Overton Research and Extension Center

District Office
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The Overton Research and Extension Center was established in 1967 to house personnel and programs of the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station and Texas Cooperative Extension for the purpose of addressing the needs of East Texas and its citizens. Research and extension education in agriculture, family and consumer sciences, youth and economic development constitute the programs. Research is conducted on agricultural topics pertinent to the East Texas ecosystem.

The center also has an agricultural health partnership with the UT Health – Southwest Center for Agricultural Health, Injury Prevention, and Education


Shelia Harris
District Extension Administrator
Address: 1710 N FM 3053
Overton, TX 75684

Mon-Fri 8:00am-5:00pm

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