Agriculture

COMMISSIONER STAPLES CELEBRATES GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND-UP AT...
LONGVIEW - Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples was joined today by elected officials and members of the agriculture industry at Johnny Cace's Seafood and Steak House in...
Texas Department of Agriculture announces wine grant program
AUSTIN - In recognition of Texas Wine Month, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced that Texas wine promoters can apply for individual grants up to $10,000...
Texas crop, weather
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191 View All Media/Resolutions COLLEGE STATION - Much of Texas received substantial rains in the past weeks, but nowhere was it more needed...
Engineers: Smart irrigation controllers not so smart
By: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191 View All Media/Resolutions COLLEGE STATION - Tests of quot;smartquot; irrigation controllers found most of the devices currently on the...
Texas cattlemen voice concerns to Congress
Washington, D.C. - Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) gathered in Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Congress and...
Aggie irrigation catch being called 'best in the world'
COLLEGE STATION - Texas AgriLife Extension Service engineers claim they have the best-designed irrigation catch can in the world: The Aggie Catch Can. quot;This design...
Commissioner Staples awards more than $1.6 million in grants to...
AUSTIN -Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced today the Texas Department of Agriculture is awarding more than $1.6 million in feed credits to 62 eligible Texas...
Texas Forest Service offers Southern Pine Bark Beetle prevention...
Foresters, landowners, land managers and homeowners interested in learning more about the southern pine bark beetle and its damaging effects can attend two free webinars on...
TDA’S FOOD AND FIBER PAVILION AT THE STATE FAIR OF TEXAS HOSTS...
DALLAS - The Texas Department of Agriculture's Food and Fiber Pavilion, presented by Borden, opens its doors for the 38th year at the State Fair of Texas, Sept. 25-Oct. 18....
GO TEXAN RESTAURANT ROUND ROUND-UP FEATURES LOCALLY GROWN FOODS
AUSTIN - As the start of the second GO TEXAN Restaurant Round-Up, presented by Farm Credit, approaches on Sept. 28, restaurants are developing creative Texas-focused menu...
Commissioner Staples' efforts help secure federal funds for Texas...
AUSTIN - After repeated requests from Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples, the U.S. Department of Agriculture is now allowing Texas ranchers plagued by drought and...
Recent rains bring good news for wheat planters
COLLEGE STATION - All of Texas received some rain in the last week, with north central parts of the state getting 5 to 6 inches, while the Panhandle and points west saw...
COMMISSIONER STAPLES AWARDS $552,400 IN GRANTS TO CREATE NEW...
AUSTIN -Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced today the Texas Department of Agriculture has approved $552,400 for the Parallel Pathways to Success Pilot Grant...
Despite dry weather, harvest holds promise in some areas
COLLEGE STATION - Though rain clouds have been idle over most of Texas, agricultural producers remained busy, gearing up for harvesting - or already harvesting - and...
AGRICULTURE SECRETARY VILSACK ANNOUNCES MORE THAN $13 MILLION TO...
TEMPLE, TEXAS, September 3, 2009 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the department is providing more than $13 million in loans and grants for 233...