Agriculture

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AUSTIN - (March 29, 2010) For the week ending March 27, feeder cattle prices at Texas auctions were mostly steady to $3 higher per hundredweight. Demand remains strong,...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - There likely will be a lot of fallow fields in the North and Central Texas regions this year, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES ANNOUNCES $5 MILLION AVAILABLE TO INCREASE...
AUSTIN - As restaurateurs, retailers and consumers increasingly express interest in purchasing fresh, locally grown foods, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today...
TAD DIRECTOR WINS STATE HONOR
CORPUS CHRISTI - John Cowan, executive director of the Texas Association of Dairymen (TAD) since 2002, has been named 2009 Cooperator of the Year by the Texas Agricultural...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - More moisture came to the state in the form of rain or snow or both. The added moisture was bad for those wanting to plant spring crops but good for...
Jerry Nichols family named Farm Family of the Year
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - The Jerry Dean Nichols family will be honored as the Farm Family of the Year at the Ninth Annual Nacogdoches County Agriculture Appreciation and...
Spring Fling gets underway this Saturday
NACOGDOCHES -Join us this Saturday, March 27th at the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market to help kick off spring in Texas' Oldest Town. There is sure to be something to please...
Nacogdoches Farmer’s Market certified as a 2010 Texas Farmer’s Market
The City of Nacogdoches Main Street Program is proud to announce that the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) has named the Nacogdoches Farmer's Market a 2010 Certified...
Albert Thompson awarded agriculture pioneer of the year
NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS - Albert Thompson will receive the 2010 Pete Smith Agriculture Pioneer Award Monday, March 29, at the annual Nacogdoches County Agriculture Awareness and...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES SALUTES FARMERS, RANCHERS DURING NATIONAL...
AUSTIN - As the agriculture industry takes center stage during National Agriculture Week, March 14-20, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples asks Texans to join him in...
Wildfire weather forecast for Texas Southern Plains
COLLEGE STATION, Texas - A potent, upper level system is expected to cross the Southern Plains on Wednesday, heightening the risk of wildfire, according to a forecast from...
Texas crop, weather
COLLEGE STATION - - Extraordinary cool and wet weather continued to bog down all field work and delay corn planting in most of the state, according to a Texas AgriLife...
AgriLife scientists do groundwork for genetic mapping of algae...
COLLEGE STATION - - Using green algae to produce hydrocarbon oil for biofuel production is nothing new; nature has been doing so for hundreds of millions of years,...
Wet weather continues to delay spring planting
COLLEGE STATION - - The considerably wetter-than-normal winter continued to be a double-edged sword for much of the state's agricultural producers, according to Texas...
CATTLEFAX'S RANDY BLACH WILL DISCUSS CATTLE MARKET
Fort Worth, Texas - A state-of-the-industry review of the cattle market will be presented at the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) 133rd Annual...