Real Learning for Real Life

District 12 is the southernmost district in Texas for A&M AgriLife Extension. It includes 20 counties and 19 county offices, supported by a District headquarters at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center at Weslaco. A&M AgriLife Extension established a headquarters in Weslaco in 1948, using district-based specialists to support applied research, demonstration projects, and educational programs to support and benefit the agricultural industry of South Texas through county-based programs. Today, it continues it’s mission to support agriculture, families, and youth of South Texas with it’s technical expertise, training, and educational programs.

Our Mission

To improve the lives of people, businesses, and communities across Texas and beyond through high quality, relevant education.

What's Happening in District 12:

  • Family & Consumer Science camp on May 16 will target Alice high school students about pursuing academics and a career in this field.
  • District 12 Agents to meet in Laredo on May 14-15.
  • District 4-H Shotgun match is today in Mission.
  • District 12 4-H Roundup to be hosted on Saturday, May 3 in Rio Grande City.
  • Conservation and Technical Assistance Program Tuesday April 29 at Hoblitzelle Auditorium.

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