AgriLife Extension | Life
Courtney Davis: Aging and exercise should go hand in hand
I attended recent presentation by our own Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program specialist for gerontology health, Andrew Crocker, who stressed the importance of physical activity, especially as we age. Being physically active can allow people to do the things they enjoy, stay independent as they age and produce long-term physical and mental health benefits.
Jessica Kimbro: Area student competes in food event at fair with TV chef
Courtney Davis: Alternatives offered as 'sugar season' begins
Janet Laminack: Still not too late to prepare plants for winter
If you have horticulture questions, contact the Master Gardener Help Desk at 940-349-2892 or via email at master. gardener@dentoncounty. com.
David Annis: Beware the fall armyworm as infestations can cause major damage to fields, pastures
What has an inverted "Y" on its face and can mow down a newly emerged field in less than a night? It's not a bird. It's not a plane. It's a fall armyworm. Armyworm outbreaks are difficult to predict but infestations seem to occur in portions of the state every year especially after rains in the early fall.
Janet Laminack: Master gardeners prepare for Fall Garden Fest on Oct. 14
To inspire and educate you, the Denton County Master Gardener Association is hosting its annual Fall Garden Fest on Saturday, Oct. 14.
Courtney Davis: Packing a healthy lunch for a healthy student
Packing a healthy lunch can help your kids succeed in school by making sure they get the nutrition they need to get throughout the day. Including the five food groups — proteins, vegetables, fruit, grains and dairy — will help children get the nutrition they need in order for their brains and bodies to grow.
Jessica Kimbro: America needs more true leaders
Youth say they need more encouragement from adults and more hands-on experiences that will help them build confidence and grow skills. 4-H gives young people experiences where they can learn by doing, grow from failure, express their ideas and lead.
Meeting to discuss establishment of deer, turkey food plots slated
The public is invited to learn how to establish cool-season food plots for deer and turkeys from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday at Rancho De La Roca, 2459 Blackjack Road West in Aubrey.