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  • fire ants

Fire ants march across Texas fields

By Shala Watson Multimedia Writer Fire ants are a growing nuisance across Texas in urban, agricultural and wildlife areas. The mild winter and increased moisture this spring have compounded the problem as populations seem to [...]

  • corn

Mexico turns to Brazil for corn

One of the nation’s largest importers of American corn has just found another source for its grain. Late last week, [...]

  • flooding

Disaster Assistance Programs available for farmers, ranchers

Farmers, ranchers, families and small businesses affected by recent severe storms and flooding have assistance available through several U.S. Department [...]

  • NAFTA

NAFTA renegotiation to start in August

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor The Trump administration on Thursday officially triggered a process that will begin renegotiation of the [...]

  • cotton

U.S. cotton crop expected to be bigger in 2017-18

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report, the 2017-18 cotton crop [...]

  • TRC
  • TRC

Texas Rural Challenge conference approaches

By Shala Watson Multimedia Writer Rural communities are the heartbeat of Texas and agriculture. More than 170 of the 254 [...]

  • Perdue

Perdue: Farmers, rural communities hurting

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor Low commodity prices, a strong dollar and global production are squeezing American farmers and taking [...]

  • drought

Summer could be hot and dry

Above-average temperatures and dry conditions across Texas could be a sign of things to come this summer, according to State [...]

  • West Nile

First West Nile case of the year confirmed in Texas

Texas’ first West Nile case of the year has been reported to the Department of State Health Services (DSHS). An [...]

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