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  • Dow, DuPont merger nears completion

Dow, DuPont merger nears completion

August 7th, 2017|

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor In just a few short weeks, the merger between Dow Chemical Company and DuPont will be final. According to a press release issued Friday, the two companies have received all the required regulatory approvals and clearances to complete the merger. The merger of equals is slated to close Aug. 31. [...]

  • Summer peak season for West Nile virus

Summer peak season for West Nile virus

August 7th, 2017|

The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Lab (TVMDL) has documented a significant increase in the percentage of horses that test positive for exposure to the West Nile virus (WNV). Most cases of WNV occur during the summer or early fall. Horse owners should remain vigilant and watch for symptoms of the disease. The virus poses [...]

  • Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

Celebrate National Farmers Market Week

August 7th, 2017|

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue has proclaimed Aug. 6-13 to be National Farmers Market Week. This is the eighteenth year the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has supported local farmers and ranchers by encouraging families to meet, and buy from, the farmers and other vendors at their local farmers market. The proclamation Perdue signed [...]

Travis Davis

June 13th, 2017|

Everest Frank Pawlik Memorial Scholarship Travis Davis Willacy County District 13 I want to become an agricultural scientist to help feed an ever-growing population. FFA has taught me to be a servant leader who gives back to the community, provide for others and, above all else, promote agriculture. I have learned that I can do [...]

Sterling Pieniazek

June 13th, 2017|

Joe Kapavik Memorial Scholarship Sterling Pieniazek Denton County District 4 Providing a safe and wholesome food supply is something we are taught all throughout our agricultural education courses. It is our duty as agriculturalists to ensure the world is provided with safe products for consumers to consume. It is pretty cool that I got to [...]

Charlsie Harris

June 13th, 2017|

Dennis Dean Honorary Scholarship Charlsie Harris Atascosa County District 10 I have been around cats, dogs and farm animals my whole life. What a dream come true it would be for me to have a career tending to the health needs of these animals. I have a soft spot in my heart for animals and [...]

Wesley Fehrle

June 13th, 2017|

William "Bill" Thompson Honorary Scholarship Wesley Fehrle Washington County District 11 Our society functions and is based upon agriculture. Agriculture is our nation's oldest and most honest industry. We must be ready to advocate for those who are putting food on the shelves of our grocery stores.While there are many ways to do this, I [...]

Cullen Eppright

June 13th, 2017|

Don Sugarek Memorial Scholarship Cullen Eppright Gonzales County District 12 I want to hold true to my roots in the agricultural and rodeo industries and combine them with my interests and talents of service, leadership, communications and business to help agriculture interest organizations continue the advancement of agriculture into the future. I also want to [...]

Brice Boyd

June 13th, 2017|

Brice Boyd Hamilton County District 8 I am pursuing a carer in the agricultural industry so that I can help equip students with the tools to be used in the real world and to continually use them and improve in their daily lives. I want to teach high school students the value of hard work, [...]

Macey Thurman

June 13th, 2017|

Macey Thurman Randall County District 1 I love agriculture and the people who are the backbone of the industry, so I want to do everything I can to see these people succeed in their own careers. I want to help feed the world and I believe that helping the people who put in the labor [...]