Texas EDEN always at the ready

Wildfire-related information presently tops the list of comprehensive resources you’ll find on the recently improved Texas Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) website. You’ll be at the ready too when you subscribe to EDEN notices, follow EDEN on social media, and monitor other key agencies. Read More →

Internal Extension resources now more accessible

A new online document repository is up and running to provide centralized access to all types of internal resources used by AgriLife Extension personnel. Called “Texas Resources,” the website was created by the Extension Organizational Development unit. Read More →

New agency guidelines address social media

Take heed! For all AgriLife Extension employees, new guidelines cover both professional and personal use of social media. Of note: a request to register Facebook page administrators. You’ll also find… Read More →

Everybody’s talking (and looking)

Updated with link to photos: If you follow the social media accounts and website of our agency, then you’ve seen the results of awards programs conducted Jan. 9-10, during the Texas A&M AgriLife Conference in College Station. If you need to catch up, then here’s what you missed. Read More →

Awards: a way to frame our appreciation

After a holiday break, the Office of the Director will open January 2 in high gear with final preparations for special recognition events and meetings during Week 2 of 2017. Read More →

Technology outlook projected for Extension education

A first-of-its-kind “Horizon Report” focuses on the technologies, topics and trends predicted to affect our work. Extension educators and organizational leaders are already turning to the report for direction in planning professional development and technology investments. Read More →

Dr. Steele’s national leadership continues

A new appointment puts Director Doug Steele at the helm of important federal relations on behalf of the national Extension Committee on Organization and Policy (ECOP), a top leadership group representing all land-grant university Extension CEOs. Read More →

New funds aimed at education for beginning farmers, ranchers

Applications are due December 8 for 2017 grants to help train the next generation of agricultural producers. The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture announced availability of $17.7 million. Read More →

Accepting nominations: Vice Chancellor’s Awards in Excellence

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Due October 10: nominations for the annual awards program that recognizes faculty and staff across Texas A&M AgriLife for commitment and outstanding contributions. Extension personnel are eligible in several categories. Read More →

Onward! next steps, next stages

September 1 marked the effective date of new promotions, when 27 Extension educators officially reached the next step on their career ladder. Four Extension employees entered a new stage of life when they retired on August 31, joining 16 additional FY16 retirees. Congratulations to all the following individuals! Read More →