Agritourism is another way to generate income from the land, and is a great way to introduce your farm brand to consumers, which could open the door to developing a loyal consumer base for other products the farm or ranch provides.
Late planted cotton, a cool spring and abundant September rains convinced the Texas Department of Agriculture's (TDA) to extend the cotton stalk destruction deadline for portions of some Coastal Bend counties.
If Congress doesn't properly address a farm worker program in its plans to reform immigration laws, New Mexico's heritage chili pepper industry could falter and slowly crumble into obscurity as growers turn to more profitable crops.
Tropical weather across the Upper Gulf of Mexico has been slow to form this summer but a mid-season tropical low pressure system has been pumping moisture-rich air masses into the state in recent days bringing significant rain showers to the Coastal Bend and spotty showers to the Upper Coast and Deep South Texas.
Irrigation specialists and agronomists will provide a demonstration of the surge valve and flexible irrigation pipe technology at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Weslaco this Friday.
Federal Judge Christina Armijo said she sill decide whether a New Mexico slaughterhouse will be allowed to open and begin processing horses for slaughter no later than late October.
Armijo placed a restraining order on Valley Meat Company of New Mexico and Responsible Transportation of Sigourney, Iowa, last month preventing the two processing plants from commencing horse slaughter operations even though USDA had issued them permits in June.