Amarillo Research and Extension Center

District Office
wheat field


Serving the Texas High Plains and state through research and education in environmental systems management, our outreach programs and services provide quality, relevant ‘real learning for real life’ for the people and communities of the Panhandle.


Joshua Brooks
District Extension Administrator
Address: 6500 Amarillo Blvd. West
Amarillo, TX 79106

The broad mission of the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo, a unit of The Texas A&M University System, is to serve the citizens of Texas, the nation and world through research, education and service, which create vital economic, environmental and societal benefits.

Our programs in the Panhandle will achieve and maintain pre-eminence in Texas and nearby states in topics relevant to the communities we serve:

  • cattle feedlot nutrition
  • water and air quality for concentrated animal feeding operations
  • wheat breeding and genetics
  • precision agriculture
  • integrated crop and livestock production systems
  • irrigation water management
  • crop physiology
  • plant pathology
  • integrated pest management for grain crops

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