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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →