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

Publication

This publication discusses how to retail your beef to a direct-to-consumer market.

Publication

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

Publication

Esta publicación de dos páginas cubre cómo los funcionarios locales de manejo de emergencias se han preparado para responder a los desastres en su comunidad, ya sea que ocurran de forma natural, provocados por el hombre o sean el resultado de una amenaza nacional.

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.
Program

Texas Rural Leadership Program provides adult leadership and community development for rural individuals, communities, organizations, and regions.

Program

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

Program

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

Course

The Generation Next curriculum targets new landowners, those who are inheriting land, or those who are looking to start a new agricultural operation on an existing ranch.

Course

The Battleground to Breaking Ground Traditional Program will educate participants in business planning and production agriculture topics based on their chosen agriculture enterprise(s). In addition, you will be required to participate in Hands-On Learning (HOL) hours mentorships, field days, and hands-on learning events.

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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  • Course

    The Generation Next curriculum targets new landowners, those who are inheriting land, or those who are looking to start a new agricultural operation on an existing ranch.

  • Course

    The Battleground to Breaking Ground Traditional Program will educate participants in business planning and production agriculture topics based on their chosen agriculture enterprise(s). In addition, you will be required to participate in Hands-On Learning (HOL) hours mentorships, field days, and hands-on learning events.

  • 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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    County budgets can be complicated but provide for county services for citizens. Tax Assessor-Collectors and their staffs will understand the basic responsibilities of a budget officer, recognize the procedures for planning a budget and identify the fees, expenses, and methods of collecting costs for providing services.

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