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Welcome to  Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Dimmit County

We are pleased that you have shown interest in finding out what we have to offer.

The purpose of Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Dimmit County is to educate residents in agriculture, environmental stewardship, family and consumer sciences, health, youth and adult life skills, leadership and community economic development.

We educate residents on improving their health, safety, productivity, and well-being; improving environmental stewardship and natural resources; contributing to their economic security and prosperity; making residents responsible, productive, and self-motivated youth and adults.

Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, reli-gion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.
The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agricul-ture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooper-ating. Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid, service or accommodation in order to participate in meetings are encouraged to contact the Extension Office at (830) 876-4216 for assistance. The information given herein is for educational purposes only. References to commercial products or trade names are made with the understanding that no discrimination is intended and no endorsement by Texas AgriLIFE Extension is implied

AgriLife Today

  • Soil mapping may indicate success of brush control method
    Feb 13Soil mapping may indicate success of brush control method

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Bill Rogers, 979-845-0317, wer@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Mapping the long-term reaction of woody plants to brush-control techniques can help landowners prioritize management practices to maximize the effectiveness of costly brush reduction, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Determining how soil texture impacts the resilience of a […]

  • Spring Ranch Management University set for April 4-8
    Feb 12Spring Ranch Management University set for April 4-8

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Larry Redmon, 979-845-4826, l-redmon@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION –The next Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Ranch Management University will be April 4-8, said Dr. Larry Redmon, Texas A&M University soil and crop sciences associate department head and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service program leader, in College Station. The Ranch Management […]

  • Texas 4-H center, Texas A&M Forest Service collaborate to improve facility safety
    Feb 12Texas 4-H center, Texas A&M Forest Service collaborate to improve facility safety

    LAKE BROWNWOOD – The Texas 4-H Conference Center at Lake Brownwood is now an even safer place to visit and hold events thanks to Texas A&M Forest Service, said center director Mark Carroll. Carroll said the center, which is run by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, is a 78-acre site on Lake Brownwood that […]

  • GLOBE program provides national, international experiences for 4-H youth
    Feb 11GLOBE program provides national, international experiences for 4-H youth

    Activities aim to open youth’s eyes to hunger, poverty and humanitarian action COLLEGE STATION — Texas 4-H has announced a new international program, Global Leadership Opportunities Beyond Education, or GLOBE, a comprehensive two-tiered citizenship and leadership program for 4-H members in grades 6-12. “The program is designed to engage intermediate and senior 4-H youth to […]

  • Agronomic, irrigation management key to maximizing corn yields
    Feb 11Agronomic, irrigation management key to maximizing corn yields

    Writer: Kay Ledbetter, 806-677-5608, skledbetter@ag.tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jourdan Bell, 806-677-5600, Jourdan.bell@ag.tamu.edu AMARILLO – While producers cannot control the environment during the growing season, they can control the agronomics and irrigation, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. Bell, speaking at the High Plains Irrigation Conference and Trade Show recently, said […]