Agricultural Economics Extension
We are a leader in the development and delivery of innovative educational and applied research programs that meet the economic decision support needs of targeted audiences and stakeholders in the state of Texas, regionally and nationally. Our mission is to engage people in the use of economic analysis in decision making involving producers, agribusinesses, policy makers, natural resources, and communities.
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We have Extension personnel across the state, performing economic analysis and providing resources to help Texans make decisions involving their agribusinesses, natural resources and communities.
Outreach Efforts and Flagship Programs
On AgriLife Today, the online archive for Texas A&M AgriLife and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, we provide news relating new and innovative research, academic programs, student experience, and Extension programming and outreach. We share news to improve lives, environments, scientific rigor and the Texas Economy. Read more department news on AgriLife Today.
Farmers advised to inspect grain bins after severe weather
With severe weather systems becoming more constant across the country, a team of multistate agricultural researchers found in a new study that grain bins need to be carefully scrutinized for structural safety, soundness and engineering integrity.
Economic value of fresh produce imports from Mexico to U.S. to exceed $53 billion by 2030
Fresh produce imports from Mexico, which are a major source of economic activity in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas and throughout the U.S., are expected to grow substantially in coming years, according to a recent report from the Center for North American Studies, CNAS, at Texas A&M University.
Research and Extension Centers
Our centers conduct innovative research to contribute information relating to key agribusiness market issues.
- Agribusiness, Food and Consumer Economics Research Center
- Agricultural and Food Policy Center
- Center for North American Studies
- Center on Conflict and Development
- Human Behavior Lab
We develop top-tier educational content, materials, and multimedia including online courses and publications to help our stakeholders make informed decisions.