Agriculture

NWTF Volunteer Earns Rare Breed Award
EDGEFIELD, S.C. — Outstanding volunteerism earned Dr. Sam McManus, of Houston, Texas, the Wild Turkey Bourbon Rare Breed Society Award during the 39th annual NWTF...
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...
Texas crop, weather for Feb. 18, 2015
Contact: Dr. Guy Fipps, 979-845-7454, g-fipps@tamu.edu Many Texas water reservoirs west of U.S. Interstate 35 remain critically dry, such as the O.C. Fisher Reservoir near...
New Braunfels Man Arrested for Third Degree Theft of Livestock
Fort Worth, Texas – A New Braunfels, Texas man was arrested Tuesday on three separate charges of third degree theft of cattle. The suspect stole the cattle during four...
Denver City Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Offense Theft of Livestock
Fort Worth, Texas – A Denver City, Texas man pleaded guilty on Tuesday to a federal offense of theft of livestock after he lied to a federal agent claiming ownership of...
Texas crop, weather for Feb. 10, 2015
Contact: Dr. Mark Welch, 979-845-8011, JMWelch@tamu.edu Expert: Farmers could be growing more grain sorghum, less cotton Because of low prices, many farmers are expected...
New Texas Hill Country mill to provide ‘grist’ for future scientists
Contacts: Dr. Toby Lepley, 979-845-1211, t-lepley@tamu.edu Bonnie Baskin, 612-201-4134, bonnie.baskin@sciencemill.org Amber Middlebrook, 844-263-6405,...
Texas Game Wardens Arrest Night Hunters near Downtown New Braunfels
AUSTIN – Texas game wardens have arrested two adults and two juveniles for killing three deer and firing as many as 30 rifle rounds in and around Landa and Prince Solms...
Texas FSA Farm Loan Offices Closed Feb. 9-13 for Statewide Training
(COLLEGE STATION, TX) – February 2, 2015-- USDA Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director, Judith A. Canales, announced that all farm loan offices in Texas will be...
Commercial Fruit and Vegetable Conference set Feb. 24 in Nacogdoches
A pesticide used to control broadleaf weeds in hay pastures can survive in composted straw and manure for years, possibly causing injury to tomatoes and other garden...
Texas crop, weather for Jan. 21, 2015
January 21, 2015 Download or preview a two-minute MP3 audio version of this report at http://today.agrilife.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/0121-crop-weather-AUDIO.mp3 ...
Texas Monthly Milk Production
Texas milk production totaled 879 million pounds during December 2014, up 9.7 percent from last year's production of 801 million pounds. November 2014 production totaled...
Authorities Searching for Suspects in Osage County Cattle Theft Case
Wynona, Okla. – Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Bart Perrier and the Osage County Sheriff’s Department are seeking information on...
Cattle Tuberculosis Confirmed in Texas Panhandle Dairies
Direct link to news release: http://www.tahc.state.tx.us/news/pr/2015/2015-01-13_PanhandleTB.pdf AUSTIN - The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has confirmed...
STUDY WILDIFE & LIVESTOCK - EARN A COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP
San Antonio, TX – Interested in wildlife and/or livestock? Are you interested in earning a college scholarship? By participating in a Texas Brigade program, and sharing...