Superior Service Awards open for nominations

presented to Adelita Munoz

Due September 10, 2014: nominations of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension faculty and staff whose outstanding performance merits consideration for our agency’s highest employee honor, the Superior Service Award. Read More →

Behind our employee directory log-in

AgriLife People

If you’ve ever asked what happened to the “green sheet,” we know you’re a long-time Extension employee. Today’s most comparable source to find personnel changes may be found behind the login link on the Texas A&M AgriLife Employee Directory. Read More →

No need to wait dinner


Extension’s Dinner Tonight! program makes solving the daily dinner dilemma easier than ever. Quick, nutritious, cost-effective recipes are just an e-mail or webcast away. Read More →

In perspective: the 67th Texas 4-H Roundup

1960 Roundup Assembly

Since 1946, Texas 4-H Roundup has been one of the largest events hosted annually by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. What started in the 1920s as the “Farmers Short Course” for boys and girls became not only an annual pilgrimage for 4-H’ers and county agents but also a large part of who we are in Extension. Read More →

Underway: training; preparation for hurricane season

Texas EDEN

Coinciding with the start of hurricane season, an 8-part series of 30-minute emergency management webinars begins May 28 at 10 a.m. for Extension educators. Continuing at the same time on May 29, May 30, June 4, June 18, June 19, July 8 and Sept. 17, each session covers a different topic for targeted employee groups. Read More →

Buckle down on buckling up

Click It or Ticket

During this year’s Click It or Ticket campaign (May 19-June 1), please take the opportunity to support the campaign’s message, especially to young people. Vehicle occupants, ages 18 to 34, die in traffic accidents at a disproportionate rate because they are not wearing a seat belt. Read More →

Centennial events make their mark


From Washington D.C. to the county seats of Texas, AgriLife Extension is celebrating the May 8, 1914, signing of the federal Smith-Lever Act and the founding of Cooperative Extension nationwide. As a centennial tribute, presentations are underway to confer a special “Building a Better Texas” award to our most essential local partners, the County Commissioners Courts. Read More →

Centennial celebrations to hit high mark


The federal Smith-Lever Act, signed May 8, 1914, gave rise to the Cooperative Extension System, which is marking the centennial with year-long waves of local and national events, most prominently in the month of May. Read More →

ExtensionU created for you. Enroll now!


Introducing: the ExtensionU Summer Employee Development Series—an opportunity for in-depth training on a variety of topics, from dossier development and proposal writing to media relations and volunteer management. Offered through Extension’s Organizational Development unit, the series of two- and one-day sessions will be held the week of July 7-11, 2014, in College Station. Read More →

Employee wellness: survey open through April 18


The Employee Wellness Initiative, announced April 3rd in the Director’s e-Memo, is another indication of what’s NEXT for AgriLife Extension. The initiative is about creating and sustaining a culture conducive to the professional and personal success of each employee. To do that, we need your input. Read More →