Author Archives: Inside Extension reporter

Director’s e-Memo │ August 14, 2017

In this issue: commitment to diversity; Sept. 10 deadline for Superior Service Award nominations; the evolution of FCS; another successful Beef Cattle Shortcourse. Read More →

Webinar: Promoting equity in local food systems

Three examples of Cooperative Extension efforts to counter racism in local food systems will be featured in this one-hour webinar, 2 p.m. Central, Wednesday, September 6.  Read More →

Upcoming Ag Census needs promotion

Results from the 2017 Census of Agriculture will help shape farm programs and boost services for communities and the industry. To achieve as high a response rate as possible, your help is needed. Read More →

Director’s e-Memo │ July 17, 2017

In this issue: Tell us what you think; 4-H state leader finalists; the value of joining a professional association; a celebration of service. Read More →

Calling Awards Committees and Nominators

Time to take note of the upcoming, annual September 10 nominations deadline for the Extension Superior Service Awards. Let your 2017 preparations begin in earnest! Read More →

Path to the Plate: Champions in training

With one 2-day training behind them and two to go, 24 Extension educators are well into their preparations to become champions and train-the-trainers for our Path to the Plate initiative. Read More →

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 →