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The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo

Serving the Texas Panhandle and beyond

What We Do

The Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Amarillo serves the Texas High Plains, the state and the country with multilateral initiatives in agriculture, life sciences and natural resources research, extension and education.

Looking for AgriLife Extension services?

Our center is the administrative office for District 1 of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, encompassing 22 counties of the Texas Panhandle. For general inquiries and assistance from AgriLife Extension experts, please contact your county office.

If you are searching for overviews of AgriLife Extension programs housed at our center in Amarillo, please visit our Extension program page.

AgriLife Research at Amarillo

Signature research programs at Amarillo include beef cattle nutrition and health, wheat breeding and genetics, irrigation water management, and water-limited forages.

Our research portfolio also includes plant physiology, plant pathology, entomology, soil science, and environmental engineering.

Selected AgriLife Extension Programs


Crop performance data and management information on Texas commodity crops.

Agricultural Economics

Agribusiness statistics, profitability analyzers, and business assistance for producers in AgriLife Extension District I and statewide.  

Family and Community Health

A statewide offering of science-based educational programs for health and wellness among Texans, our families, and communities.

Crop and Crop Management Publications at OakTrust

Our latest agronomy publications and bulletins on emerging best practices in crop management have moved into Texas A&M’s OakTrust Library — a digital repository for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service publications online.

Find publications on the following and more at OakTrust:

  • Pest and weed control information
  • Guidance on planting
  • Crop production best practices
  • More
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