Agricultural advancement through research for healthier lives and livelihoods
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research strategic plan is an aspirational 5-year guide to realizing healthy lives and livelihoods, improved through abundant, affordable and high-quality food and agricultural products in Texas and around the world.
Our commitment: Strengthening our capacity to serve
Continuing to advance agriculture in our four priority areas requires a corresponding commitment to grow and strengthen the scientific enterprise of AgriLife Research by enhancing research capacity, productivity and impact.
- Invest in recruitment, retention
- Support faculty funding searches and scholarship
- Improve infrastructure and access
- Integrate AgriLife Research and SVMBS administration and faculty
- Recognize and reward successes
- Support next-generation training
- Nurture internal/external stakeholder relationships
- Develop paths to funding
Aligning with The Texas A&M University System
The Texas A&M University System Strategic Imperatives
The set of four priorities identified in the AgriLife Research strategic plan is informed by alignment with the broader imperatives of The Texas A&M University System. The AgriLife Research strategic priorities align directly with three of The Texas A&M University System’s eight strategic imperatives.
Increase prominence by building a robust and targeted research portfolio.
Provide services that respond to the needs of the people of Texas and contribute to the strength of the state’s economy.
Pursue pioneering and progressive opportunities to address national and global challenges.