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  • ‘Take a Stand’ program stands up to bullies
    Dec 15‘Take a Stand’ program stands up to bullies

    COLUMBUS, Texas – Studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association show that nearly one-third of all U.S. public school students reported that they experienced bullying, either as a target or a perpetrator. “Bullying is a huge issue among our youth, and it can leave ‘scars’ that many victims carry with them for a […]

  • Electron-beam technology a better way to sanitize ebola waste?
    Nov 10Electron-beam technology a better way to sanitize ebola waste?

    AgriLife Scientist: eBeam sanitization could be cheaper and ‘greener’ Writer: Robert Burns, 903-312-3199, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — Dr. Suresh D. Pillai doesn’t want to sensationalize the use of electron beam technology by solely talking about using it to sanitize ebola virus contaminated equipment and wastewater. However, he said, it could be much safer and more […]

  • Military caregiving an emerging issue
    Nov 06Military caregiving an emerging issue

    AgriLife Extension aids in Military Families Learning Network Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Andy Crocker, 806-677-5600, ABCrocker@ag.tamu.edu Rachel Brauner,979.845.1553, rbrauner@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is leading the way to help caregivers for almost a quarter-million service members who have returned from recent military deployments with traumatic brain injuries, post-traumatic stress […]

  • Bexar County Youth Gardens program introduces urban kids to gardening, nature
    Nov 04Bexar County Youth Gardens program introduces urban kids to gardening, nature

    AgriLife Extension program provides variety of seasonal, year-long youth activities SAN ANTONIO – While many youth activities have slowed down with the end of summer and in anticipation of the holidays, this fall the Bexar County Youth Gardens program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has continued to provide fun and educational activities. “Throughout […]

  • Human wellness goal of new initiative from AgriLife Extension, Scott & White
    Nov 03Human wellness goal of new initiative from AgriLife Extension, Scott & White

    TEMPLE — A state adult education agency and a major regional healthcare entity are joining forces to help improve the health of residents in the Central Texas area served by the two. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service based in College Station and Scott & White Health Plan based in Temple have forged an agreement […]