(a) The commissioners court shall acquire an amount of land reasonably expected to
support an experiment station that will produce revenue sufficient to maintain the
station, as determined by the court. The land and necessary improvements may be acquired either through donation with
good title of land and sufficient houses, residences, and barns, or through purchase
under Subsection (b) of this section.
(b) If approved at an election conducted under Chapter 1251, Government Code, the
commissioners court may issue bonds or warrants for the purpose of acquiring land
and constructing buildings and improvements for an experiment station. The commissioners court may levy and collect a tax sufficient to pay the annual
interest and to provide a sinking fund for the payment of principal on the bonds or
warrants at maturity.
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