Caregiver communications will be focus of webinar April 26

AMARILLO – “The Caregiver in the Room: Considerations for Providers Working with Families” will be this month’s topic of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Texas Military Program webinar on April 26. The one-hour webinar will begin at 10 a.m. and is free and open to anyone interested, but registration is required, said Andrew Crocker, […]

AgriLife Extension community fire ant control program a template for success

ROUND ROCK – For more than a decade, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management program specialist Wizzie Brown has been engaged in a community-wide battle against one of the state’s most persistent pests – the fire ant. Since 2005, Brown and residents of the Wood Glen community in Round Rock, north of Austin, […]

Water well owner training set for April 28 in Brenham

BRENHAM — Anyone interested in private water well management is invited to a Texas Well Owner Network training April 28 in Brenham. The training, which is free and open to the public, will be from 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m. at the Sales Facility within the Washington County Fairgrounds, 1305 E. Blue Bell Road. “The Texas Well […]

Expert: It’s ‘decision time’ for those approaching income tax filing deadline

COLLEGE STATION – Even though this year there a few extra days past the traditional April 15 deadline to file income taxes, many people still will wait until after the deadline to file and need to understand the consequences of filing late, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family economics expert. “According to the […]

Social media training for natural resources professionals April 13-14 in Austin

AUSTIN – The Texas Watershed Planning Program of the Texas Water Resources Institute will hold a social media workshop for natural resources professionals April 13-14 at the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, 12100 Park 35 Circle in Austin. A “Finding Success for Science Through Social Media – Tips, Tools and Tactics for Natural Resource Professionals” […]

Water quality training May 6 in Junction to focus on Upper Llano River watershed

JUNCTION – A Texas Watershed Steward workshop on water quality related to the Upper Llano River watershed will be presented from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. May 6 at the Llano River Field Station, 254 Red Raider Lane in Junction. The workshop is free and open to anyone interested in improving water quality in the region. Participants […]

AgriLife Extension staffer Nancy McDonald assumes new post

LUBBOCK — Nancy McDonald was named the Better Living for Texans regional program manager for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 42-county North Region effective March 20.                  She is headquartered at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Lubbock, 1102 E. Farm-to-Market Road 1294.                 According to their website http://blt.tamu.edu/, Better Living […]