Agriculture

Texas crop, weather for April 21, 2015
COLLEGE STATION – More rainstorms swept over much of the state, leaving fields too soggy to work in many areas, but generally benefiting wheat, pastures and rangeland,...
SFA’s Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture to host...
NACOGDOCHES, Texas – The Stephen F. Austin State University Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture will host its annual Farm and Forestry Day from 9 a.m. to noon...
Local Ranching Event Scheduled April 23 in Kilgore
Fort Worth, Texas – The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) will host a ranch gathering Thursday, April 23 at the Iron Farm Cattle Company in Kilgore,...
Texas Farm Credit Distributes $4.55 Million to Customers
ROBSTOWN, Texas — Texas Farm Credit, a borrower-owned lending cooperative, is distributing $4.55 million in cash to its customers this spring. The payment is part of $13...
Texas crop, weather for March 31, 2015
COLLEGE STATION — Conditions are so favorable for an outstanding Texas peach crop this year that he almost hates to talk about them lest he jinxes the crop, joked Dr. Larry...
Texas crop, weather for March 24, 2015
COLLEGE STATION – All parts of the state received more precipitation in the last week, further delaying planting of spring crops in many areas, according to reports from...
One New Positive Found in 2014–15 Trans Pecos CWD Surveillance
AUSTIN – Chronic wasting disease (CWD) was detected in only one of 222 tissue samples that were collected from hunter harvested deer and elk from the Trans Pecos ecoregion...
Buck Lee family receives Farm Family of the Year award

A family owned and operated farm can produce a number of goods including a strong family. “If I were describing the all-American farm family, it...


Texas crop, weather for March 17, 2015
COLLEGE STATION – Frequent rains and the resultant soggy field conditions continued to keep producers from planting corn and other crops in some parts of the state,...
TDA Market Recap March 16, 2015
AUSTIN – (March 16, 2015) For the week ending March 14, 2015, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady and firm, ranging from $2 to $10 higher per...
Texas crop, weather for March 3, 2015
Texas’ average temperatures have increased about 1.5 degrees since the 1970s, according to the Texas state climatologist. While this may not seem like much of an increase...
Second installment of East Texas Garden Lecture Series set March 14
TYLER – The second of six seminars in the East Texas Garden Lecture Series will be held March 14 at Chamblee’s Rose Nursery, 10926 U.S. Highway 69 N., Tyler. “Come to this...
Texas A&M Weather questions and answers
Q: Some areas near here were recently under a “freezing fog” warning. What is freezing fog? A: “Freezing fog is similar to regular fog, with the exception that it occurs...
Texas crop, weather for Feb. 24, 2015
Contact: Dr. Clark Neely, 979-862-1412, cneely@ag.tamu.edu Stripe and leaf rust infestation on wheat early and heavy Conditions are ideal for stripe rust in wheat. (Texas...
TSCRA Statement on 2015 Dietary Guideline Recommendations
Fort Worth, Texas – The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) on Thursday released their 2015 Dietary...