Category Archives: 3—Organizational News

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 →

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 →

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 →

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 →

Updated: Hay, school supplies among the needs of flood-ravaged Louisiana

Following widespread flooding across south Louisiana, support from Texas has included hay donations and collections of school supplies. Learn more about these ways to help. Read More →

Resource roundup: all about Zika

To support Extension educators, an array of multimedia educational resources about avoiding the mosquito-borne Zika virus is now available on a single website, courtesy of the Department of Entomology and AgriLife Communications. Read More →

Attention innovators! Tell your story

Have you adopted technology or methodology in an innovative way for your programming? The Extension education world wants to know. Read More →

Underway: Survey of Employee Engagement

Through February 15, AgriLife Extension is seeking feedback from more than a thousand personnel who work for or on behalf of the agency. From county support staff to professorial faculty and most everyone in between, invited participants are asked to complete the “Survey of Employee Engagement.” Read More →

Countdown to state conference

Online registration is closed, but on-site registration is still an option for the 2016 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Conference, January 12-14, in College Station. Read More →