Welcome to Cameron County


 Cameron County San Benito Annex

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas A & M University System linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide United States Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative System and the Cameron County Commissioners Court.

Our Mission: To provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the residents of Cameron County.

Extension brings the resources of the Texas A & M University system to Cameron County. Through field faculty, Extension provides unbiased information, educational programs, and technical assistance in the following core services areas: Agricultural and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H and Youth Development, and Coastal and Marine Resources. Extension values and promotes principles of citizen and community involvement, scientifically-based education, life long learning and volunteerism. It provides access to citizens in all counties and works cooperatively with the 10 Universities and 8 state agencies of the Texas A & M University System and other state local agencies to bring the necessary resources to Cameron County that will address local issues and solve local problems.

Extension Education in Cameron County

 Making A Difference 2011    Making A Difference 2012    Making A Difference 2013

Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter May 2013 – September 2013
 Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter October 2013 – January 2014

RSS Extension Disaster Education Network

  • Choosing and Using Insect Repellents
    To protect you and your family from diseases, such as West Nile Virus or Lyme disease, choose insect repellents wisely. Read through this online publication to find out more about insect repellents, including how to use them safely and common active ingredients.
  • Controlling Blow Flies
    Blow flies lay their eggs on animal remains and spread disease. To control blow flies, it is important to remove dead animals, dispose of them properly and use effective insecticides when necessary. Read more in this FREE online resource. Also available in Spanish. […]