Parrott receives Butler Award for educational outreach for health and nutrition wellness programs in Texas counties The Texas Association of Counties has named an educational outreach award in honor of a longtime Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service family and community health educator. The association has named its educational outreach award in honor of Paula Butler,... Read More → The post Texas Association of Counties names health award after longtime AgriLife Extension educator appeared first on AgriLife Today.
FDA-compliant swab kits to be donated to hospitals across the state More than 2,000 COVID-19 sampling kits will soon be on their way to hospitals across the state, thanks to Aggie innovation and ingenuity. Viral sampling kits — usually used on pigs, cows and chickens — are being repurposed to test humans by the Texas... Read More → The post Aggie veterinary labs reengineer 2,000 COVID-19 sampling kits for humans appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AgriLife Extension organization volunteers make face masks during time of critical need The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and its network of volunteers are responding to the shortage of personal protective equipment during the COVID-19 pandemic by providing badly needed face masks. In a coordinated response to requests from throughout the state for face masks... Read More → The post Facing off against COVID-19 appeared first on AgriLife Today.
Award-winning workshop now available anytime The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer its award-winning Ranchers Agricultural Leasing Workshop as an online course available anytime. “Given the popularity of our live Ranchers Leasing Workshop events, we receive more requests for and interest in programs than we are able to conduct each year,” said Tiffany Dowell... Read More → The post AgriLife Extension’s popular Ranchers Agricultural Leasing Workshop goes online appeared first on AgriLife Today.
AgriLife Experts separate coronavirus fact from fiction The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service turned to experts from the Texas A&M AgriLife Research – Institute for Infectious Animal Diseases, IIAD, in College Station for some guidance on what is fact versus fiction surrounding COVID-19. You can find additional AgriLife Extension myths and responses online. Our experts... Read More → The post COVID-19 Mythbusters appeared first on AgriLife Today.