WTACI scholarship program supports “educational and research programs promoting the safe and efficient use of agricultural chemicals in West Texas through student scholarships." The industry awards recognize “individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the agriculture industry of West Texas."
In his annual report to the Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., annual meeting Executive Vice President Steve Verett encouraged the cotton industry to look beyond partisan politics to meet the challenges of maintaining reasonable and responsible farm policy....More
“The impact of drought on agriculture in Texas has certainly played a huge role in the economic well-being of agriculture, as well as the availability of water for both irrigation and municipal use.”...More
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....More
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