Training Expo open to Extension educators

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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

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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

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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

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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 www.agrilife.org/next. Read More →

Two awards programs open to Extension personnel

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 →