Lifeblood for Small and Urban Farmers
Jun 30, 2019 04:39PM
Texas Agrilife is a resource that honors the historic Texas way of life and love for and dependence on the land. With a vast network of 250 county Extension offices and 900 professional educators, the expertise provided by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is available to every resident in every Texas county. There are 13 Texas Agrilife Extension centers around the state, and they serve their regions and communities by providing scientific and informational resources available from the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.
Program resources, teaching and extension services provide support for a diverse assortment of topics, including Crops and Soil, Disasters and Safety, Farming and Ranching for Profit, Fisheries and Pond Management, Health and Nutrition, Insects, Nature and Environment, Plants and Trees, Water, Wildlife, 4H clubs, and co-sponsorship of Texas Master Naturalists.
Two of their premier programs, Dinner Tonight and Path to the Plate, deal in-depth with farm to table and healthy and nutritious foods, providing easy-to-understand and access to nutrition information, recipes and help to know where our food comes from.
They also offer offer a large array of online and hands-on courses that are constantly being expanded to meet the needs of 21st-century learners and to provide solutions to Texas’ farming and ranching communities, as well as those interested in joining a variety of natural and food resources communities.
For more information, visit AgrilifeExtension.tamu.edu.