Welcome to the Harris County Extension Office

Due to the 2016 Tax Day flood, the Harris County office of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in the Addicks Reservoir was flooded, and we will not have access to it anytime soon. Our agents and staff are being housed in temporary quarters thanks to the efforts of Harris County Commissioners Court. Our main office phone number and email contacts still work. Thank you for your understanding.

We educate Texans in the areas of agriculture, environmental stewardship, youth and adult life skills, human capital and leadership, and community economic development. Extension offers the knowledge resources of the land-grant university system to educate Texans for self-improvement, individual action and community problem solving. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide AgriLife Extension System and Texas County governments.

Extension values and promotes principles of citizen and community involvement, scientifically-based education, lifelong learning and volunteerism. Extension provides access to citizens in all 254 Texas counties and works cooperatively with the 10 universities and 8 state agencies of the Texas A&M University System and other state and local agencies to bring the necessary resources to Harris County that will address local issues and solve local problems.

Extension Mission: To provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Texas. The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service brings the resources of the Texas A&M University System to Harris County. Through field-based faculty, Extension provides unbiased, research-based information, educational programs, and technical assistance.

Click here for a list of office agents and staff.

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