Cooperative Extension Program


Extension Agent- Webb County:

Ashley Megan Gastineau

Family & Consumer Sciences

Cooperative Extension Program


Welcome to the Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program

Prairie View A&M University Cooperative Extension Program delivers practical research-based knowledge in agriculture/ natural resources, youth development, community/economic development, and family and consumer sciences in counties 35 counties across Texas. We respond to the needs of underserved Texans through life changing opportunities in areas that empower families through life changing opportunities. Cooperative Extension Program agents and specialists respond not only with answers, but meet people where they are and move them along to the next level.

Family and Consumer Science:

The Family and Consumer Sciences component recognizes that strong families are important to a prosperous and productive society. The family is the major provider of joy, security, values and goals. The Extension staff works to plan and deliver research-based family focused programs to underserved clientele, but, not excluding other audiences, that will serve as a catalyst to improve the quality of living.

Programs focus in:

Health and Wellness

Nutrition and Childhood Obesity

Food Safety

Parenting

Financial/ Money Management


Weekly Tips:

Do you know what is the safe minimum inter temperature for cooking?

 

 

 

Source: http://fightbac.org


Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension Family & Consumer Sciences Agent presenting to the Herbbonville Community about Bullying on Tuesday June 20,2017.


Congrats to Carlos Aguilar Activity Center for completing the

Media Smart-Youth Program!

Within the 10 sessions, the youth learned:

THE IMPORTANCE TO INCREASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY

– RECOGNIZED MORE FRUITS AND VEGETABLES

– RECOGNIZED VITAMINS & MINERALS FROM WHOLE GRAINS

– UNDERSTAND MEDIA PRODUCTION AND AWARENESS

Congrats!


Presentation on Nutrition Tips to those future college students and current college students at the AHEC College Academy!  


For more information on up coming classes or to schedule a program contact:

Ashley Megan Gastineau

Phone: 956-523-5290

Address: 7209 E. Saunders St.. Ste 5

Laredo, TX 78041

Email: amgastineau@pvamu.edu

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Prairie View A&M Cooperative Extension- Webb County

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