Business & Community

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has materials, programs and resources to support business and community development. Agency personnel are actively involved in their local communities, providing assistance through collaboration with local governments, businesses and service organizations.

Related Departments: Agricultural Economics, Agricultural Leadership, Education and Communications

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Texas 4-H Youth Entrepreneurship Project

The Youth Entrepreneurship Project is great for someone who is motivated and wants to learn business principles.
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Business & Community

Publications

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Sustainable agriculture takes into account multiple aspects of selling an agricultural product. This publication offers start-up tips and a list of resources for further information.

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This publication explains how to inspect a home aerobic treatment unit, disinfection unit, and spray field in order to complete reports Texas.

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This 8-page publication provides a simple, three-step method to estimate the density of prickly pear on your rangeland or pastures and the cost of control.

Programs

We offer numerous free and affordable programs on agriculture and natural resources, family and community health, economic health and youth development. We also offer many volunteer opportunities. Browse the list below.
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Texas Rural Leadership Program provides adult leadership and community development for rural individuals, communities, organizations, and regions.

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TALL is a comprehensive, two-year leadership enhancement study program of agricultural policies and environmental issues for emerging leaders in Texas agriculture.

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The AgriLife Extension Rural Student Success Initiative aims to increase the number of rural students enrolling in and completing a postsecondary certificate or degree program.

Courses

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The primary goal of QuickBooks education is to help farmers and ranchers improve their financial recording-keeping and analysis capabilities, thus allowing them to make better management decisions.

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This course is designed to explain the purpose of Special Inventory and give an overview of the process.

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The New County Tax Assessor-Collector & Chief Deputy Orientation Course is approved by the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas for 2 hours of continuing education, and if successfully completed within 90 days of taking office, this course satisfies the requirement to complete constitutional and statutory training.

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  • Course

    The primary goal of QuickBooks education is to help farmers and ranchers improve their financial recording-keeping and analysis capabilities, thus allowing them to make better management decisions.

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    This course is designed to explain the purpose of Special Inventory and give an overview of the process.

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    This course is for anyone working with the general public and has been approved by the Texas State Association for Fire and Emergency Districts (SAFE-D) for 1 hour of continuing education credit. Participants will review the basics of ethics and receive guidance to base decisions upon when faced with ethical issues.

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    The New County Tax Assessor-Collector & Chief Deputy Orientation Course is approved by the Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas for 2 hours of continuing education, and if successfully completed within 90 days of taking office, this course satisfies the requirement to complete constitutional and statutory training.

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    The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) can be difficult to administer. Employee situations can vary greatly and FMLA laws change frequently. This course provides an overview of the FMLA, the roles and responsibilities of both employers and employees, military leave and FMLA enforcement. (TDLR #27539)

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