Agriculture

Dakota Gold: a Texas Superstar 'weed-to-riches' story
COLLEGE STATION -- Dakota Gold helenium had a tough childhood. Cast into life as a common weed, it had to survive abusive Texas summers, frequent and brutal right-of-way...
AccuWeather.com News Forecast
State College, Pa. -- 4 May 2010 -- AccuWeather.com reports people of Nashville are still in the midst of historic, devastating flooding after thunderstorms dumped more...
TEXAS FOREST TRAIL REGION ANNOUNCES 2010 PARTNER MEMBERS
NACOGDOCHES, Texas - The Texas Forest Trail is pleased to announce that 23 organizations from across the region have joined the Partnership Program for 2010. The partner...
Applicants sought who are interested in increasing the production...
TEMPLE, TEXAS, May 5, 2010 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that USDA Rural Development is seeking applicants interested in increasing the production and...
Texas crop, weather
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Engineers: Smart irrigation controllers get a little smarter
COLLEGE STATION -- In the second year of a two-year study of 10 quot;smartquot; irrigation controllers, Texas AgriLife Extension Service experts found some performed well,...
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE www.TexasAgriculture.gov
AUSTIN - (May 3, 2010) For the week ending May 1, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, from $5 lower per hundredweight to as much as $7 higher compared...
Texas Crop Weather
COLLEGE STATION - - If there was a common theme to Texas weather this week it was wind, and then more wind, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. In some...
Texas Department of Agriculture www.TexasAgriculture.gov
AUSTIN - With Texas ranking as the nation's fifth-largest wine-producing state, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced the Texas Department of Agriculture...
Plan NOW to Keep the Farm in the Family
Regardless if you are 35 or 65, what would happen if you became too ill to manage your ranch, or if you died suddenly, and only one of your children wanted to carry on the...
Farm Credit Bank of Texas Reports Solid First Quarter
AUSTIN, Texas - Farm Credit Bank of Texas (FCBT), a wholesale funding bank, reported solid financial results highlighted by a significant increase in earnings for the first...
Grandma's Yellow Rose selected as Texas Superstar
COLLEGE STATION - - Grandma's Yellow is not the perfect yellow rose, but your grandmother might say it's 'mighty dang near close,' according to Texas AgriLife Extension...
Land Stewardship Workshop for Women
Women of the Land is a land stewardship training program designed specifically for women landowners, land managers, hunters, and wildlife enthusiasts. This workshop is...
$85 MILLION AVAILABLE IN USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT DIRECT LOANS
TEMPLE, TEXAS, April 23, 2010 - USDA Rural Development announced $85 million in Section 502 Direct Loan funding remains for fiscal year 2010. Due to an increased level of...
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE www.TexasAgriculture.gov
AUSTIN - (April 26, 2010) For the week ending April 24, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed, from $6 lower per hundredweight to $5 higher. Average...