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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Master Wellness To Host ‘Walk Thru Texas History’
Apr06

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Master Wellness To Host ‘Walk Thru Texas History’

Johanna Hicks By Johanna Hicks, FCS Extension Agent, Hopkins County, [email protected] With warm weather here, many folks are getting outdoors to work in gardens, enjoy our local parks, camp, watch student sports, and take walks.  The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Master Wellness Volunteers are proud to announce that we will be hosting “Walk Thru Texas History” (WTTH) during the month of May.  Walk Through Texas History...

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The Mission of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service by Mario Villarino
Jul31

The Mission of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service by Mario Villarino

Developed by Dr. Mario A. Villarino, County Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Hopkins County, Texas The mission of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is to provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing educational programs and services to the people of Texas. Extension educates Texans in the areas of agriculture, environmental...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service
Nov19

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers Recognized For Over 760 Hours Of Service

A group of dedicated local individuals were recognized Thursday for their service and impact as Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Master Wellness Volunteers. The MWV program allows individuals who have a passion about health and wellness to share that passion with others via worksite wellness programs community events and other means. Texas AgriLife Extension Leadership Advisory Board reception Nov. 19, 2020, recognizing the Hopkins...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Provides Resources on Managing Buttercups by Mario Villarino
Apr25

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Provides Resources on Managing Buttercups by Mario Villarino

April 25, 2024 – Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service provides resources on managing buttercups, particularly in pasture and forage management. Buttercups are toxic to livestock if ingested in large quantities, so effective control is important for animal health and pasture productivity. AgriLife Extension typically recommends a combination of cultural practices, such as maintaining good pasture health, and chemical control...

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69th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course By Mario Villarino
Jul20

69th Annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course By Mario Villarino

The 69th annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course in Bryan-College Station will offer some cutting-edge ranch technology, along with basic beef cattle production information. The annual event is set for Aug. 7-9, with more than 1,900 cattle producers expected to come to the Texas A&M University campus, making it the largest event of its kind in the nation. The event is hosted by the Texas A&M...

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April Tips For The Garden From Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Mar29

April Tips For The Garden From Texas AgriLife Extension Service

Here are Texas A&M AgriLife recommendations for the garden in April: Prune spring-flowering shrubs soon after flowering. Keep the natural shape of the plant in mind as you prune, and avoid excessive cutting except where necessary to control size. Roses have high fertilizer requirements. For most soils, use a complete fertilizer for the first application just as new growth starts, then use ammonium sulfate, or other high nitrogen...

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Registration Now Open For Feb. 19 Twogether In Texas Marriage Education Workshop
Jan06

Registration Now Open For Feb. 19 Twogether In Texas Marriage Education Workshop

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hopkins County is offering Twogether in Texas Marriage education workshop for interested couples. The workshop is scheduled for Saturday, February 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the Extension Office, 1200 West Houston St., Sulphur Springs. Topics that will be covered during the Twogether in Texas marriage education workshop include marriage expectations, communication, conflict resolution,...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Goes to the State Fair
Sep22

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Goes to the State Fair

By Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health Agent, Hopkins County  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel will be on hand at the State Fair of Texas from Sept. 24 to Oct. 17 with teaching installations on food production systems, natural resource conservation, nutritious eating and youth education to improve Texans’ health.  Our agency’s presence at the fair provides a great...

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Cooks Up Classes
Aug16

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Cooks Up Classes

Johanna Hicks, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Family & Community Health, 1200-B West Houston Street, P.O.Box 518, Sulphur Springs, TX 75483 903-885-3443; phone 903-439-4909; Fax [email protected] By Johanna Hicks, B.S., M.Ed., Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Family & Community Health Agent Hopkins County residents enjoy good food. However, many recipes we see on Facebook and other internet sites are not necessarily the...

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A&M-COMMERCE PROFESSOR COORDINATES CALIFORNIA QUAIL TRANSLOCATION
May13

A&M-COMMERCE PROFESSOR COORDINATES CALIFORNIA QUAIL TRANSLOCATION

Assistant Professor and Director of Wildlife and Sustainable Agriculture Dr. Kelly Reyna is well-versed on quail, having studied the species for more than 20 years. In March, Reyna and his team successfully coordinated a translocation of 250 wild California Quail from Idaho to Texas in an effort to repopulate the area as quail native to Texas have declined by 80 percent since 1967. According to Reyna, the decline of quail, quail...

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