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Atascosa County is located in the “Brush Country,” directly south of Bexar County with a population estimate of 47,000.

Extension programs educate Texans in the areas of agriculture, environmental stewardship, youth and adult life skills, human capital and leadership, and community economic development and offers the knowledge resources of the land-grant university system to educate Atascosa County residents for self-improvement, individual action and community problem solving. Texas AgriLife Extension is a statewide educational agency and a member of the Texas A&M University System (TAMUS), linked in a unique partnership with the nationwide Cooperative Extension System and Texas county governments.

Extension values and promotes principles of citizen and community involvement, scientifically-based education, lifelong learning, and volunteerism. It provides access to all citizens and works cooperatively with other TAMUS parts, county departments, and external agencies and organizations to achieve its goals.


Educational programs of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are open to all people without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status.  The Texas A&M University System, U.S. Department of Agriculture, and the County Commissioners Courts of Texas Cooperating.  We will seek to provide reasonable accommodation for all persons with disabilities for this meeting. We request that you contact the Atascosa County Extension Service twelve days (12) prior to the event at (830) 569-0034 or as soon as possible to advise us of the auxiliary aid or service that you require.  Persons with hearing or speech disabilities are invited to  contact Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Atascosa County using the Dial 711 Telecommunications Relay Service through their local phone company provider.