How to express more thankful thanks


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 →

Superior Service recognized; award presentations begun


Recipients of the 2015 Extension Superior Service Awards were revealed January 6 during the Texas A&M AgriLife Conference, where individual recipients and team representatives participated in an awards presentation. Read More →

AgriLife greets another centennial in the family


The Texas A&M Forest Service opened its centennial year with an impressive equipment display and presentation, January 5-6, 2015, at the biennial Texas A&M AgriLife Conference. Read More →

December update: webinar of interest


“Why Cooperative Extension? A New Century for Food and Ag” is a dialogue sponsored by the National Coalition for Food and Agricultural Research on Wednesday, December 17, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Central. Read More →

A must read: October issue of County Progress magazine


“Extension Education Benefits Local Economies, Impacts Job Growth.” That’s the headline given to an article placed by AgriLife Extension, along with an advertisement, in the October issue of County Progress magazine. County agents in particular should take note, considering that county judges and commissioners are the magazine’s target audience. Read More →

At eXtension: strengthening advisory leaders webinar


“How to Communicate Programmatic Impact to Stakeholders,” part of a larger program to strengthen Extension advisory leaders, is scheduled as an eXtension webinar on Monday, Sept. 29, at 11:30 a.m. CDT. Read More →

Training Expo open to Extension educators


An annual Training Expo, complimentary to state agency and university training and professional development staff, will take place Friday, Oct. 24, 8:45 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Austin. Extension educators are welcome to participate. Read More →

Personnel news: marking career milestones


September 1 marked the effective date of new Extension promotions, while August 31 saw the close of fiscal year 2014 and several retirements. Also, in recent months, certificates have been presented across the state to those who reached the 10-, 20- or 30-year career service mark. Here’s a roundup and more congratulations to all who attained the following achievements: Read More →

Who’s who in the Texas 4-H Youth Development unit


Changes in the roles and titles of several 4-H faculty members were announced last month by Dr. Chris Boleman, assistant director and state leader for 4-H youth development. The changes took effect September 1, 2014, with the goal to better position 4-H faculty to provide program leadership, support county 4-H programs and positively impact youth. Read More →

nEXT Talks: energy series continues


A four-part webinar series continues on August 28 and September 4, as the nEXT Talks feature topics on energy development in Texas. Watch recordings of prior sessions or catch the 10 a.m. live sessions by visiting Read More →