Doctoral level scientists across affiliated Texas A&M entities
AgriLife Research annual research expenditures, fiscal year 2022
Competitive grants awarded in fiscal year 2023
AgriLife Research royalties from intellectual property, fiscal year 2022
AgriLife Research Capabilities
With access to 13 research and extension centers across the state, 20 academic departments, five state agencies, 11 campuses of The Texas A&M University System, and nine interdisciplinary research institutes, AgriLife Research delivers far-reaching benefits to Texas food, feed and fiber systems that impact the world.
Texas A&M AgriLife Research operates with consideration to four interconnected strategic priorities. Each of these works synergistically with its three counterparts, as we must advance all to advance each.
Discover new innovations, technologies and science-based solutions to enhance agricultural and ecological systems and the life sciences.
Sustainable production systems
Provide the translational research necessary to develop and produce high-quality, safe and sustainable food and fiber systems with local, national and global impacts.
Enhance the efficiency, profitability and resiliency of agriculture, natural resources and food systems in the state of Texas and the world.
Discover, disseminate and facilitate the adoption of scientific evidence at the intersection of nutrition, human health and agriculture.
Changing the world through the science of soil
Julie Howe’s mission to explore and advance agricultural solutions As an undergraduate bioenvironmental sciences major, Julie Howe ’95 ’99 wasn’t interested in taking the required introductory soil science class. But what she learned about soil opened her eyes to potential solutions to many of our society’s greatest environmental challenges. From exploring ways to hone the…
Advanced science and technology converge with top-level faculty and staff to fulfill AgriLife Research’s commitment to addressing the greatest emerging challenges to our food, feed and fiber systems. Harsher production environments and growing populations place increasing stresses on agriculture and natural resources. Learn about some of the emerging research areas that AgriLife Research has undertaken to address some of our most pressing issues.