AgriLife Extension playing key role in Rebuild Texas efforts

COLLEGE STATION — As thousands of Texans still strive to rebound from the damage and destruction caused by Hurricane Harvey, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has been working with community leaders and local, state and national agencies to identify and address recovery needs. “Many people are already aware of our initial efforts in disaster […]

Texas A&M-led collaborative study takes aim at non-alcoholic fatty liver disease

COLLEGE STATION – Texas A&M University System researchers in collaboration with the Department of Veterans Affairs and Baylor Scott & White Research Institute have completed a study identifying one of the mechanisms leading to the development of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, or NAFLD, providing new possibilities for prevention and treatment of the disease. The study, […]

Rosenthal Meat Science Center market makes special cuts for Valentine’s Day

COLLEGE STATION – Nothing says “I love you” quite like a heart-shaped ribeye steak for two, said Ray Riley, Texas A&M Meat Science Center manager, College Station. For the past three years leading up to Valentine’s Day, Riley has made special cuts for folks who want to prepare a special meal for their significant other […]

AgriLife Extension, others set schedule for 2018 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Bexar and Guadalupe counties, along with Bexar County Master Gardeners and Alamo Area Beekeeper associations, have scheduled their activities and presentations for the 2018 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo. They will take place from Feb. 9-14 at the H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms tent […]

Balancing work, life topic of AgriLife Extension webinar Jan. 24

AMARILLO – The Military Families Learning Network’s Military Caregiving program will host a Jan. 24 Department of Defense webinar, “Rebalancing Work and Life: Be the Model.” This and other webinars are offered through Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Military Program to provide professional development and interactive resources for those unable to leave home for training, […]

Gray-Soria honored with AgriLife Extension Superior Service award

PAMPA – Joan Gray-Soria, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent in Gray County, has been awarded the Superior Service Award for a county agent by the agency. The annual Superior Service awards, presented Jan. 9 in Bryan, recognize AgriLife Extension personnel who provide outstanding performance in education or other outstanding service […]

Camp Brisket helps novice pitmasters feed masses

COLLEGE STATION – Nothing beats good brisket and Texas barbecue, but smoking brisket on a barbecue pit can be a daunting task for the novice. “I love barbecuing in general, but the brisket is a very intimidating cut of beef,” said David Nelson of Austin, who attended Camp Brisket recently at Texas A&M University in […]

AgriLife Extension sets Money Matters, A Financial Wellness Workshop Jan. 27 in Brownwood

BROWNWOOD – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct Money Matters, A Financial Wellness Workshop from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan 27 at the Family Services Center, 901 Ave. B in Brownwood. “Money Matters, as the name suggests, is an educational financial wellness workshop, which will address healthy saving and spending habits, credit matters and […]

Children’s Vegetable Garden Program accepting applications for spring 2018

SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Bexar County and the San Antonio Botanical Garden are accepting applications for the Spring 2018 Children’s Vegetable Garden Program. The Children’s Vegetable Garden is located on the grounds of the San Antonio Botanical Garden, 555 Funston Place, San Antonio. The program is open to children […]