Welcome to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service of Erath County


Erath County Courthouse Annex

AgriLife Extension office 112 W College St, Room 109, Stephenville, TX 76401

Stephenville, Texas is uniquely located in rural Texas one-hour southwest of Dallas/Fort Worth for easy access to metropolitan amenities and a major airport, yet isolated from big city stress. A city of over 20,000 friendly people, Stephenville is an inviting, gracious community with a rich western heritage in a beautiful country setting along the Bosque River. It is distinctively Texan – independent, hardworking, and educated. Known as the ‘Cowboy Capital of the World’ and the ‘City of Champions’, Stephenville takes pride in having small town values, where a strong work ethic, family-values, and a giving heart still matter.

The staff of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service are proud to serve the citizens and visitors of  Erath County. The Erath County, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service aims to provide quality, relevant outreach and continuing education programs and services to the people of  Texas based on university research in family and consumer sciences, 4-H, youth development, agriculture, natural resources, home horticulture and community development.

Lonnie    Helen Hardy    Andrea





Lonnie Jenschke – County Extension Agent – Agriculture & Natural Resources

Helen Hardy, County Extension Agent – 4-H & Youth Development

Andrea Degelia, County Extension Agent – Family & Community Health

Rachel Betz, Office Manager

Katie Blackwell, Part-time Secretary

4-H Newsletter December 2019

The 4-H newsletter has info regarding the Junior Livestock Show of Erath County, the Erath County Youth Fair, and 4-H Scholarship opportunities.

FCH Winter 2019 Newsletter

Check out the winter FCH newsletter for tips regarding seasonal mental and physical health, cooking well for high blood pressure and delicious recipes.













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