Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service to Offer Professional Food Manager Certification Training Course

Registration in advance is required by January 18, 2019

January 18, 2018 - Statistics indicate that foodborne illness continues to be a health issue in the United States. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans will become sick, 128,000 will become hospitalized, and 3,000 will die due to a foodborne illness.  

Winter Weeds: Do they Matter?

January 7, 2019 - As forage producers, we focus most of our energy on our warm season perennial pastures and hay meadows (bermudagrass, bahiagrass, etc.). That means most of our weed control efforts are also focused on warm season weeds (such as carolina horsenettle, blackberry, etc). Unfortunately, cool season weeds can be just as detrimental to our warm season perennial forages. 

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Recruits Volunteers for Dual County Health, Wellness Education Program

Training for New Master Wellness Volunteer Program begins in January

January 7, 2018 - Finding reliable resources of health and wellness information can be a challenge. Since 1906, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has provided Texans with guidance in various health areas and is now training volunteers to provide more communities with the education and tools needed for healthy living.

Shelby County 4-H Fun, Food and Ugly Christmas Sweaters

By 4-H Club Reporter Camille Greer

December 7, 2018 - At the monthly 4-H Club meeting in December, youth gathered together their ugly Christmas sweaters of homemade creations and funky store finds. Three winners were crowned: Michelle Gomez won “Best Store Find”; Kassidy Scruggs won the “Most Creative” prize; and Kolton Scruggs took home the “Best Homemade Creation” and overall ugliest sweater.


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