Logan Hawkes

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Flood crisis worsens across Texas
National Weather Service (NWS) says flooding on some rivers and streams has surpassed historical record levels, especially in East Texas.
Farm theme parks popular in Japan
The rapidly growing number of agricultural theme parks in Japan offers diversity from one park to the next.
Microbes may be the new gold rush of agriculture 1
A growing development in agriculture is beginning to refocus research into microbials.
Texas weather rough ride for farmers
Last week's storms represent only the latest barrage of unstable weather across the region this spring.
Mars probe to be used by agriculture
The newly-named AgRover, a tracked robotic system, carries a soil sensing instrument that can test the quality of soil in any field.
USDA says organic industry support paying off
U.S. organic industry jump is represented by organic food sales of $39.7 and non-food organic products accounting for $3.6 billion.
Early season insect management in South Texas cotton
Cotton aphid populations so far are light to moderate and seem slow to increase based upon the latest observations.
West fertilizer explosion was no accident
West, Texas, explosion, destroyed 500 homes in the small town of 2,300, resulted in the death of 15 people and additional injuries to at least 200 other residents and "was no accident."
Internet connectivity for farmers
Farming future requires better connectivity
As the technology continues to develop and becomes a more popular tool across the industry, agriculture is seeing a rapid growth of more companies getting involved.
From battleground to breaking ground
The workshop is the latest in a growing number of similar workshops being staged around the country designed to inform and educate veterans and other individuals about existing opportunities in agriculture.
Texas Rice Belt flooded by heavy rains 1
Texas rice farmers along the lower Colorado River are mostly pleased to be getting substantial rains this spring.
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.
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