Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton will celebrate 50 years as the agricultural science and education headquarters for East Texas on July 12.
A ceremony is planned at 1:15 p.m. at the center, 1710 N. Farm-to-Market Road 3053, to recognize the half-century of research that has helped guide cattle, forage, ornamental plant, and fruit and vegetable production and Extension outreach programs to educate producers and the public about recommended best practices.
The program and reception is open to the public and will include a presentation focused on the historical importance of the Overton center and a keynote address by Texas A&M University System Chancellor John Sharp.
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