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Sugarcane aphid concerns in spite of late planting
Sugarcane aphids have been reported as far north as Matagorda and Wilson counties and in other middle and lower Coastal Bend areas and Deep South Texas.
Wet fields leaving some Texas farmers high and dry
Farmers in lower coastal regions including the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), the Coastal Bend, and north up the coast as far as the Sabine River, are dealing with wet conditions that have kept them out of their fields for days.
New Mexico agriculture production report 2014
On March 6 the United States Department of Agriculture-National Agricultural Statistics Service (USDA-NASS) released their preliminary report-New Mexico Agriculture Overview for 2014-indicating that in spite of an ongoing drought, farming and ranching remains a strong and driving economic force for the state.
New Mexico state senate clears way for hemp crops
The United States is the only developed nation that fails to cultivate industrial hemp as an economic crop.
River coalition calls for better conservation after TCEQ action
TCEQ officially approved the emergency order as requested by LCRA to stop releases of interruptible water from the Highland Lakes to irrigation operations in Colorado, Wharton and Matagorda counties.
Fever tick temporary quarantine update
More South Texas premises testing positive for the presence of disease carrying cattle fever ticks.
Net farm income and agricultural trade value
The fall in net farm income represents a drastic 32 percent drop over last year.
USDA offers $30 million to fight citrus disease 1
Citrus growers say the biggest challenge remains the threat caused by Asian citrus psyllids (ACP) and the spread of dreaded Huanglongbing (HLB) disease.
Cotton and grain on the minds of South Texas farmers
Cotton remains popular in South Texas.
Nitrogen may offer better bioethanol solution
Biologists believe they have found a faster, cheaper and cleaner way to increase bioethanol production by using nitrogen gas.
Beef producers strongly support checkoff
Export value for U.S. beef posted double-digit gains over the previous year’s totals.
Colorado snow could benefit New Mexico water crisis
NRCS Snow Survey Program provides monthly mountain snowpack data and streamflow forecasts for the western United States.
COOL lawsuit dismissed by US district court
Canadian cattle and hog industries have argued that COOL has cost them combined losses of more than $900 million.
Crop production mixed bag for New Mexico in 2014
New Mexico's crop production numbers for 2014 are tied closely to ongoing problems associated with the drought.
U.S. cattle prices spike over Mad Cow report
Reports of BSE in a Canadian cow have caused a spike in U.S. cattle prices.
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