Texas A&M AgriLife Extension programs targeted to producers of crops and forages are increasing profitability and productivity of farmers, thereby helping to build and sustain rural economies and support jobs.
Extension programs in crop production promote best practices that lead to reduced irrigation, safer pest management and improved profitability of agricultural enterprises. This benefits Texas as a whole by contributing to the quality and quantity of water resources and enhancing both agricultural competitiveness and rural economies
Participants in Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service cancer prevention programs lean ways to reduce their risk of developing many forms of cancer. When participants adopt behaviors that reduce cancer risks, the public benefits through reduced public health care costs and increased productivity
These nutrition program teach low-income audiences to prepare nutritious means, stretch their food resources, improve their food safety practices, and participate in regular physical activity. This not only improves the quality of life and reduces the risk of chronic disease for participants, but also lowers public health care costs
Latest Vice Chancellor Update COVID-19 update: no change in guidance March 9, 2021 Other Vice Chancellor Updates Update—COVID testing requirement COVID-19 testing requirement extended to AgriLife Extension, AgriLife Research in BCS COVID-19 Update: Return-to-work plans, effective January 4, 2021 COVID-19 update: testing, alternative work locations, and events guidance Updated guidance related to COVID-19 safety COVID-19… Read More →
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service recently presented its Superior Service Awards, the highest employee honor conferred by the agency.