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Agricultural extension agent is a trained expert that acts as a middleman between the farmers and research institute or organization. they are saddled with the responsibilities of bringing new innovations, technologies, knowledge etc. concerning agriculture to farmers and they in turn takes farmers concerns, complains and outcry to research institute they help to teach farmers on how to use modern farm tools and technologies. the extension agent uses different methods to arouse or captivate the farmers and they are agent of change in that they help people form their own organizations in order to be able to tackle their problems they pass through different training and workshops and belong to a professional body before they can be certified an agricultural extension agent. Agricultural extension training/programs cover a broad area including improved crop varieties, better livestock control, improved water management, and the control of weeds, pests or plant diseases.



Extension Agent
Raymond Quigg
P.O. Box 7
1000 N. Hwy 329
Rankin, Texas 79778
432.208.2029 cell
432.693.2313 office
432.693.2137 fax


Administrative Assistant
Dianna Pina

Website link upton.agrilife.org


Texas 4-H is a club for kids and teens ages 8-18 in grades 3-12. As the largest youth development program in Texas, reaching more than 550,000 youth each year, no matter where you live or what you like to do, Texas 4-H has something that lets you be a better you!

You may think 4-H is only for your friends with animals, but it’s so much more! You can do activities like shooting sports, food science, healthy living, robotics, fashion, and photography.

Look for 4-H clubs at your school, an after-school program, a community center, or just by contacting your County Extension Agent. Texas 4-H, established in 1908, is part of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Texas A&M System.