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NM pecan growers seek pesticide permit
Producers say the more than $100 million state pecan industry could take a big hit this year if EPA denies the request.
Green chile harvest gets underway in New Mexico
Chile growers in New Mexico's agricultural-rich Mesilla Valley region are reporting harvest is now underway on many farms.
South Texas genetics company looks for bright future
The company has grown from a regional seed supplier serving mostly South Texas to a national seed genetics and distribution company.
Ordner named Man of the Year in Agriculture
Texas County Agriculture Agents Association (TCAAA) recognized Ordner as one of the 2016 recipients of the "Man of the Year in Texas Agriculture Award,"
Uptick in Deep South Texas cotton harvest expected in late July
“We seem to have a very heavy fruit load this year. Driving across the region the last few days I saw many fields of solid white."
USDA initiative can help lower variable crop input costs
Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack says his agency is committed to developing programs that help rural businesses and communities, with the ultimate goal of providing better services and, if possible...lowering overall costs to farmers and other rural businesses.
Supreme Court could move forward with water rights lawsuit
The written complaint charges New Mexico with failure to live up to the terms of a multi-state water management agreement on how to distribute and manage the waters of the Rio Grande River.
The future of farming is new technology
...science and innovation is still outpacing the agricultural industry's ability to implement invention as fast as it is introduced and made available on the market.
Feds hail new drone rules
... the rules have cleared the way for use of drones by farmers and ranchers and define the requirements and provisions to conduct remote sensing over farms and ranches.
High Court ruling tough news for New Mexico farmers
Farm and ranch supporters say decision will hurt NM agriculture industry.
Pest pressure increases in South Texas cotton
"Right now we're spraying cotton about every seven days," reports Russ Brandon who farms about 800 acres of cotton in southern Nueces County.
2016 South Texas sorghum harvest gallery
From the Texas Coastal Bend to the Rio Grande Valley, grain producers are reporting average to good yields for grain sorghum and corn.
Hatch chile growers get support from federal court
Hatch chile has gained widespread notoriety in culinary circles and has quickly become a favorite among food fans across the entire Southwest region and beyond.
War against HLB advances with new acoustic tool
New technology and defense systems have been and are continuing to be developed in agriculture's ongoing battle against citrus greening.
Yellow cotton and other problems reported after South Texas rains
Crop damage from rain events and floodwaters are becoming evident in many fields, especially in cotton and corn along the affected coastal corridor.
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