Welcome to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Cameron County


What is Extension?

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas A&M University System linked by a unique partnership between the nationwide United States Department of Agriculture’s Cooperative System and the Cameron County Commissioners Court. Our Cameron County office is located in the San Benito Annex Building on 1390 W. Expressway 83, San Benito, TX 78586.

Our Mission

The Texas A&M Extension Service in Cameron County strives to provide relevant, quality outreach as well as 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 service 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, lifelong learning, and volunteerism. To best address issues within Cameron County, Extension Service works cooperatively with the 10 Universities and 8 state agencies of the Texas A&M University System and other state-local agencies

Take a look at the work the Texas A&M Extension Office in Cameron County conducts in the community by clicking the link below:


2024 Texas Community Futures Forum

Developing educational programs based on community needs is the foundation of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension’s success.

Our ability to meet educational needs depends on knowing what citizens see as their issues that impact their lives. There is no way to know the answers to these questions unless they are asked. The Texas Community Futures Form (TCFF) is designed to do just this.

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