But if you get off the main roads and pay attention to the canyons, the mesas, and the rangelands that make up large areas of the Texas High Plains, you’ll come to appreciate the sometimes subtle variations in color, the muted reds, the splashes of yellow, the odd golden-leaved tree standing tall and conspicuous among the dusty green of smaller brush and the browns of dried up native grasses.
Land values across the nation have remained relatively flat over the past year, with many Corn Belt states showing a decline. But land in most of the Southwest region continues to increase in value....More
Late last week USDA announced that nearly half of the farmers who signed up for the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs will receive payments for the 2014 crop year....More
“I feel good about our FSA offices here in Texas and across the nation for the work they have done over the past two years to get these programs rolled out,” said USDA-FSA Farm Service Agency Administrator Val Dolcini....More