Executive Summaries

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a unique education agency that provides programs, tools and resources on a local and statewide level that teach people how to improve agriculture and food production, advance health practices, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enrich youth.

With 250 county offices serving Texans in all 254 counties, county Extension agents and specialists serve families, youth, communities and businesses throughout the state.

Learn more about our agency and our mission:

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    Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service helps Texans better their lives through science-based educational programs designed to improve the overall health and wellness of individuals, families, and communities.

  • Volunteers raking dead grass at the Texas A&M Gardens

    Volunteers are local residents who possess an interest in a particular
    subject. Each year, more than 80,000 volunteers partner with Texas A&M AgriLife
    Extension professionals.

  • Two girls in riding gear talking while holding their horses

    More than 46,000 Texas youth participate in 4-H community clubs in Texas. Over 156,000 are involved in 4-H through extracurricular opportunities, in after school programs or at neighborhood youth centers.