AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Family and Community Health unit’s Texas Military Program will host a webinar entitled, “Ensuring Texas Military Veteran Families Have Better Access to Social Services.” The webinar will be from 10-11 a.m. July 30, and is open to all Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service county agents and community […]
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COLLEGE STATION — Every summer, children get heatstroke or die in hot cars every summer, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert has some tips to help avoid such an injury or tragedy. Bev Kellner, AgriLife Extension family and community health program manager in College Station, said it’s important to remember that as temperatures […]
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COLLEGE STATION – The Memorial Day weekend is often considered the unofficial beginning of grilling season, and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert and a fire protection organization have some advice on outdoor grilling safety. “While grilling is an enjoyable seasonal outdoor activity, people need to be aware of its potential dangers,” said Joyce […]
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HEREFORD – The Child Care Conference, hosted by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Parmer, Deaf Smith and Oldham counties, will be June 22 at the AgriLife Extension office, 903 14th St. in Hereford. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., with the training session from 9 a.m. to noon. There is a $20 fee, and […]
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DALLAS — The newest state turfgrass specialist for the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service aims to inspire sustainable management of safe sports fields and other turfgrass applications. Dr. Chrissie Segars’ office is at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Dallas. Her focus is coaching field managers on a system of approaches where […]
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AMARILLO – Spring planting is just around the corner, so for producers with irrigation systems, now is a good time to do some safety maintenance on their pivot systems, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. In the spring, producers are busy making seed selections and prepping fields, but they also need to […]
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PANHANDLE – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension office in Carson County will host an Estate Planning Workshop on Nov. 5. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Carson County War Memorial, 501 Main St., Panhandle. The program will feature Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, AgriLife Extension agricultural law specialist from Amarillo. “Making end-of-life decisions can […]
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GEORGETOWN – While Halloween means children dressing in costume and going through the neighborhood in search of treats, it can be a dangerous time for them to be on the streets, plus the treats can be unhealthy for them, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. “Even though Halloween comes before the fall time change […]
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BROWNWOOD — A Youth Hunter Education Camp open to 4-H members from nine to 15 years of age will be held Oct. 26-28 at the Texas 4-H Conference Center, 5600 Farm-to-Market Road 3021 near Brownwood. “In this camp, participants will learn about hunting safety and responsibility as well as hunting laws and ethics,” said Cari […]
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COLLEGE STATION – With recent rains subsiding in many parts of the state and the re-emergence of warmer, drier weather, Texans should expect to see a proliferation of fire ants and mosquitoes, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologists. According to Dr. Robert Puckett, AgriLife Extension entomologist at Texas A&M University in College Station, the […]
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