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AgriLife Lunch and Learn September Program Features Alzheimer's Disease

September 13, 2021 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health and Fitness Committee will be having monthly lunch and learn to provide information on various topics. This month we will focus on Alzheimer’s Disease.

Alzheimer's is the most common cause of dementia, a general term for memory loss and other cognitive abilities serious enough to interfere with daily life.

Shelby County Extension Office Hosting Broiler Show Workshop

August 17, 2021 - This year the Shelby County Extension Office will be holding the Broiler Show Workshop once again! Please come join us on August 17th, 5:30pm at the Extension Office.

This is a free program open to everyone with lots of good information about chick maintenance, feeding and how to construct your pen. This program is especially helpful to those new to showing chicks however, newcomers and veterans alike are all welcome.

We hope to see you there!

August Lunch and Learn to Feature Immunizations

August 17, 2021 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health and Fitness Committee will be having monthly lunch and learn to provide information on various topics. This month we will focus on Immunizations.

On Wednesday, August 18, 2021, from 12:00 to 1:00 p.m., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health and Fitness Committee and Aurora Concepts will host a lunch and learn on Immunizations.

Poultry Festival Broiler Show Workshop

August 11, 2021 - The County Extension Office will be holding the annual Broiler Show workshop which is a free program open to everyone. You will learn about chick maintenance, feeding, how to construct your pen, plus much more!

The Workshop is Tuesday, August 17, 2021 starting at 5:30pm at the AgriLife Extension office, 226 Nacogdoches Street in Center (Old Elementary School Library Building).

If you have any questions, please call the Extension office at 936-598-7744.

Submitted by Tera Jones

Lunch & Learn to Feature Healthy Vision

July 19, 2021 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health & Fitness Committee will be having monthly lunch and learn to provide information on various topics.  This month we will focus on healthy vision.  

If your eyes feel healthy, it's easy to assume they are healthy. But many eye diseases do not have any warning signs — so you could have an eye problem and not know it. The good news is there is a lot you can do to set yourself up for a lifetime of seeing well!

Summer Thunderstorms, Fish Die-Offs Ponds

July 1, 2021 - It is completely possible that your pond may have had a fish die-off recently as a result of the stormy weather that we have experienced. The most common cause of a massive fish die off in a pond is a lack of oxygen. The result is almost always a shoreline of dead fish.

One way this lack of oxygen can occur is from a pond “turning over.” A common way for ponds to turn over is for a thunderstorm to cause the waters to mix.

AgriLife June Lunch and Learn - Financial Health

June 14, 2021 - Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in partnership with the Shelby County Chamber of Commerce Health and Fitness Committee will be having monthly lunch and learn to provide information on various topics. This month we will focus on financial health.

The link between mental health and financial health are more connected than some may realize. According to Forbes, stress resulting from financial challenges is often chronic.

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