AgriLife and industry experts, coordinators said. […]

Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory opens in College Station

The dedication and opening of the Arthur and Gaye Platt Wine Fermentation Laboratory was held recently in College Station and will be housed in the Texas A&M University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Department of Horticultural Sciences. “This is such a great day for us as we are able to take a giant leap […]

Oct. 30 webinar to address issues with moral injury, mental health

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Family and Community Health unit’s Texas Military Program will host a monthly webinar titled, “Moral Injury and Killing in Combat: Research and Clinical Implications.” Moral injury is where individuals are exposed to traumatic events that violate their moral values and lead to severe distress and functional impairments. The webinar […]

Pumpkins are, in fact, a healthy fruit

Despite the abundance of pumpkin pies and pumpkin spice in seemingly everything this time of year, pumpkins are, in fact, a healthy option for food and an excellent source of beta carotene, a water-soluble form of vitamin A, and a good source of vitamin C, explains Jenna Anding, Ph.D., professor and associate department head for […]