Avocados, high in vitamins and nutritional benefits, have become a multi-purpose fruit that can be used to make guacamole, added to salads, put on sandwiches, and can even act as a replacement to butter on your toast. While optimal growing conditions for the fruit are in southern states such as California, Florida, Hawaii, and the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, it is a widely consumed commodity in Texas due to its unique flavor and popularity in Tex-Mex foods.
For Texans and others wanting to improve their health and wellness as well as learn about common illnesses and disease prevention, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers several online educational courses that can be taken from the comfort of their home or office.
The courses are available for both professionals seeking to meet state-mandated requirements or for everyday people wanting to learn more about a variety of health topics, said Dr. Ninfa Pena-Purcell, AgriLife Extension health specialist, College Station. They were developed by AgriLife Extension and Texas A&M University System faculty. [Read more…] about AgriLife Extension offers self-paced, affordable online health, wellness courses
From fence laws to utilizing new technologies to manage beef cattle herds, Texas A&M AgriLife experts will share the latest at the 2019 Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention scheduled for March 29-31 in Fort Worth.
The convention will be held at the Fort Worth Convention Center, 1201 Houston St.