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Sugarcane aphid update presented at South Texas gathering
Sugarcane aphids reported wintering on both remnant sorghum and in Johnson grass.
Cattle TB confirmed in Texas Dairies
Cattle TB is most often detected through carcass inspection at slaughter plants.
Falling oil prices good and bad for agriculture
Lower oil prices had good and bad elements.
Texas rice producers to gather for production planning
President Obama's planned initiative to ease embargo restrictions on Cuba is some of the best news rice producers have heard in 40 years.
Counties in Southwest declared disaster areas
United States Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced Wednesday (Jan. 7) that USDA has designated a number of counties in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico qualified for federal disaster assistance.
USDA-APHIS says VS outbreak is over
The 2014 VS outbreak in the United States is officially over.
Farm profitability numbers for year end expected to drop
Net cash income is forecast at $108.2 billion, down more than 19 percent from the 2013 estimate.
Demand for U.S. wheat could rise
In an effort to protect domestic wheat prices, last week Russia moved to restrict grain exports.
Groundwater pumping causing levels to rapidly drop
The threat of coming water shortages in New Mexico and Texas represents a serious problem for farmers up and down the entire basin region.
Ogallala Aquifer levels dropping faster than expected
Ogallala Aquifer levels are dropping at a more accelerated rate than expected.
Fever Tick fight heats up in South Texas
Bovine babesiosis, commonly known as Texas cattle fever, is a deadly disease of cattle.
New Mexico dairy industry faces turbulent times
Under terms of the proposed new rules, the New Mexico dairy industry would be facing requirements that are burdensome and unreasonable.
Avian flu detected in wild birds in Washington State
The United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) confirmed the presence of highly pathogenic (HPAI) H5 avian influenza in wild birds in Whatcom County, Washington, earlier this week.
Agriculture losses to predators a real concern
Cattle and calf predation losses due to predators in Texas totaled 4,100 and 35,000 head valued at over $18 million in 2005 (NASS 2006) and 6,000 and 40,000 head valued at over $19.4 million in 2010 (NASS 2011)
Proposed biological control for Asian citrus psyllid
Economic losses attributable to HLB in Florida are estimated at greater than $1.7 billion.
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