The Texas AgriLife Extension Service in Randall County, is a member of the Texas A&M University System. Its mission is to provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of Randall County.
With some 950 professional educators located at Texas A&M and at 12 district and 250 county offices, the Extension System operates in a unique partnership with federal, state, and county government to address the needs of people in every community. The Extension provides education in food and fiber systems, environment and natural resources, family and consumer sciences, 4-H and youth development, and community and economic development.
Located in the Texas Panhandle, Randall County encompasses the southern half of the City of Amarillo, and the cities of Canyon, Happy, Umbarger, Timbercreek and Lake Tanglewood. Canyon, is the county seat. Randall County was named in honor of Brigadier General Randal, the first Texan named to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point.
Agriculture is a 141 million dollar industry in Randall County. Principle crops include wheat, milo, corn, cotton, hay and beef cattle production.