Better Living for Texans

Better Living for Texans

Better Living for Texans (BLT) is a nutrition education program for adults and children that are SNAP participants and SNAP eligible. The BLT program helps people make healthy meals, improve their physical fitness, save money at the grocery store, grow their own foods, and adopt better food safety habits. To learn more about BLT programs, Click Here

Ellis County residents can reach the County Extension Agent by contacting the office at (972) 825-5175.

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The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources. These range from self-study activities to programs that you can attend. No matter the name, Extension programs are based on objective, research-based, practical information that you can use today.  We invite you to explore the Ellis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service website to find informative articles, resources, volunteer programs, youth development opportunities, healthy lifestyle suggestions, and more.


Water Safety Tips

Before hitting the waves or diving into the pool this summer, keep these water safety tips in mind for safe & healthy fun in the sun!

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More Resources for Texans

Texas A&M AgriLife Learn offers a robust selection of documents and information sheets, many of which offer a FREE downloadable version, as well as available books and other materials that expand on the topic(s).

Click Here to access AgriLife Learn.

Repository for dated documents.

Click Here to access the Ellis County AgriLife Extension Service Repository

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