Logan Hawkes

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Texas entomologists testing potato psyllids for insecticide resistance
Psyllids have been able to develop resistance to neonicotinoid-based insecticide management programs.
SCA numbers rising steadily in Deep South Texas
"It is critical during the next three weeks to monitor sorghum closely—every 3 to 4 days."
El Nino blasts Southwest, West with big storms
In metro Houston, flood waters inundated over a thousand homes and claimed the lives of at least six people.
Fresh Produce Expo attracts record crowd and vendors
Texas is quickly becoming the preferred destination for Mexican produce imports because of the completion of a major Mexican super highway connecting the major produce growing areas of Sinaloa, Mexico, and the Texas border.
Section 18 emergency use approved for Transform in Texas grain sorghum
EPA approves Section 18 Emergency exemption for Transform WG use on sugarcane aphids, providing two compounds for control.
Forecasters say La Nina may bring hot and dry summer
La Nińa systems usually means hot and dry days with little or no rain, a condition that producers know well after the multiyear drought at the beginning of the decade.
Beef: It’s still what’s for dinner
Red meat is back on the menu for many Americans.
Feds warn of dry season in New Mexico
Farmers in New Mexico's Central Rio Grande Valley are now beginning to wonder if they could be the next water rights holders to fall victim to diminishing water resources.
U.S. and Cuba move toward closer agriculture ties with pact
As tensions mounted in a rare joint news conference between President Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana on Monday, U.S. Secretary Tom Vilsack was making headway with Cuba's Minster of Agriculture Gustavo Rodriguez-Rollero.
Urban Sprawl threatens Texas farm leases
Pressure from expanding cities and larger populations will make less land available for lease around major and expanding population centers.
Sorghum tool available to determine SCA input costs
Tool can be useful not only for Coastal Bend producers but also for grain sorghum farmers in a much greater geographic area.
Farmers and ranchers may be in for tax surprise in 2018
Chances are you haven't heard about that law, which was part of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, passed into law last November.
Hidden tax law threatens small business partnership options on the farm
Harl says he takes exception not only to the repeal of the tax-filing advantage offered to farm and ranch small business partnerships, but more importantly the way it was done by Congress.
South Texas planting off to good start
Nueces County is the highest producing sorghum county in the U.S. and farmers decided to roll planters early this year in spite of a shortage of measurable rainfall.
U.S. tractor factory to be built in Cuba
Two Alabama investors plan to move forward with plans to build a plant that will have the capability to assemble up to a thousand tractors a year for sale to private farmers in Cuba.
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