Management en TPPA annual conference features ag technology <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Annual TPPA conference features ag technology.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Conferences Tue, 18 Oct 2016 14:02:00 +0000 101911 at <p>Dr. Alex Thomasson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research engineer in College Station, will provide the latest on unmanned aerial vehicles, or UAVs, and their application to agriculture at the 28th annual Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec. 6-7 at the Brazos Center.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Funding needed to improve flood control <div class="field-byline"> Karen Ray for EBID </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many of the dams have reached their design life span and maintenance is needed to extend their life.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Land Management Irrigation Mon, 17 Oct 2016 19:43:00 +0000 101891 at <p>Hatch Valley flood control dam.&nbsp;</p> (Photo courtesy of EBID) Two birds with one stone <div class="node-body article-body">Apprentices who complete the paid training program will meet the qualifications for a position as a USDA agricultural commodities grader.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management USDA Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:46:00 +0000 101851 at Photo: MariaArefyeva/Thinkstock Rural Economic Outlook conference set for Oct. 21 <div class="field-byline"> Don Stotts, OSU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The annual conference will feature insights about trends and expectations regarding agriculture and rural economies.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Conferences Wed, 12 Oct 2016 19:03:00 +0000 101821 at <p>A full house for last year&#39;s Rural Economic Outlook Conference at Oklahoma State University. This year&#39;s conference will be Oct. 21.</p> Non-GMO Month pushes oft-refuted misinformation <div class="node-body blog-body"> Non-GMO Month was created as another marketing ploy that uses misinformation and gullibility to enhance sales. But maybe I’m just cynical.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0000 101701 at Buying and selling a ranch can be tricky, and knowing the ins and outs can make or save you money <div class="node-body article-body">Texas is known for cattle production. In fact, the state is the number one provider of U.S. beef, and has been for a long time. Texas also boasts the largest number of ranches in the nation.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Land Management Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:58:00 +0000 101511 at Longtime Texas A&M-Commerce agriculture professor Don Reid has died <div class="node-body article-body">“Doc helped many kids achieve their academic and career goals—too many to count,” Swart said. “He is one of the finest people I have ever known.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management People Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 101441 at <p>Don Reid</p> OSU Rural Outlook conference Oct. 21 <div class="node-body article-body">The annual conference offers Oklahoma and Southwest farmers and ranchers an opportunity to evaluate trends, markets and opportunities in various enterprises at an opportune time to affect decision-making for the 2017 cropping season.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Management Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:31:00 +0000 101201 at <p>OSU agricultural economists Damona Doye and Kim Anderson prepare for presentation at the 2015 Rural Economic Outlook conference. This year&#39;s conference is slated for Oct. 21&nbsp;</p> True patriotism: It’s more than pomp and circumstance <div class="node-body blog-body">I stand for the national anthem and either place my hand over my heart or more likely stand at attention, a habit that was drilled into me during basic training as a member of the Army Reserve.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:33:00 +0000 101091 at <p>A symbol of liberty.</p> News of agribusiness: The Monsanto Fund provides farmers opportunity to give to community <div class="node-body article-body">Through November 30, 2016, eligible farmers residing in eligible counties will have the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to a local eligible nonprofit organization.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Crops Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:26:00 +0000 101021 at