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  • Farmers and ranchers can now enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs for the 2020 crop year.

USDA opens 2020 ARC, PLC enrollment

Farmers and ranchers now can enroll in the Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) and Price Loss Coverage (PLC) programs—two U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) safety net programs—for the 2020 crop year. Meanwhile, farmers who enrolled farms [...]

  • Farmers and ranchers are some of the biggest advocates for sustainability.

Farm Bureau focuses on sustainability

Farmers and ranchers have a good story to tell regarding sustainability and climate-friendly practices, according to Andrew Walmsley, American Farm [...]

  • cattle entering select Texas livestock markets will be outfitted with ultra-high frequency back tags in lieu of the traditional paper tag.

TAHC, TCFA to study disease traceability via UHF back tags

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Over the next year, cattle entering select Texas livestock markets will be outfitted with an [...]

  • Texas Farm Bureau offers agritourism liability signs for members to purchase. They are $4 each and available by filling out the online form.

Farm Bureau offers agritourism liability signs

By Julie Tomascik Editor Agritourism is a growing trend fueled by consumers, and fall is a season ripe with opportunities [...]

  • Texas farmers paid more to rent pasture and crop land over the past year, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Farmland, grazing rental rates rise

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Texas farmers paid more to rent pasture and cropland over the past year, according to [...]

  • The American Farm Bureau Federation proposes changes to the milk program, Federal Milk Marketing Order, to better serve dairy farmers.

Farm Bureau releases milk program recommendations

Proposed changes to the Federal Milk Marketing Order by the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) could mean more democracy and [...]

  • A Texas Tech University researcher received a patent to convert low-grade cotton into pure cellulose to use in biodegradable products.

Texas Tech researcher patents new use for low-grade cotton

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor Cotton is king in Texas. The fiber is the top cash crop in the Lone [...]

  • Financial issues, farm or business problems, as well as fear of losing the farm, impact farmers’ and ranchers’ mental health.

Stress, mental health impact agriculture

By Julie Tomascik Editor Financial issues, farm or business problems, as well as fear of losing the farm, impact farmers’ [...]

  • County Farm Bureaus may apply for $1,000 grants for educational programs that help cultivate a better understanding of agriculture for grades K-12 through the White-Reinhardt Mini-Grant Program.

Agricultural literacy grants available

By Julie Tomascik Editor Increasing agricultural literacy and awareness in schools and communities is a priority for the American Farm [...]