Logan Hawkes

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The 2014 cotton crop in South Texas may not break records but is best in recent years
It looks to be a bumper year for South Texas cotton farmers.
Cotton and corn explosion in South Texas
A good cotton harvest is proving to be a major economic boost to Nueces County after multiple years of poor or non-existent production.
PIE tour termed major success
In spite of years of experience producing cotton crops on their farms in the Southeast, producers participating in the National Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange (PIE) Tour in Texas last week are going home with new ideas about solving old problems and current farming challenges.
Vesicular stomatitis concerns spread
From the middle of July through this week, the spread of Vesicular stomatitis seemed to accelerate.
Certified chili peppers to support industry
New Mexico's most revered chili pepper variety belongs in the ranks of other nationally recognized and certified food products like Vidalia Onions and Idaho Potatoes.
Latest Drought Monitor Report for New Mexico
National Weather Service forecasters in Albuquerque say the latest drought monitor report is encouraging news and represents significant improvement over dry conditions of the last two year.
Cotton Council's Producer Information Exchange Tour headed to Texas
National Cotton Council's (NCC) Member Representative Rick King in Texas says exchanging information between cotton producers across the country has opened many doors for cotton producers over the years, and continuing that trend will be the prime objective when Southeast cotton producers arrive in Lubbock next week to see how cotton is grown in the Lone Star State.
Pepper picking time in southern New Mexico
Early reports indicate the new chili pepper crop is abundant and in of good quality, but not all things are good for the state's declining pepper industry.
First cotton harvest in South Texas, variable yields reported
Cotton harvest in South Texas, which started early last week in the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV), has spread as far north up the coast as Victoria in recent days and according to early reports yields have mostly been promising across the region.
New Mexico irrigation districts halt water deliveries
The only real solution is for the drought to end and the rains and the snows to return to their normal averages.
Cowboy Up! TAHC response team
In August 2012, Ellis and the TAHC, the State's lead agency for animal issues in disasters, announced its new Horseback Emergency Response Team.
Horseback Emergency Response Team provides disaster assistance
TAHC has resources available to do something about the challenges associated with natural disasters in Texas.
SCO options coming soon according to USDA
Progress is being made in developing the final rules for crop insurance coverage options for farmers and ranchers.
Drought conditions improve in New Mexico
The latest National Drought Mitigation Center report issued July 29 indicates that drought conditions have improved for large areas of the state but most of New Mexico remains in at least some stage of drought.
As summer heats up, VS spreads across Central and South Texas
On July 30 the Texas Animal Health Commission reported 14 new premises have been found with one or more animals confirmed with Vesicular Stomatitis virus (VSV).
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