External Resources

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service

For information about Agricultural and Natural Resources, Family and Consumer Sciences, 4-H and more AgriLife Extension activities in the Arroyo Colorado watershed, visit these AgriLife Extension county offices:

USDA Farm Service Agency

The Farm Service Agency provides including low-interest loans, commodity price support, disaster assistance, and conservation incentives. FSA programs are designed to provide an important safety net for farmers and ranchers during times of economic uncertainty, disaster, and emergency. The following service centers serve farmers and ranchers in the Arroyo Colorado watershed.

TSSWCB Harlingen Regional Office

The Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board (TSSWCB) Harlingen Regional Office (HRO) working cooperatively with the Southmost, Hidalgo and Willacy Soil and Water Conservation Districts and the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), provided technical and financial assistance to agricultural producers in the Arroyo Colorado watershed through a Clean Water Act §319(h) nonpoint source grant from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

A conservation planner stationed in the TSSWCB HRO works cooperatively with NRCS to provide agricultural producers with the opportunity to voluntarily implement best management practices that would have a positive impact on water quality in the Arroyo Colorado.

Contact Information

Harlingen Regional Office
1824-A West Jefferson
Harlingen, TX 78550