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


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

Freshwater Ecosystems: Mussels


Seeking solutions for rebuilding Texas' declining freshwater mussel populations

Plant Virology


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

Plant Environmental Stress Research


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

Family & Community Health


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

District IV 4-H


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

Urban Ecological Engineering


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

School IPM


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

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