Coming to San Antonio: NeXC2016

Texans at 2014 NeXC

Be sure to hold the dates—March 22-25, 2016—and add the Texas-bound National eXtension Conference to your professional development plans. Watch too for the opportunity to submit presentation proposals. Read More →

Announcing: Years-of-Service Commendations


During recent district and department meetings, several Extension personnel were commended for reaching a career milestone during 2014. A few presentations remain, but here’s a list so all can know and congratulate those who reached the 10-, 20- or 30-year mark in their AgriLife Extension employment. Read More →

Catching up on good intentions


What might an Extension educator do when rainy days and other occasions present a bit of catch-up time? Here are three ideas. What else would you suggest? Read More →

Recent “Inside Extension” changes; input welcome

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Email reigns as the medium of choice for organizational announcements across Texas A&M AgriLife. When the news pertains to information and resources that help you do your job, we’ll try to incorporate it in this website to provide easy, ongoing access. For example… Read More →

State team named for wellness initiative

Employee Wellness

While faculty and staff rally to “Walk Across Texas,” they’ll be cheered on by the Extension State Wellness Team, which is spearheading our participation in the growing AgriLife Employee Wellness initiative. The state members are: Read More →

Extension-supported program ideal for rural community leaders (updated)


Please pass the word: registration is open for the Texas Rural Leadership Conference, May 19-21, at Horseshoe Bay Resort. The event targets local residents, elected officials, and Extension professionals from rural and underserved communities. Read More →

On the organic front: learning, grant opportunities


Organic food production takes the spotlight in a five-part eXtension webinar series, beginning March 9, and in two USDA grant programs that are open for applications through April 16 and April 30, respectively. Note the April 7 webinar topic: “Innovative approaches to Extension in organic and sustainable agriculture.” Read More →

Become Extension educated!


It’s National Nutrition Month—a perfect time to roll out new interfaces and enhancements to our Dinner Tonight program. If you’re not already a Dinner Tonight subscriber or follower, why not check out the improvements for yourself? Remember, Extension education isn’t just for everyone else! Read More →

AgriLife WebEx is here


The industry standard for reliable online meetings and webinars is now available to AgriLife Extension personnel. WebEx is a high-powered service hosted by Cisco, which will replace TTVN Web Meeting as our preferred conferencing application to include external audiences. Read More →

Wellness initiative off and running

Employee Wellness

Third time’s the charm: if you missed two prior opportunities, here’s your chance to learn 11 essential elements of “Living WELL Aware.” Watch the interactive online version of this wellness workshop, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 12. Read More →