Bexar County employees take first steps in ‘Walk Across Texas’

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Angie Gutierrez, 210-631-0400, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Participants in Walk Across Texas in Bexar County gather outside the Bexar County Courthouse complex. More than 130 county employees participated in the…

Urban Wildlife Series programs will be June through August in San Antonio

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-631-0400, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas will…

“A champion for children & families… not only for his district, but the entire state” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I’m proud of the steps we’ve taken to protect…

New 4-H youth development assistant named for Bexar County

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Nelda Lebya Speller, 210-631-0400, nlspeller@ag.tamu.edu Caroline McLaren, 210-631-0400, caroline.mclaren@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – Caroline McLaren is the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service 4-H assistant…

4-H Family Nights in Bexar County encourage at-risk minorities toward higher education

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, Melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – For the past three years, family night events presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service…

Taste of Fiesta program April 28 in San Antonio

AgriLife Extension program will focus on peppers, salsa Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 21-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu Angie Gutierrez, 210-631-0400, aogutierrez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension…

Central Texans getting more than fair share of oak pollen

Experts say pollen counts significantly higher than average   Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Daphne Richards, 512-854-9600, drichards@ag.tamu.edu David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu AUSTIN – Central Texas allergy sufferers are…

Program March 31 in San Antonio to address garden, landscape planting in South Texas

  Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – A program titled “Planting Tips for South Texas” will be held from noon to 2 p.m.…

Ag Symposium April 17 in San Antonio will provide cost-saving tips

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-631-0400, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bexar County will present the 2018 Ag Symposium “Putting $…

“Blow to leftist Democrats & pro-illegal alien advocates.” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I definitely think that what we’ve got here is a good example that other states can…

San Antonio students travel to Padre Island to participate in beach cleanup

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Melinda Garcia, 210-631-0400, Melinda.garcia@ag.tamu.edu PADRE ISLAND – More than 50 students and parents from 4-H programs at Leal Middle School, Harlandale High School…

Estate Planning Workshop slated for April 5 in Leon Springs

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Sam Womble, 210-631-0400, sam.womble@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – An Estate Planning Workshop will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 5 in the Holiday Room…

Youth get ‘buzz’ on bugs at Insect Expo in New Braunfels

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contacts: Molly Keck, 210-631-0400, mekeck@ag.tamu.edu Wizzie Brown, 512-854-9600, ebrown@ag.tamu.edu NEW BRAUNFELS — More than 1,000 fourth-graders from New Braunfels and Comal independent school districts attended…

Take a Stand program helps youth learn how to deal with bullying

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Angel Lawshea, 210-631-0400, angel.lawshea@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – More than 200 students in kindergarten, first and second grade at Mildred Baskin Elementary School in San…

AgriLife Extension, others set schedule for 2018 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

Exhibits, activities, presentations will be at H-E-B Little Buckaroo Farms tent on show grounds Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-631-0400, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO — The Texas A&M…

Sunbrite shines as ‘rodeo tomato’ for 2018 San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – The 2018 “rodeo tomato” has been selected and this year’s choice is the Sunbrite variety, said David…

Applications being accepted for children’s gardening program at Hardberger Park

Writer: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu Contact: David Rodriguez, 210-631-0400, dhrodriguez@ag.tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – Applications are being accepted for participation in the spring Phil Hardberger Park Children’s Vegetable Garden program at…

Rainwater harvesting, turf management training set for Feb. 22-23 in Kyle and San Antonio

Contact: John W Smith, 979-845-2761, johnwsmith@tamu.edu Reagan Hejl, 979-845-5252, Reagan.hejl@tamu.edu Dr. Diane Boellstorff, 979-458-3562, dboellstorff@tamu.edu Ben Wherley, 979-845-1591, b-wherley@tamu.edu Lee Marlowe, 210-302-3624, lmarlow@sara-tx.org Nick Dornak, 512-245-6697, nickdornak@plumcreekwatershed.org KYLE/SAN ANTONIO –…

AgriLife Extension employees in South Central Texas earn top agency award

Superior Service Award garnered by personnel in Bexar, Gonzales, Uvalde, Wilson counties Contact: Paul Schattenberg, 210-859-5752, paschattenberg@ag.tamu.edu BRYAN — Employees of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service serving the South…

AgriLife Extension Superior Service awards presented to agency faculty, staff

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Lara Burhenn, 979-845-5771, lara.burhenn@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Select faculty and staff of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service received the agency’s Superior Service Award…