Recent “Inside Extension” changes; input welcome

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Email reigns as the medium of choice for organizational announcements across Texas A&M AgriLife. When the news pertains to information and resources that help you do your job, we’ll try to incorporate it in this website to provide easy, ongoing access. For example… Read More →

State team named for wellness initiative

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While faculty and staff rally to “Walk Across Texas,” they’ll be cheered on by the Extension State Wellness Team, which is spearheading our participation in the growing AgriLife Employee Wellness initiative. The state members are: Read More →

Extension-supported program ideal for rural community leaders (updated)

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Please pass the word: registration is open for the Texas Rural Leadership Conference, May 19-21, at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The event targets local residents, elected officials, and Extension professionals from rural and underserved communities. Read More →

On the organic front: learning, grant opportunities

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Organic food production takes the spotlight in a five-part eXtension webinar series, beginning March 9, and in two USDA grant programs that are open for applications through April 16 and April 30, respectively. Note the April 7 webinar topic: “Innovative approaches to Extension in organic and sustainable agriculture.” Read More →

Become Extension educated!

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It’s National Nutrition Month—a perfect time to roll out new interfaces and enhancements to our Dinner Tonight program. If you’re not already a Dinner Tonight subscriber or follower, why not check out the improvements for yourself? Remember, Extension education isn’t just for everyone else! Read More →

AgriLife WebEx is here

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The industry standard for reliable online meetings and webinars is now available to AgriLife Extension personnel. WebEx is a high-powered service hosted by Cisco, which will replace TTVN Web Meeting as our preferred conferencing application to include external audiences. Read More →

Wellness initiative off and running

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Third time’s the charm: if you missed two prior opportunities, here’s your chance to learn 11 essential elements of “Living WELL Aware.” Watch the interactive online version of this wellness workshop, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 12. Read More →

Recognized partners support youth, extension education

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As we look to the next 100 years of Extension work, we know that investments in youth development will always be critical. So it’s fitting that the 2015 state recipients of the Extension Partnership and the Extension in the City awards have made significant impacts on Extension’s outreach to youth. Announced January 6, 2015, the recipients are the Texas State Rifle Association, Texas Veterinary Medical Association and Alan B. Sadler, retired county judge, Montgomery County Commissioners Court. Read More →

Online and at Texas A&M: Teaching with Technology Conference

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Scheduled March 4-5, 2015, the Texas A&M System’s premier event about instructional technology trends is open at no cost to all System university and agency educators. Register now to reserve your place or plan to watch some of the live webcasts. Read More →

How to express more thankful thanks

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Recent announcements of numerous AgriLife awards were a great opportunity to acknowledge colleagues for a job well done. As you recognize others for their efforts throughout the year, consider these pointers to make your message more meaningful—Audrey Hepburn style. Read More →