Life & Health

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has a variety of materials, programs and resources for promoting the lives and health of Texans. These include an array of nutrition, health and wellness materials and programs for both youth and adult audiences, including many community-driven programs.

Related Departments: Food Science & Technology, Nutrition

Managing phage therapy to help save lives

Study shows how phages fight multidrug-resistant pathogens Scientists with the Texas A&M College of Agriculture and Life Sciences were among those providing the biochemical tools needed to help save a man’s life through a unique emergency intervention in 2016. Now those Center for Phage Technology scientists in the Texas A&M Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics,…

Better Living for Texans

Better Living for Texans program provides research and evidence-based nutrition, health and wellness knowledge to empower individuals, families, and communities to make positive changes for healthier lives.

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Publications

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Mantenga a su familia segura y preparada para eventos inesperados o emergencias, como desastres naturales, cortes de energia o incendios. Este libro de cocina Dinner Tonight contiene recetas para tres dias que se pueden preparar facilmente con una preparacion, ingredientes y recursos minimos. (24 paginas)

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Keep your family safe and prepared for unexpected events or emergencies, such as natural disasters, loss of power, or fires. This Dinner Tonight cookbook contains three days' worth of recipes that can easily be made with minimal preparation, ingredients, and resources. (24 pages)

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These recipe cards are available to those agents and BLT assistants who conduct the Growing and Nourishing Healthy Communities Garden Course for BLT programming purposes. Each packet contains 5 sets of each of the 17 versions.

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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The Texas 4-H Natural Resources Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about wildlife, forestry, water conservation and more.

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The Texas 4-H Family & Community Health Program provides a variety of resources and opportunities to learn about nutrition, interior design, consumer education and more.

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Texas 4-H Youth Ambassador program is for high school 4-H members looking to develop and practice advanced skills in a variety of 4-H program areas.

Courses

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This course will introduce learners to critical leadership concerns and how managers can build and support high-performing teams.

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This course will help learners challenge themselves to identify the leadership skills they currently possess and the skills that are deemed vital to future success.

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This course improves the learners’ abilities to promote and connect with stakeholders and utilize social media platforms and tools to improve marketing.

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    This course provides learners with an overview of the primary functions of management. Learners will be able to review basic management fundamentals and explore team-building strategies.

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    This course will provide learners with an understanding of basic financial literacy. Learners will cover subjects like accounting, financial decision-making, and basic financial principles.

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    This course provides learners with an overview of strategic human resource management principles, demonstrates an understanding of federal and state regulations, and explores principles of risk management.

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    This course will introduce learners to critical leadership concerns and how managers can build and support high-performing teams.

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    This course will help learners challenge themselves to identify the leadership skills they currently possess and the skills that are deemed vital to future success.

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