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:

  • District 12 County Judges and Commissioners Conference set for December 11 in Laredo.
  • Citrus leaf samples are being collected at all valley Extension offices for testing of Citrus Greening virus. There is no charge.
  • Farm Bill Meeting draws close to 100 agricultural businesses.
  • East Wildlife Foundation hosts weeklong wildlife program for IDEA public schools.
  • New agents for Duval, La Salle, Zapata, and Frio Counties set for introduction to their counties next month.

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