Logan Hawkes

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Port demand may be cause of large South Texas winter wheat crop
The combined ports of Corpus Christi and Brownsville stand to rake in economic benefits from a rail project nearing completion.
New Mexico chile harvest heats up as cooler weather arrives
This fall, across New Mexico the sweet aroma of roasting green chiles fills the air.
Tropical rains assail Texas as Gulf system approaches
Rain showers could bring an additional 2.5 to 5 inches of rain to a broad area of the coastal plains including the Rio Grande Valley and the Texas Coastal Bend.
National weapons lab helps create new technology for agriculture
What business would the nation's premier weapons development laboratory have with agriculture?
Farms shrink as cities bulge, or not; a tale of two cities
But times are changing, and change is different, depending on which side of the state line you live.
Farmland prices rise in New Mexico
For New Mexico, the final annual report indicates farmland values rose across the state for both irrigated and non-irrigated farm.
Tropical rains slow South Texas harvest, cause problems in Coastal Texas
Tropical storms bringing moisture to south Texas, along Texas coast and into Louisiana. New Mexico chile peppers and pecans may benefit.
Water woes cause desperate measures
It's no secret that the absence of rain for an extended period of time has dire consequences. After all, as they say, 'they don't call it drought for nothing'.
Be glad you do not farm in Mexico
Drug cartels make farming in Mexico a difficult proposition. Some "buy and sell" crops and pocket the difference while some use local police as collection points.
Southeast cotton producers impressed with size of Texas cotton industry
Participants in the Southwest leg of the annual PIE program agree that everything does seem bigger in Texas—more equipment, bigger fields, larger gins and bigger problems with weather
West Nile Virus in horses and human in New Mexico
Season's first cases of West Nile Virus (WNV) have been reported in New Mexico. Two horse and one human case has been confirmed.
The 2014 cotton crop in South Texas may not break records but is best in recent years
It looks to be a bumper year for South Texas cotton farmers.
Cotton and corn explosion in South Texas
A good cotton harvest is proving to be a major economic boost to Nueces County after multiple years of poor or non-existent production.
PIE tour termed major success
In spite of years of experience producing cotton crops on their farms in the Southeast, producers participating in the National Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Tour in Texas last week are going home with new ideas about solving old problems and current farming challenges.
Vesicular stomatitis concerns spread
From the middle of July through this week, the spread of Vesicular stomatitis seemed to accelerate.
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