Dr. Travis Miller, interim associate director for state operations with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has been elected to the board of directors for the Texas Plant Protection Association....More
Southwest cotton producers will visit their counterparts in North Carolina and Virginia from August 3-8 as part of the National council 2014 Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E) program. Texas will host producers from the Southeast August 19-24....More
On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, his granddaughter vowed to continue his legacy by preparing a new generation of leaders to feed the world from the university he served for the last 25 years of his life....More
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
Federal Judge Christina Armijo said she sill decide whether a New Mexico slaughterhouse will be allowed to open and begin processing horses for slaughter no later than late October.
Armijo placed a restraining order on Valley Meat Company of New Mexico and Responsible Transportation of Sigourney, Iowa, last month preventing the two processing plants from commencing horse slaughter operations even though USDA had issued them permits in June....More
Producers from across the Cotton Belt gain insight in production practices from other regions, thanks to the Producer Information Exchange (P.I.E.) program, sponsored by the National cotton Council with support from Bayer CropScience....More
Senate Agriculture Committee chair says new farm bill will help farmers in all regions of the country continue to provide an abundant, reliable and safe food supply and help conserve the land and water on which they'll grow it....More