Headquartered in the Research Valley, Texas AgriLife Research is a group of 14 research centers that stretch from El Paso to Beaumont and Amarillo to Weslaco. A member of The Texas A&M University System, Texas AgriLife Research (formerly the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station) claims 1,700 employees, of which 425 are doctoral-level scientists who are the top experts in their respective fields. Research conducted at Texas AgriLife Research includes shrimp mariculture in its Flour Bluff (Corpus Christi) and Port Aransas, TX, facilities.

Field of Focus
Agriculture, Sustainable resources, Mariculture