San Antonio in March: National eXtension Conference


Look no further for an affordable, high-value professional development program targeted to Extension educators. Early-bird registration at $400 runs through March 11 for this March 22-25 event at the Hyatt Regency San Antonio Riverwalk. Read More →

Articles provide insights about county officials


This month Texas County Progress magazine reports on the perspectives of two Texas county commissioners, one an officer of the Conference of Urban Counties and the other soon to retire. The back-to-back articles may be insightful for many in AgriLife Extension. Read More →

Underway: Survey of Employee Engagement


Through February 15, AgriLife Extension is seeking feedback from more than a thousand personnel who work for or on behalf of the agency. From county support staff to professorial faculty and most everyone in between, invited participants are asked to complete the “Survey of Employee Engagement.” Read More →

More than 600 attend state conference


The 2016 AgriLife Extension Conference, Jan. 12-14, provided “photo ops” aplenty as numerous awards were presented. Read on and click away to see the names and faces captured in those special moments. Read More →

Countdown to state conference


Online registration is closed, but on-site registration is still an option for the 2016 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference, January 12-14, in College Station. Read More →

Construction abounds in Aggieland


At our Texas A&M AgriLife headquarters, fences now surround the construction site of the future Wildlife, Fisheries and Ecological Sciences Building. Here’s the latest about the November 13 groundbreaking ceremony and building projects campus-wide. Read More →

Easy steps to produce and post videos


Quick-to-market videos posted on YouTube, the second most popular search engine behind Google, may be a good investment of time for reaching your Extension audiences. Check out these new DIY resources compiled by Treye Rice, Extension program coordinator for web-based technologies. Read More →

Personnel News: Next Steps, Next Stages


September 1 marked the effective date of new Extension promotions, when 39 Extension educators officially reached the next step on their career ladder. Twelve Extension employees entered a new stage of life when they took retirement on August 31. Congratulations to all the following individuals! Read More →

ExtSSA deadline draws near


What’s next after the TESA, TEAFCS, TCAAA and TAE4-HA summer meetings? Why, the “ExtSSA” nomination deadline. Now is the time, through September 10, to prepare and submit nominations for the next round of Extension Superior Service Awards. Read More →

Extension walkers stepped up

Employee Wellness

Leading by example and improving their own health along the way, 79 Extension teams actively engaged in a Spring 2015 Walk Across Texas effort. Three Comal County teams proved the value of shared spirit; the Texas One Steppers, Got Legs, and 50 Shades of Legs took top honors and finished within 65 miles of each other. Check here to see the final standings, not to mention the creative team names. Read More →