Agriculture

Continuing education offered at Dec. 10 Stephenville pesticide...
View All Media/Resolutions STEPHENVILLE - A pesticide applicator's training on Dec. 10 in Stephenville will include an update on the spread of a phorid flies, a minuscule...
Commissioner Todd Staples
=AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Agriculture announced today that the cotton stalk destruction deadline has been extended for cotton growers in Zone 7, Area 1 due to...
Highlights
Saturday - December 5, 2009 Oslash; Registration and Exhibits - 9:30 a.m. Oslash; Young Farmer & Rancher Education Pavilion - 9:30 a.m. Oslash; Free...
Texas Department of Agriculture
AUSTIN - The Texas Department of Agriculture reminds cotton growers in Zone 7, Area 1 that Nov. 30 is the deadline for cotton stalk destruction to comply with...
Texas crop, weather
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191 View All Media/Resolutions COLLEGE STATION - - In some areas, rains let up and fields dried, allowing agricultural producers to get back...
Equine Piroplasmosis Disease Investigation Continues
Canada and a number of U.S. states have imposed movement restrictions or additional entry requirements for horses from Texas after equine piroplasmosis, a tick-transmitted...
Pesticide applicator training set Dec. 1 and Dec. 3 at Overton
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191 Contact(s): Dr. Billy Higginbotham, 903-834-6191, b-higginbotham@tamu.edu View All Media/Resolutions OVERTON - - Licensed pesticide...
Region IV Wildlife Contest Held
TEMPLE, TX-Tommy Marchetti, of Rusk and a member of the Rusk FFA chapter was high point individual in the FFA division at the Region IV Wildlife Career Development Event...
Cattle raisers urge Congress to pass estate tax reform
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) sent letters to members of Congress this week urging them to pass H.R. 3905, the Estate...
Permit Process Approved for Water Spinach Growers
AUSTIN, Texas - The Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission has approved new rules allowing the culture and sale of water spinach by permit in Texas. Water spinach is a...
TEXAS AND SOUTHWESTERN CATTLE RAISERS ASSOCIATION EXPRESS...
FORT WORTH, TEXAS - Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) expressed disappointment that the climate change bill, S. 1733, passed out of the Senate...
Commissioner Staples announces 1st-ever young farmer grant program
AUSTIN - Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced today the Texas Department of Agriculture now offers grants to young farmers interested in creating or expanding an...
Rain too much of a good thing for some producers
COLLEGE STATION - - Many parts of Texas had excessive rain, taking them from drought to flood, but overall it's a good thing, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service...
New AgriLife Extension assistant takes cancer prevention personally
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191 = View All Media/Resolutions OVERTON -- The job of the newly hired Texas AgriLife Extension Service assistant is to fight cancer through...
Texas, Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association encourage Texans to...
FORT WORTH, TEXAS- The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) encourages all Texans to vote in favor of stronger private property rights by supporting...