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May 24, 2024

Chigger season tips to beat the itch

AgriLife Extension entomologist talks all things chiggers, from why they make you itch to ways to avoid them

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May 23, 2024

International themed cooking class will be on June 6 in Waco

Class teaches nutritional cooking using international dishes

May 16, 2024

Mosquito season: How to control and prevent bites

Texas A&M AgriLife entomologist discusses all things mosquitoes – from types to tips to protect yourself

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May 7, 2024

‘¡Si, Yo Puedo Controlar Mí Diabetes!’ management program starts May 21 in Waco

Four-week course focuses on diabetes control and healthy living.

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May 7, 2024

Professional food manager training will be May 21-22 in Lubbock

Certification course covers safe food preparation, handling, serving

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May 3, 2024

Home canning workshop will be held May 18 in Waco

Event topics include water bath and pressure canning

Fatty acid soft gel supplements
May 2, 2024

Researchers find unexpected link between essential fats and insulin aggregation

Some fatty acids can cause insulin to form toxic clumps in solution

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April 30, 2024

Back to the Basics mini symposium to be held May 11 in Claude

Program topics include baking with fresh milled wheat, sourdough bread and cheese making

April 19, 2024

Breaking down pollution

Study investigates biological degradation of PFAS in waste

April 10, 2024

Healthy living with Texas Master Wellness

Texas Master Wellness program appreciates volunteers for reaching and engaging their communities

April 10, 2024

Researchers resolve old mystery of how phages disarm pathogenic bacteria

New study details long-sought mechanisms and structures

April 9, 2024

Texas A&M team working with Homeland Security to protect US food supply chain from threats

Safeguarding agricultural chains through research, innovation

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April 9, 2024

Turfgrass program leads through innovation

From backyards, football fields and golf courses, science is reshaping the turfgrass experience

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April 5, 2024

Texas A&M AgriLife Research, Charm Therapeutics receive new support to tackle high-value tuberculosis targets

Collaborators combine research, deep-learning tech for solutions

April 3, 2024

How do animals react to a solar eclipse?

Wildlife responses vary from unbothered to anxious

April 3, 2024

Health benefits from being in nature topic of April 17 OneOp webinar

Event discusses ways participants can enjoy the outdoors and physical activity

March 29, 2024

Cooking class for families set for April 16 in Waco

Cooking demos, food tastings will be among event activities

March 25, 2024

Safety tips for watching solar eclipse in Texas

March 25, 2024

Eggs to dye for, eggs to eat

What to keep in mind before you buy eggs for Easter

March 22, 2024

Do Well, Be Well With Hypertension program begins April 3 in Waco

AgriLife Extension program focuses on controlling high blood pressure through diet