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Cotton – we touch it every day. From clothes to medical supplies to animal feed, cotton continues to increase in quality. A recent collaborative, including Texas A&M researchers, is making … more
Challenges and uncertainties are synonymous with farming and ranching. To say these are challenging, uncertain times is an understatement. But, as is their inherent nature, farmers and ranchers will … more
Producers will find the North Region Beef Cattle Conference online beginning May 5, with six segments offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service North Region agents and specialists. The … more
WASHINGTON, April 9, 2020 – Agricultural producers now have more time to repay Marketing Assistance Loans (MAL) as part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s implementation of the … more
COVID-19 has people looking for self-sufficient ways, like egg production, to put food on the table.Purchases of hens for egg production increased as the pandemic created food scarcity issues at … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 12 to 13 cents lower on grain sorghum; 3 to 5 cents lower on wheat; 7 cents lower on corn.  The May contract closed 6.75 cents … more
Part III of III: People need to eat, so grain farmers must keep planting, plowing and harvesting in spite of COVID-19.But a volatile grain market in reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic has economists … more
Part II of III: Disruptions to the nation’s supply chain and final destinations for meat and milk products due to COVID-19 are causing anxiety from farms to markets, said a Texas A&M … more
The 2020 Hemphill County Texas A&M AgriLife Beef Cattle Conference has been rescheduled for Sept. 1-2. The conference will be in the Jones Pavilion, 1101 N. Sixth St., Canadian.“While we … more
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer its award-winning Ranchers Agricultural Leasing Workshop as an online course available anytime.“Given the popularity of our live Ranchers … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 2 to 4 cents lower on grain sorghum; 5 to 6 cents higher on wheat; 1 to 3 cents lower on corn.  The May contract closed 1.50 … more
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s North Region family and community health agents are initiating a five-week Mindful Mondays online series beginning April 9.The program is free, but … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 9 to 11 cents lower on grain sorghum; 18 cents lower on wheat; 5 to 7 cents lower on corn. The May contract closed 6.00 cents lower … more
Cotton acreage continues to boom in the High Plains north of Interstate 40, more than doubling in the past five years. And whether that is due to water savings or projections for improved … more
CANYON, Texas — Biological warfare technology born at West Texas A&M University to protect soldiers from anthrax has been readapted and deployed across campus to protect door handles from … more
AMARILLO – Plains Land Bank has good news for its customers. It will distribute a record $8.5 million in cash patronage to its stockholders in April. The rural lending cooperative declared … more
Remember when grandma dumped her coffee grounds on the flower bed and garden? Well, she was onto something, and one Texas company is now utilizing Texas A&M AgriLife research to capitalize on the … more
n the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 18 to 20 cents higher on grain sorghum; 19 to 22 cents higher on wheat; 9 to 10 cents higher on corn.  The May contract … more
TYLER AND AUSTIN – Cavender’s and many of its vendor partners are proud to announce a contribution to the Texas FFA Foundation for 2020 scholarships. With the cancellation of the … more
With wildflowers sprouting up all over roadsides throughout Texas during springtime there are ample opportunities to take photos. But shutterbugs should be careful, as well as respect private … more
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