County extension agents’ work highlighted


AgriLife Extension District Manger Donald Kelm, top left, gives Limestone County Commissioners an update on the county’s two extension agents, David Groschke and Vanessa Casad, at the court’s July 28 meeting. Also at left is County Clerk Peggy Beck, taking minutes; at right, from top, are Emergency Management Director Matt Groveton, Commissioners Bobby Forrest and Jerry Allen, County Judge Daniel Burkeen and Commissioner William ‘Pete’ Kirven. Not shown is Commissioner John McCarver. Mexia News photo/Roxanne McKnight

By Roxanne McKnight
Staff Writer
Limestone County commissioners heard a report on the recent activities of the county’s two AgriLife Extension Agents, David Groschke and Vanessa Casad at the July 28 commissioners court meeting.
AgriLife District Extension Administrator Donald Kelm made the report, first expressing appreciation for the court’s support for the program.
“On behalf of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, I just want to take this opportunity to tell you how much we appreciate the support that you provide the extension program here in Limestone County. … None of (this) would be available to the youth here in Limestone County if it wasn’t for your support of Extension.”
He introduced a project called EarthKind Water Conservation that is being implemented in all 21 counties of District 8, which includes Limestone County.

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