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AgriLife Provides CARES Act Training and Outreach for Ag Producers Affected by COVID-19

AgriLife Extension assists Texans in production agriculture Texas A&M AgriLife provides CARES Act training and outreach for agricultural producers affected by COVID-19 pandemic MAY 20, 2020 The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in collaboration with the office of Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, will be providing educational outreach and training to help producers of agricultural commodities throughout the state understand and acquire federal assistance to help them recover financially from the COVID-19 pandemic. Patrick J. Stover, Ph.D., vice chancellor of Texas A&M AgriLife, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and… Read More →

South TX Ag Symposium Online Training April 14

South Texas Ag Symposium online program set for April 14 By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County   Due to concerns with COVID-19, the 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium will be conducted online on April 14. The Ag Symposium is an annual webinar, broadcasted out of the Research and Extension Center-Corpus Christi, that Wharton County has entertained live audiences for the past several years.  The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing us from doing things, normally. The Extension Office is currently taking offices visits by appointment, and Agents currently… Read More →

South TX Ag Symposium Online Program April 14

South Texas Ag Symposium online program set for April 14 By Corrie Bowen County Extension Agent Wharton County   Due to concerns with COVID-19, the 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium will be conducted online on April 14. The Ag Symposium is an annual webinar, broadcasted out of the Research and Extension Center-Corpus Christi, that Wharton County has entertained live audiences for the past several years.  The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing us from doing things, normally. The Extension Office is currently taking offices visits by appointment, and Agents currently… Read More →

Ag Worker Essential Critical Infrastructure Authorization

AGRICULTURAL WORKER ESSENTIAL CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE AUTHORIZATION On March 19, 2020 the Department of Homeland Security identified the specific industries that comprise Critical Infrastructure Industries (available at https://www.cisa.gov/publication/guidance-essential-critical-infrastructure-workforce). Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller requested Texas Governor Greg Abbot recognize the agriculture industry as an essential industry which provides a service indispensable in the effort to protect our nation’s food supply. In a letter to Governor Abbott, Commissioner Miller stressed the significant role farmers and ranchers play during the COVID-19 health emergency. If you are an Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker,… Read More →

AgriLife Extension Provides Online Auxin Training

https://agrilifetoday.tamu.edu/2020/03/23/agrilife-extension-provides-auxin-ceu-training-online/ COVID-19 might have much of the world social distancing, but agricultural crops still must be planted, and producers still have regulations to follow. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is ready to help the process. Agricultural producers needing auxin training can still turn to AgriLife Extension for their continuing education credits, CEUs, despite the COVID-19 cancellation of all in-person meetings and trainings. This auxin training qualifies for one CEU of laws and regulations. To receive a certificate of completion for the course, participants must obtain a score of 100% on… Read More →