We deliver research based, informal education focused on identified issues and needs to citizens of Waller county.
Education program areas include:
4-H & Youth Development:
Project activities exist for youth, 3rd-12th grades in agriculture, family & consumer sciences, shooting sports, leadership, community service, veterinary sciences, horticulture, livestock and more. Youth will develop new skills, learn cooperation, develop leadership abilities, improve their citizenship and have fun.
Cotton, grain sorghum, rice, corn, soybeans, forage and hay production, beef cattle management, equine industries,
pesticide use and safety, and alternative agricultural enterprises.
Better Living for Texans:
The goal of the Better Living for Texans program and the USDA’s Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is to provide educational programs that increase the likelihood that SNAP recipients will make healthy food choices consistent with the most recent
dietary advice as reflected in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
Business and community development services targeted to limited resource families and
individuals, housing and health fairs, and small-business consultation.
Expanded Food Nutrition
Education Program (EFNEP):
EFNEP is a nationally recognized nutrition education program funded by USDA’s Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service to provide food and nutrition education to vulnerable limited resource families and youth.
Family and Consumer Sciences:
Food and nutrition, food safety, food preservation, diabetes education, elder care, financial management, parenting skills, clothing and textiles, Child Care Provider Education, and Fathers Reading Every Day.
Ornamental landscape management of trees, shrubs, annuals and perennials, and turf grass. Landscape water conservation. Garden management including fruits, vegetables, and herbs. Related pest and disease identification and control.
Urban Youth Development:
Conflict resolution, skills for success (job skills), character education, teen parenting, alcohol, drugs, high school financial planning, nutrition and other family and consumer sciences related programs.