Two retirement planning sessions offered by AgriLife Extension in Amarillo

AMARILLO – Two two-day sessions of Retirement Planning Today, sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, will be held beginning Jan. 24 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. The first two-day session will be Jan. 24 and Jan. 31, and the second session will be Jan. […]

AgriLife Extension expert: Keep New Year’s resolutions by setting realistic goals

COLLEGE STATION – Failing to plan is planning to fail, and New Year’s resolutions are no exception, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. “Three reasons people don’t keep their New Year’s resolutions are that the resolution isn’t realistic, a person expects an unrealistic benefit from the desired resolution or the person wasn’t […]

More than 800 slated to attend beginner’s gardening course in North Texas

DALLAS — A regional gardening course for beginners, to be held Jan. 12, has already garnered more than 800 registrants from around the world, organizers said. The Newcomer’s Guide to Gardening takes place at the Collin College Conference Center, 2400 Community Ave., McKinney. The free learning event, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., will cover the fundamentals of […]

AgriLife Extension mental health awareness team recognized by agency

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service Award – Diversity to a group of county agents concentrating on mental health awareness. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were honored Jan. 8 with a noon luncheon. The recipients of the diversity award […]

AgriLife Extension honors Dana Tarter with agency leadership award

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service presented its Superior Service – Agency Leadership award to Dana Tarter, regional program leader – family and community health and 4-H, Vernon. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were honored Jan. 8 with a noon luncheon. “Tarter is […]

Coop honored with AgriLife Extension Superior Service Award

COLLEGE STATION – Lorrie Coop, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent in Knox County, was presented the agency’s Superior Service Award – Family and Community Health Agent. The Superior Service awards are the highest award presented by the agency. The recipients were honored Jan. 8 with a noon luncheon. Coop, who […]

Gray-Soria honored with Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s award

COLLEGE STATION – Joan Gray-Soria, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent in Gray County, has been awarded the Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence – County Agent. The awards recognize the commitment and outstanding contributions displayed across Texas A&M AgriLife and allow for the opportunity to celebrate those contributions […]

Professional caregivers webinar Jan. 16 to focus on connecting, influencing others

COLLEGE STATION – With life seeming to be busier than ever, the Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will offer a webinar titled “How to Better Connect with and Influence Others” to help caregivers in their professional roles. The Jan. 16 webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and is open to anyone interested. To […]

Step Up and Scale Down weight-loss program to be presented in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will present its Step Up and Scale Down program for weight loss in English and Spanish from Jan. 16 through April 10 at Palm Elementary, 7601 Dixie Drive, Austin. “Step Up and Scale Down is an in-person program designed to guide participants toward weight management through nutrition […]