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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BROWNWOOD – Registration has begun for the Horizons Camp to be held June 30-July 4 at the Texas 4-H Conference Center in Brownwood for youth who have completed fourth through eighth grade by the end of May, said the center’s director. The center is located at 5600 Farm-to-Market Road 3021 on the western side of […]
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COLLEGE STATION — The Gardens at Texas A&M University welcomed 36 pre-K students and 28 kindergartners from St. Thomas Early Learning Center in College Station during the A&M Garden Club’s Plant America Kids Gardening Fair. “At the Gardening Fair for Kids, preschool and kindergarten children went through stations designed from time-tested, age-appropriate Junior Master Gardener […]
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SAN ANTONIO — About 75 third-graders and other students from the Inez Foster Academy recently participated in the Learn, Grow, Eat, and Go! program kickoff at their school. Learn, Grow, Eat and Go!, or LGEG, is a 10-week youth health and wellness educational series of the International Junior Master Gardener Program of the Texas A&M […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Joan Gray-Soria, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health agent in Gray County, has been awarded the Texas A&M AgriLife Vice Chancellor’s Award in Excellence – County Agent. The awards recognize the commitment and outstanding contributions displayed across Texas A&M AgriLife and allow for the opportunity to celebrate those contributions […]
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COLLEGE STATION – Today’s research advances in the world of wheat genetics are getting a big hand from tomorrow’s scientists, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist who has had three students publish their research in major journals this past year. These Texas A&M University students working through their doctoral studies have helped conduct […]
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SAN ANTONIO – More than 1,000 third- and fourth-grade students from elementary schools throughout Bexar County attended the recent two-day Kids, Kows and More agricultural education event presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Southwest Dairy Farmers association. A steady stream of school buses brought the students, accompanied by teachers and adult chaperones, […]
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