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Mar 8, 2014
Southwest Farm Press

Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part II

The National Cotton Council is conducting a series of educational meetings on the new farm bill. Here's the second of a series of reports from the first meeting in Robstown, Texas....More
Mar 7, 2014
Southwest Farm Press

Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part I

Most cotton farmers have heard that the latest farm bill is decidedly different than recent ones. But how is it different and how will farmers transition from the 2008 law to the Agriculture Act of 2014? The National Cotton Council's Craig Brown explains....More
Feb 27, 2014

Technology will be essential to feed 9 billion people.

Julie Borlaug is challenging farm writers and broadcasters to expand their audiences, change their focus and engage consumers to offset some of the anti-GMO, anti-technology and misinformation rampant in the popular press....More
Feb 25, 2014
Southwest Farm Press

National Cotton Council launches regional farm bill educational meetings

Farmers in South Texas get an update on the cotton provisions of the new farm bill as National Cotton Council kicks off a series of educational meetings....More
Feb 13, 2014

Texas NRCS Promotes Riparian Areas

As the drought continues in many parts of the state, Texas NRCS is promoting the proper use of riparian areas as a source of forage for cattle....More
Feb 4, 2014
Southwest Farm Press

Senate says yes to farm bill, farmers face unnerving decisions ahead

Senate counts down the final legislative step on the Agriculture Act of 2014; farmers and ranchers begin the task of learning the ins and outs of the new legislation....More
Jan 22, 2014

New Mexico NRCS participating in USDA Strike Force Initiative

The Strike Force Initiative is designed to provide relief to persistent high-poverty counties - 90 percent of which are in rural areas - by accelerating technical and financial assistance delivered through the Department's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Service Agency, and Rural Development....More
Dec 30, 2013

NRCS Hoop House Video News Release

Thanks to the NRCS Seasonal High Tunnel Initiative, Texas produce growers are selling fresh fruits and vegetables well into the fall and winter months....More
Dec 27, 2013

Water Guzzlers making life a little easier for wildlife

NRCS is making life a little easier for wildlife in drought stricken west Texas by installing passive Water Guzzlers....More
Dec 17, 2013

NRCS National Water Quality Initiative

Through the National Water Quality Initiative the USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas is offering technical and financial assistance to producers interested in improving water quality in priority watersheds....More
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