Author Archives: Inside Extension reporter

Director’s e-Memo │June 22, 2017

In this issue: 85th State Legislature Wrap-up — “… I am pleased to report that overall AgriLife Extension fared better than we anticipated…” Read More →

Ag Is America launches new website

As a showcase for land-grant university research, news, and impact, this website includes Extension education success stories from across the country. It also features a new video that advocates for Farm Bill funding support. Read More →

Director’s e-Memo │June 12, 2017

In this issue: overview of the 85th Texas Legislature; Extension 20/20 visioning advisory committee; system policies about using unmanned aircraft; success at 4-H Roundup; Healthy Texas kickoff on Univsion Read More →

Director’s e-Memo│May 9, 2017

In this issue: Federal and State Budget Updates; Panhandle Partners Appreciation Lunch; Raise Your Hand for 4-H; Extension Educators Visit Capitol Hill; Register for the Texas Rural Leadership Conference Read More →

TEEM committee starts second decade

The Texas Extension Emergency Management (TEEM) steering committee held its 11th annual meeting in College Station, April 27-28. A wide-ranging agenda took aim at emergency management strategic planning, incident management, educational resource development, and community education to ensure Texans are resilient to accidental and natural disasters. Read More →

Easily create a Facebook profile image

A new 15-minute in-house course by Treye Rice shows you how to quickly create a social media profile image for your county or program’s Facebook page, Twitter account and more. You can take the course on your phone, tablet or work computer. Read More →

Guess who! Sixty staff enter their next decade of service

Coming into 2017, sixty AgriLife Extension employees had recently passed significant milestones in their years of service. Commendations signed by Director Steele have been framed and delivered to supervisors— ready for the next occasion to present to those who started a new decade of Extension employment. Read More →

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 →