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You need a truck that works hard on your farm, ranch or job site. This category highlights stories of the tough, dependable performance Ford trucks are known for.

December 28th, 2018|

Share your stories of Ford vehicles that are 20-years-old or older. It could be a vehicle special to the family, a vehicle that just won’t quit or a Ford you restored.

December 28th, 2018|

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Many TFB members can credit being alive today due to the ruggedness of their Ford vehicle. Those life-saving experiences can be highlighted in this category.

December 28th, 2018|

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Two areas released from fever tick quarantine

December 28th, 2018|

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) and U.S. Department of Agriculture Cattle Fever Tick Eradication Program (USDA-CFTEP) recently announced the release of the Control Purpose Quarantine Area (CPQA) in Live Oak County and a portion of the Hidalgo County CPQA. These releases rescind all movement restrictions, inspections and quarantine-related treatment requirements for livestock and wildlife [...]

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Cotton harvest faces weather challenges

October 19th, 2018|

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Texas cotton farmers can’t catch a break with the weather this year. An early-season drought followed by ill-timed rains will likely lead to a below-average 2018 season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Cool spring temperatures, summer drought and late-season rains are just a few of the [...]

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You can’t eat just one Pretzel Bite!

October 19th, 2018|

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Farm Bureau: Throw out water rule

October 19th, 2018|

A 2015 rule that expands the federal government’s control over private land nationwide should be vacated in its entirety, attorneys argued in papers filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas. The American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) and a broad coalition of business groups, along with the state of Texas and [...]

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Hurricanes devastate Southeast agriculture

October 19th, 2018|

Several hurricanes have devastated agriculture in the Southeast this fall. Relief funds have been established to assist farmers, ranchers and rural communities in their recovery efforts. See the information below if you are interested in donating to one of the relief funds. Alabama To help the state’s farmers recover from Hurricane Michael’s devastating effects, the [...]

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New free trade agreements on the horizon

October 18th, 2018|

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter The Trump administration is seeking additional free trade opportunities to sell U.S. agricultural and consumer goods abroad. U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Robert Lighthizer notified Congress the administration will soon begin negotiating free trade agreements with Japan, the United Kingdom and the European Union. “We are committed to concluding these negotiations [...]

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Celebrate the outdoors during National Wildlife Refuge Week

October 18th, 2018|

National Wildlife Refuge Week is Oct. 14-20, and refuges in Texas and across the country are hosting special events, festivals, tours and even volunteer opportunities to help wildlife and to highlight how refuges protect habitat and improve communities. “Our public lands are our greatest treasures,” U.S. Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke said. “Public access [...]