Registration opens for Hill County Master Gardener training class

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 26, 2022 The Hill County Master Gardener program is now registering participants for its 2022 intern program. The Master Gardener program is a volunteer development program offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service. It is designed to increase the availability of horticultural information and improve quality of life through educational horticultural … Continue reading Registration opens for Hill County Master Gardener training class

“Generation Next: Our Turn To Ranch” now registering

Editor: Shannon Cottongame January 5, 2022 The Generation Next: Our Turn to Ranch online course is open for registration. The 12-week program, offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, runs from January 24-April 17. The cost is $300, and preregistration is required at https://tx.ag/GenNextOurTurntoRanch. The series is limited to the first 100 registrants. The … Continue reading “Generation Next: Our Turn To Ranch” now registering

Hill County Extension Office welcomes new FCH agent

Editor: Shannon Cottongame December 15, 2021 Rachel Esquivel The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is welcoming Rachel Esquivel, the new Family and Community Health (FCH) agent for Hill County. Esquivel is from Penelope and has been in Hill County most of her life, moving away to attend college at Texas A&M University in College Station. … Continue reading Hill County Extension Office welcomes new FCH agent

Farm and Ranch Seminar set in Bosque County

Editor: Shannon Cottongame November 24, 2021 A multi-county Farm and Ranch Seminar for farmers and ranchers conducted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in District 8 is scheduled for Thursday, December 9. The District 8 Farm and Ranch Seminar will be offered at 14 locations across Central Texas. The Bosque County Extension Office will … Continue reading Farm and Ranch Seminar set in Bosque County

2021 First Bale Award presented to Gerik Farms

Reporter: Ellie Mahan November 17, 2021 Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hill County presented its annual First Bale Award to D&L Gerik Farms Monday, November 8. The award recognizes a cotton producer having the first ginned bale of cotton grown in Hill County. This year, the honor went to Paul Gerik, owner of D&L … Continue reading 2021 First Bale Award presented to Gerik Farms

Small steps help prevent diabetes

November 17, 2021 In November, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension recognizes National Diabetes Month. Created by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, this year’s slogan is “Small Steps, Big Difference” and focuses on changes that can help prevent diabetes. “Making several changes in lifestyle, like improving eating and exercise habits, can feel … Continue reading Small steps help prevent diabetes