Logan Hawkes

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.
Making cash with Christmas trees and wild hogs
Activities that may at first seem unlikely to fit your operation and location may provide more opportunity than you imagine.
Growth of the Texas olive industry
“Olives will grow in virtually any kind of environment and all kinds of soil, but the biggest issue Texas has with growing olives is the weather."
Texas Farm Bureau elects new president
Delegates selected Russell Boening of Poth as the 10th president of Texas Farm Bureau.
Connect With Us
Commodity Prices

Market Data provided by Barchart.com

Continuing Education Courses
This CE course is accredited for hours in Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico. The content focuses...
New Course
The 2,000 member Weed Science Society of America’s (WSSA) Herbicide Resistance Action...
New Course
The course details six of the primary diseases affecting citrus: Huanglongbing (Citrus...

Sponsored Introduction Continue on to (or wait seconds) ×