Texas A&M AgriLife experts say awareness, preparedness, precautions reduce risk While the COVID-19 pandemic has kept many people at home, the fall and winter holidays traditionally are a time for friends and family to gather, and that isn’t expected to change in 2020. But Texas A&M AgriLife experts say it is important to understand the… Read More →
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Project will provide food, health/wellness education, more Greenies Urban Farm, a collaborative project which will bring fresh, nutritious food and a generous helping of practical education opportunities to San Antonio residents, held a groundbreaking and planting ceremony Oct 15. Bexar County Commissioner Tommy Calvert and former commissioner Tommy Adkisson, San Antonio Food Bank CEO… Read More →
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Expo will focus on mental health, suicide prevention A Community Help Expo: Navigating Behavioral Health and Suicide will be held Nov. 12 at the Lone Star Convention and Expo Center, 9055 Airport Road in Conroe. The expo is free and open to the public. It is presented by the Behavioral Health and Suicide Prevention, BHSP,… Read More →
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Retired Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service professor of urban entomology Michael Merchant, Ph.D., has been named an honorary lifetime member of the Entomological Society of America, or ESA.
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Learn more about health coverage, access during crisis situations The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Family and Community Health unit’s Texas Military Program will host a webinar “Medicaid & Medicare: Important Resources in a Time of National Health Crisis” at 10 a.m. June 24. The webinar is free and open to the public. Attendees must first RSVP in advance and… Read More →
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Seven-part series focuses on how to better understand, manage Type 2 diabetes The Do Well, Be Well with Diabetes series, developed by the Food and Nutrition Unit of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is now available online. The entire course is now on the AgriLife Learn website, the Texas A&M AgriLife home for online… Read More →
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Repurposing cancer drug for disorders of copper deficiency A Texas A&M AgriLife Research team has good news for patients with copper-deficiency disorders, especially young children diagnosed with Menkes disease. A team led by James Sacchettini, Ph.D. professor and Welch Chair of Science, and Vishal Gohil, Ph.D., associate professor, both from the Department of Biochemistry and… Read More →
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AgriLife Extension organization volunteers make face masks during time of critical need The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and its network of volunteers are responding to the shortage of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing badly needed face masks. In a coordinated response to requests from throughout the state for face masks… Read More →
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Cleaning frequently touched surfaces like light switches and door knobs are important to reduce the chance of COVID-19 spread in the household. (Texas A&M AgriLife graphic by Kim Topp)
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Texas 4-H Food Show winners share recipes with Dinner Tonight program in support of National Nutrition Month When it comes to eating healthier this National Nutrition Month, all of Texas could learn a thing or two from some very talented youth. The Dinner Tonight program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has… Read More →
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