Welcome to Cameron County

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 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 2012    Making A Difference 2013    Making A Difference 2014

Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter October 2013 – January 2014
Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter February 2014 – May 2014
Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter June 2014 – September 2014
Cameron County Extension Quarterly Newsletter November 2014 – January 2015

RSS Extension Disaster Education Network

  • Disaster Assistance Programs from the USDA Farm Service Agency
    The Farm Service Agency provides assistance for natural disaster losses, resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other disasters.
  • Wildfire Mitigation
    Texas A&M Forest Service is committed to continuous wildfire mitigation and prevention programs that reduce hazardous conditions, which lower the risks from wildfires.