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.
On June 5, 2015 President Obama declared 18 counties in Texas as a primary natural disaster area. This action is based on the Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding beginning May 4, 2015 and continuing. Click on the above link for additional information.