Agriculture & Natural Resources

Ellis County

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offers a diverse array of educational programs, activities, and resources. These range from self-study activities to programs that you can attend. No matter the name, Extension programs are based on objective, research-based, practical information that you can use today.  We invite you to explore the Ellis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service website to find informative articles, resources, volunteer programs, youth development opportunities, healthy lifestyle suggestions and more.


Asian Giant Hornet (Murder Hornet)

News stories have sparked the concern about the Asian Giant Hornet (AGH). Here is current information about the AGH and it’s presence – rather its lack of presence in Texas. Learn more about this insect and it’s look-a-likes: CLICK HERE


Can ticks and mosquitoes transmit the coronavirus?

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COVID-19 and Domestic Pets

Whether or not your pet can become infected with the COVID-19 virus has produced some confusion. While some reports have surfaced that pets cannot contract the virus, other reports say it is still possible. So what’s the truth? CLICK HERE to read full article.

You can also learn more from the American Veterinary Medical Association, Click Here on what you (and Veterinarians) need to know about COVID-19 and animals/pets.

AgriLife TODAY is a great resource for current and up-to-date information on topics impacting Texans. Click on the image below to learn more!

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