Category Archives: FCH

ABC Child Care Conference Feb 23

The ABC Child Care Conference will be held on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at Wharton County Junior College Pioneer Center in Wharton, Texas. Check in begins at 7:30 a.m. and the program is from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Seven clock hours will be provided. Participants must stay the entire day to receive full credit. No partial credit can be given. The registration deadline is February 1, 2019. The registration fee is $60.00. There will be NO on-site registration. For more information, please call 281-239-1531 or email

Food Handlers Safety Class March 15

The “Texas Food Establishment Rules (TFER)” was revised and updated and made effective October 11, 2015. A major change in the revision now requires all food employees to complete an accredited Food Handlers Training Program within 60 days of employment, effective September 16, 2016. A food handlers course accredited by the Texas Department of State Health Services is being offered by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Services of Wharton County.  Food Safety: It’s In Your Hands is scheduled for Thursday, March 15, 2018 starting at 4:00pm at the Extension… Read More →

Food Manager Certification Training Mar 26-27

The Food Manager 2-Day Certification Training will take place March 26-27, 2018 at the Wharton County Extension Office. This exciting, hands-on food safety course will equip you with the latest in food safety principles and practices and will help prepare you for the National Certified Food Manager Examination. The cost of this course is $125.00 and includes the course, national certification examination, coursebook, and all course materials. Click here to download the Registration Form Mail completed registration form with your check or money order by March 9, 2018… Read More →

Free Water Well Testing Wharton County Nov. 28

Free well water testing for Wharton County continues – November 28th collection date November 15, 2017 Corrie Bowen, 979-532-3310   WHARTON — “Wharton County area residents who want to have their well water tested should pick up a free water sampling test kit from their local Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office”, said Corrie Bowen , Ag Extension Agent of Wharton County. Wharton County area residents have another opportunity to have their well water tested to see if it has been contaminated by flooding from Hurricane Harvey…. Read More →

Assistance Available for Water Well Repairs

Recovering from Hurricane Harvey: Assistance Available to Help With Water Well Repairs October 20, 2017 Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County I want to reach out to my Ag Extension clientele to tell you about a program in Wharton County that is available to Wharton County flood victims.  Last week the Wharton County Commissioners Court approved to utilize some donated funds to help Wharton County flood victims recover from Hurricane Harvey.  The funds will be used in two ways: To pay for well water tests through November… Read More →