October 13, 2020 (Registration Form) - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is pleased to announce the 2020 East Texas Ag Expo CEU Recertification program is November 4th at the Nacogdoches County Expo for pesticide applicators licensed by the Texas Department of Agriculture.
Registration is at 8am and the course will be conducted from 9am until 3:05pm.
September 24, 2020 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Shelby, Harrison and Rusk County have partnered to offer a comprehensive diabetes education series called, “Do Well Be Well with Diabetes.”
The five-session series will provide participants with the latest information on managing diabetes by focusing on “how food affects blood glucose,” “eating the right number of carbohydrates,” “going beyond the diet and physical activity: improving blood glucose control with medication,” and “celebrating diabetes control and avoiding complications.”
September 2, 2020 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension is offering a great opportunity for those interested in 4-H Shooting Sports. 4-H Shooting Sports Coaches Certification Training will be held September 19 and 20, 2020 at the incredible Hawkeye Hunting Club facility here in Shelby County. This is a rare opportunity to receive statewide certification here in our local area. Please contact the County Extension office at 936-598-7744 with questions or information on how to sign up.
August 25, 2020 - Calling all Shelby County youth and parents! Have you ever wanted to learn something new and different while having fun? Well we have it, from cooking, taking pictures, fashion, robotics, shooting sports, raising and showing livestock and much, much more for youth 3rd through 12th grades.
May 28, 2020 - On May 19, 2020, USDA released details of the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP). CFAP’s $19 billion package contains two primary components. First, USDA will partner with regional and local distributers to purchase $3 billion in fresh produce, dairy and meat and provide those commodities to those in need. The bulk of the program is designed to provide $16 billion in direct support to farmers and ranchers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.