COLLEGE STATION — The youth track for the 2019 Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course, held recently in College Station, gave real-world experience, hours of education and a beef quality assurance certification to 30 youth interested in expanding their beef cattle knowledge. “One goal for our youth track is to allow students to have a […]
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DALLAS — Denita Young will become the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s new program specialist for 4-H Youth Development in the agency’s District 4 beginning Oct. 1. The district encompasses 22 North Texas counties, including Dallas and Tarrant. Young’s duties will include overseeing multidisciplinary youth development programming in health, science, technology, agriculture and civic engagement. […]
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AMARILLO – The 2019-2020 Healthy Texas Youth Ambassadors in the High Plains and South Plains, which make up the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service North Region, recently met in Amarillo for a summit. The ambassador program is for high school age youth who have a passion for health and wellness. These youth are trained at […]
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SAN ANGELO — The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will hold a youth program and skillathon on Aug. 17 as part of the fifth annual Texas Sheep and Goat Expo, which runs Aug. 16-17. The youth event will run from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Spur Arena at 200 W. 43rd Ave., San Angelo. This […]
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COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has announced the promotion of two county agents to the positions of 4-H specialist, effective Aug. 1. Bailee Wright will be based in Amarillo, serving District 1, and Seth Hall will be based in Vernon, serving District 3, said Dr. Courtney Dodd, Texas 4-H Youth Development […]
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AMARILLO – In an effort to excite youth about agricultural research, Dr. Brent Auvermann and his team recently took their unmanned aerial vehicles, UAVs, to Drone Camp at Amarillo College. Auvermann, director for the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo, has been using drones and advanced technology in his Texas A&M AgriLife […]
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SAN ANTONIO – The Youth Gardens Program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Bexar County is now accepting applications for its summer Junior Master Gardener Adult Leader Training program from July 24-26 in San Antonio The training is designed for educators and volunteers and will be presented jointly by AgriLife Extension and the Bexar […]
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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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FORT STOCKTON — Amber Carroll will be the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H and youth development specialist for the agency’s 23-county District 6 starting June 1. Carroll is currently the AgriLife Extension agriculture and natural resource agent for Culberson County, where she provides leadership in implementing educational programs to address critical issues and […]
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SAN ANTONIO – More than 1,600 youth from 17 schools in the Harlandale Independent School District walked over 338,190 miles while completing the Walk Across Texas after-school fitness challenge presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. A concluding Walk Across Texas celebration was held recently at Vestal Elementary, the winning school of the district […]
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