Texas AgriLife Extension Service - Harris Countyupdated: September 2014

The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Harris County educates Texans in the areas of agriculture, environmental stewardship, youth and adult life skills, human capital and leadership, and community economic development. Extension offers the knowledge resources of the land-grant university system to educate Texans for self-improvement, individual action and community problem solving. the Texas AgriLife Extension Service is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS) linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide AgriLife Extension System and Texas County governments.

Extension values and promotes principles of citizen and community involvement, scientifically-based education, lifelong learning and volunteerism. Extension provides access to citizens in all 254 Texas counties and works cooperatively with the 10 universities and 8 state agencies of the Texas A&M University System and other state and local agencies to bring the necessary resources to Harris County that will address local issues and solve local problems.

Extension Mission: To provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Texas. The Texas AgriLife Extension Service brings the resources of the Texas A&M University System to Harris County. Through field-based faculty, Extension provides unbiased, research-based information, educational programs, and technical assistance.

Program Areas:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources Program
  • Community and Economic Development
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Fire Ants
  • 4H and Youth Development
  • Horticulture

Contact Texas AgriLife Extension Service - Harris County

Dr. Allen Malone
County Extension Director
3033 Bear Creek Dr
Houston, Texas  77084
Phone: 281-855-5600
Fax: 281-855-5638


Service Area

Services provided in:
  • Harris County, Texas

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