Agriculture

Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - With a few notable exceptions, Texas agricultural producers were gifted with spring rains and sunny days, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service...
Golden Alga Impacts Two Central Texas Reservoirs
AUSTIN -- Golden alga (Prymnesium parvum) has once again impacted two very important reservoirs and fisheries on the Brazos River system. Texas Parks and Wildlife...
Think Texas: Texas Increases Student Readiness for College, Career
quot;Go to school and study hardquot; is something Texas students have been told for generations. In today's world, with the U.S. Department of Labor estimating that 90...
Texas Agriculture Commission
AUSTIN - (April 19, 2010) For the week ending April 17, feeder cattle price trends at Texas auctions were mixed with early-week sales mostly steady to $3 higher per...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL $100,000 FOR YOUNG TEXAS...
AUSTIN - In an effort to assist with the challenges associated with starting or expanding a farming or ranching operation in Texas, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - Most of Texas got exactly what it needed in the last week, either rain or a drying spell, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. In...
Think Texas: FFA Goes Urban
People may not be used to hearing the acronym quot;FFAquot; and quot;urbanquot; in the same sentence, but thanks to an outreach effort that extends from the farm to the...
For Texas Farmers and Ranchers, Every Day is Earth Day
With so much recent attention given to climate change and quot;going green,quot; now is a great time to applaud the environmental responsibility of Texas farmers and...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - The flooding may be over, but it seems like it's raining weeds down in Texas, according to reports from Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel. A...
TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AUSTIN - (April 5, 2010) For the week ending April 3, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly $1 to $5 higher per hundredweight with continued good demand for...
U.S. Forest Service Project Listing Available
The U.S. Forest Service has a new listing of proposed quarterly projects available to the public, according to Forest Supervisor Linda C. Brett. The listing outlines...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES CALLS FOR PROPOSALS TO IDENTIFY STRATEGIES TO...
AUSTIN - As diversifying the state's energy resources becomes increasingly important, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced the Texas Department of...
TIME RUNNING OUT FOR MAYORS TO ACCEPT COMMISSIONER STAPLES’...
AUSTIN - In an effort to continue meal service throughout the summer to children who depend on it during the school year, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples has once...
USDA FOREST SERVICE WILL HOST REGIONAL ROUNDTABLE ON DEVELOPMENT OF...
ATLANTA (April 1, 2010)shy;shy; - Regional Forester Elizabeth Agpaoa today announced a regional roundtable scheduled for April 16th in Atlanta, GA to provide opportunities...
Texas crop weather
COLLEGE STATION -- With good soil moisture, warmer weather -- unseasonably warm in some areas -- and generally low insect and disease problems, wheat growth really took off...