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 →

Two awards programs open to Extension personnel


Two awards programs; two deadlines. The Extension Superior Service Awards will accept nominations through midnight, September 10, and the Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence will accept nominations through noon, September 17. Both require support letters, so act soon! Read More →

Web portal designed for new farmers


A new online resource provides centralized, one-stop shopping for beginning farmers and ranchers to explore the variety of USDA initiatives designed to help them succeed. Read More →

Superior Service Awards open for nominations

presented to Adelita Munoz

Due midnight, Sept. 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 →