AgriLife Extension Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! teacher training June 28 in Hallsville

HALLSVILLE – A Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! teacher training event will be held June 28 in Hallsville.  The Learn, Grow, Eat and Go! initiative of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and its Junior Master Gardener program provides students with important life lessons in health and wellness through gardening, nutrition education and exercise. The […]

Brittni Littlejohn receives 2018 Sorensen Achievement Award

OVERTON – Brittni Littlejohn, a Texas A&M University department of animal science graduate research assistant at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, Overton, is recipient of the 2018 A. M. “Tony” Sorensen Jr. Achievement Award. The award recognizes the most outstanding graduating doctoral student of physiology of reproduction within Texas A&M’s animal sciences […]

New 4-H youth development assistant named for Bexar County

SAN ANTONIO – Caroline McLaren is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H assistant agent for 4-H youth development, Bexar County. McLaren, who began her duties April 2, will support coordination and implementation of 4-H programs and activities in the county. “Texas 4-H is the youth development component of AgriLife Extension,” said agency director […]

4-H Family Nights in Bexar County encourage at-risk minorities toward higher education

SAN ANTONIO – For the past three years, family night events presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service have inspired been inspiring at-risk minority students to remain in school and go to college. These family nights are presented through AgriLife Extension 4-H programs in Bexar County and funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture […]

Ranch sorting school, competition set for May 19 in Mercedes

MERCEDES — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship, or CRSNC, will present the South Texas Western Heritage Ranch Sorting School and Competition May 19 in Mercedes. Activities will be held in the Payne Auto Group Rodeo Arena of the Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show Inc., 1000 Texas Ave. […]

North Texas Wine Sensory Short Course at Kiepersol Winery May 11

RSVP by May 4 Writer: Adam Russell, 903-834-6191, adam.russell@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Michael Cook, 940-349-2896, m.cook@tamu.edu TYLER – Winemakers and wine lovers can learn about how a variety of red and white wines are made and what ingredients go into their aroma and taste during a Wine Sensory Short Course at Kiepersol Winery, 3933 Farm-to-Market Road 344 […]

Texans asked to show appreciation for military children, families in April

COLLEGE STATION — April is national “Month of the Military Child” and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service groups across the state are showing their appreciation of military children and encouraging other people, businesses and organizations to do the same. “The 4-H Youth Development program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be acknowledging military […]

Gilmer resident awarded Frank Sheppard Jr. Leadership Award

VICTORIA — Brandon Dodd of Gilmer was recently awarded the Frank Sheppard Jr. 2018 Leadership Award by the Texas Rural Leadership Program, or TRLP, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service community development initiative.  TRLP is a non-profit corporation formed in 1990 by a group of leaders representing business, civic, education, government and religious organizations across […]

Riparian, stream ecosystem workshop set for April 25 in Goliad

GOLIAD–The Texas Water Resources Institute’s Texas Riparian Stream and Ecosystem Education Program will host a free workshop from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. April 25 in Goliad for area residents interested in land and water stewardship in the Mission, Aransas and Lower San Antonio watersheds. The morning session will be at The Fire Pit, 144 N. Courthouse […]