This has been a busy summer, including a move, knee surgery, a 10-day 11-state road trip vacation, Little League baseball games, and my usual farm visits, summer meetings, and, for the first time in several years, a small backyard garden.
Texas is quickly becoming the preferred destination for Mexican produce imports because of the completion of a major Mexican super highway connecting the major produce growing areas of Sinaloa, Mexico, and the Texas border....More
Farmers know they will have good years and they will have bad years. The objective is to build up enough equity in the good years to weather the inevitable bad years. It is a pattern every farmer is very familiar with. But what happens when it doesn’t work?...More
As water concerns continue to rise, the potential for making more money with the available water is really good, he said, so that’s one of the reasons to look at this new production system with high tunnels and high-value vegetable crops....More
The tall morning glory weed can be problematic for chile growers. The presence of this weed in crops may lead to an increase in harvesting time or hoeing time and may also result in fewer chile pods....More