The Dallas Center Mission

House agricultural and ecological research to develop sustainable solutions for urban living. Disseminate solutions through extension programming.

Select Research and Extension Programs

Water University

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Educating citizens and organizations about water conservation across Texas through public outreach and extensive education material offerings

Freshwater Ecosystems: Mussels

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Seeking solutions for rebuilding Texas' declining freshwater mussel populations

Plant Virology

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Investigating the mechanisms that allow plant viruses to proliferate and innovating solutions for control

Plant Environmental Stress Research

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Working toward more resilient plant life by exploring how plants react to “abiotic” factors like drought, heat soil salinity, and others

Family & Community Health

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Offering statewide public outreach and education programs on family and community health topics.

District IV 4-H

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Reaching youths with innovative learning programs that promote leadership while teaching integral life skills

Urban Ecological Engineering

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Seeking solutions that mimic natural systems to reduce the impact of urbanization on nature

School IPM

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Delivering the best practices in low-environmental-impact pest control to Texas schools

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