Logan Hawkes

Articles by Logan Hawkes
Horse abuse, slaughter create conundrum 10
Nevada counties and the Nevada Farm Bureau Federation file federal lawsuit to end wild horse abuse; New Mexico judge to rule on new lawsuit over horse slaughtering.
RGV cotton and grain producers will gather for pre-plant conference
Jan. 16, the Cotton and Grain Producers of the Lower Rio Grande Valley join forces with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension present the 20th Annual RGV Cotton & Grain Pre-plant Conference, to discuss the latest technology, products and strategies for the new planting season.
New Mexico farmers hope heavy snows will improve irrigation options
Southern New Mexico farmers are hoping for heavier-than-normal snows this year at higher elevations, a condition that could improve irrigation allotments significantly for the 2014 growing season.
Judge extends temporary halt to slaughtering
Yet another roadblock has been thrown into the path of Valley Meat Company of Roswell, New Mexico.
Florida citrus at freeze risk, Texas citrus growers watching mercury readings
Mercury could drop as low as 28-degrees and citrus fruit and trees could still weather the cold depending on how long temperatures remained below freezing.
Better sorghum yields and varieties coming
Sorghum Checkoff research focuses on improved sorghum varieties.
In New Mexico it is not good nutty weather
It has not only been a strange year for New Mexico pecan growers, it has, so far, been a surprisingly good year.
Best and worst Southwest ag stories of 2013
As 2013 comes to a close, South Texas farms and ranches are still waiting for water deliveries that seem to never come.
Roswell horse slaughter plant set to open 7
An attorney for Roswell-based Valley Meat Company announced the converted cattle processing facility is prepared to reopen its doors to begin start up operations as early as next Tuesday.
Court rules horse slaughter could resume soon 1
Animal protection groups are reeling after the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver lifted an emergency injunction last week.
West Texas meeting targets deer concerns
All mule deer and elk harvested within the CWD Containment Zone, which covers portions of Hudspeth, Culberson, and El Paso counties, are required to be submitted for testing at mandatory hunter check stations within 24 hours of harvest.
Holiday farm hazards can be real spoilers of a good season
When many Americans think about spending the holidays with parents or grandparents on the farm or ranch or in some other rural setting, they often conjure up thoughts of opening presents before the fire place or Christmas tree and enjoying a home cooked holiday meal, or maybe taking a walk in the woods or enjoying a hayride to experience the rural environment.
New Mexico peanut plant may open again
Portales peanut plant may reopen on a limited basis.
Cattlemen gather to discuss major issues
Cattlemen’s College offers production, legislative and marketing updates for New Mexico livestock producers.
When it rains it pours
Cotton stalk destruction extended again for South Texas following heavy rains.
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