Welcome to Wise County

Just north of the heart of the Fort Worth metropolitan area, and less than an hour from DFW International Airport, Wise County provides convenient access to any product your heart desires. But what makes Wise County out of the ordinary is our community culture.

Come and visit Wise County. You can shop in our stores, study our history, and meet some friendly people. Take a look at our homes, new and old, and you will be amazed at the value. Visit our banks where you get to talk to a real, live banker that can handle your financial needs in a personal way. And don’t worry if you fall in love with our way of life because, whether for a day or a lifetime, you’re welcome in Wise County.


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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

is a unique education agency with a statewide network of professional educators, trained volunteers, and county offices. It reaches into every Texas county to address local priority needs. Some of our major efforts are in mitigating drought impacts; conserving water use in homes, landscapes, and production agriculture; improving emergency management; enhancing food security; and protecting human health through education about diet, exercise, and disease prevention and management.

AgriLife Extension demonstrates the latest technology and best practices to improve the state’s food and fiber system, which serves all Texas consumers and contributes nine percent of the gross domestic product. Texas 4-H, our primary youth program, engages some 600,000 youth every year in learning projects, leadership development, and community service.

Collaborative programs enable extension educators and their partners to extend resources and prevent duplication of services. In total, extension personnel and extension-trained volunteers achieved nearly 23 million direct teaching contacts, including distance education via the Web, in fiscal year 2015.

Vision:

  • Help Texans better their lives

Mission:

  • Through the application of science-based knowledge, we create high-quality, relevant continuing education that encourages lasting and effective change

Capabilities:

  • We provide programs, tools, and resources —local and statewide — that teach people how to improve agriculture and food production, advance health practices, protect the environment, strengthen our communities, and enrich youth.

Path to the Plate

Making the connection between agriculture and health

Become informed. Learn more about agriculture, the food we eat, and the connection to our health. https://pathtotheplate.tamu.edu/

Path to the Plate is a comprehensive, educational approach to providing relevant, current, and factual information to consumers. Our goal is to educate consumers so they can make informed decisions when it comes to agriculture and their health.

Path to the Plate is an unbiased examination of agriculture, the food we eat, and the connection to our health. The program is designed to deliver correct, research-based information via a variety of methods.

The overarching goal of the Path to the Plate program is for all Texans to make informed decisions based on truthful and accurate information. More specific objectives of the program include:

  • To work with organizations, agencies, communities and individuals to provide Texans with a wealth of information and perspectives so they may make better informed decisions about the food they eat.
  • To present the important role of agriculture in our daily lives – from production to harvest to how it arrives at your table.
  • To deliver correct, research-based information in order to educate the consumer in regards to agriculture and health.

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