Dinner Tonight recipes get American Heart Association certification

COLLEGE STATION – The Dinner Tonight program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is celebrating American Heart Month this February by announcing that the American Heart Association has certified over 70 of its recipes with its Heart-Check mark. Heart-Check certification is designed to make it easier for people to identify heart-healthy dishes and make […]

AgriLife Extension hires three agents to serve Wise, Wichita, Childress counties

VERNON – Three new agents have been added to the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff across the Rolling Plains, District 3, with headquarters in Vernon. “I’m excited to be hiring these new agents,” said Dale Dunlap, AgriLife Extension district administrator in Vernon. “Each of them brings their own positive attributes to the agency. All […]

AgriLife Extension, Harlandale ISD join forces to ‘Walk Across Texas’

SAN ANTONIO – More than 100 youth and adults braved the wet and cold to participate in the recent Walk Across Texas health and wellness family event kickoff at the Scheh Center in San Antonio. The event was coordinated by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Harlandale Independent School District and endorsed by the […]

New AgriLife Extension health agent hired in Ochiltree, Lipscomb, Roberts counties

PERRYTON – McKayla Stephen is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service health agent in Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Roberts counties. She began Feb. 11 and is located in the AgriLife Extension office in Ochiltree County. “We are excited to have McKayla in this new role for AgriLife Extension,” said Brandon Dukes, district administrator in Amarillo. […]

Eighteen new volunteers join Master Wellness Volunteer program in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County recently hosted its third annual Master Wellness Volunteer training, which provided 18 new volunteers with an abundance of health and wellness information they will now share with the community. “AgriLife Extension is committed to improving the health and wellness of Texans and others […]

Report reveals recommendations on maintaining trust in nutrition science

COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Patrick Stover, vice chancellor for agriculture and life sciences at Texas A&M University and director of Texas A&M AgriLife Research, was part of a blue ribbon panel that has released its recommendations on maintaining trust in nutrition science. The panel was part of the American Society for Nutrition, which has published […]

TRICARE in 2019 topic of Feb. 6 webinar

AMARILLO – The Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will host a free 60-minute “TRICARE in 2019: What You Need to Know” webinar Feb. 6 in partnership with the Defense Health Agency. This and other webinars are offered through the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Military Program to provide professional development and interactive resources […]

AgriLife Conference looks at past, present, future of agriculture

COLLEGE STATION – The 2019 Texas A&M AgriLife Conference commenced recently at the Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center in College Station. The conference brought together all Texas A&M AgriLife agencies  — Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory, Texas A&M Forest Service and the College of Agriculture […]

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. […]