Environmental and wildlife advocates charge LCRA of imposing unfair and devastating limitations on agriculture and the environment while allowing Central Texas water users an exemption from the same type of water limitations.
Chair of the Cotton Producer Advisory Committee (CPAC) for Texas BWEP Pest Management Zone 3 has asked for and has been granted a cotton stalk destruction extension deadline for all of Zone 3 until November 26, 2013.
Texas rice farmers may be without adequate water for a third year if Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) Directors approve a request to seek emergency curtailment authority in 2014 from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.
Valley farmers who missed out on a special pilot program that provided a limited number of participating farmers the chance to purchase surge valves in July at a significantly reduced price will have another opportunity to take advantage of a grant-funded program Thursday, Nov. 14.
According to the association, TPPA's underlying mission is to provide education through conferences and communication for all involved in production agriculture in Texas. Since the late 1980s the group has attracted plant professionals from science, education and industry to form a unique forum to address longstanding and new obstacles to productive crop production development.
The Chase Ranch Foundation, owner of the historic Chase Ranch near Cimarrón since Sammis passed away in Aug. of 2012, and the adjacent and famous Philmont Scout Ranch, have announced the joint signing of a long-term lease and operating agreement that will help restore facilities at the ranch and open the ranch up to scouts and the general public in the years ahead.