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

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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 →

What’s on your screen?


This blog post, for one. But how did you arrive here? If you’re an AgriLife Extension employee, we hope this website is the home page or a tab on your favorite browser. Here are three reasons why: Read More →

Hear ye, hear ye: legal advice about social media marketing


Read this article and take heed to avoid copyright infringement, illegal giveaways and irresponsible video streaming. Read More →

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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E-mail 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 →