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Capital Farm Credit offers financial tips

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Editor Low commodity prices and tight margins are putting the squeeze on many farmers and ranchers. While some will consider a loan, others remain hesitant to add new debt. Whichever option [...]

  • steak

Deflation changes meat purchase habits

Despite years of increasing prices in a volume-challenged marketplace, deflation is overwhelmingly changing meat purchase intents yet again, according to [...]

  • spinach

Vegetable harvest underway in Lower Rio Grande Valley

Vegetable growers across most of South Texas are hoping the unseasonably-warm winter will remain now that planting has begun to [...]

  • wild pigs

Ag commissioner approves new measure for wild pig control

Texas farmers and ranchers are losing ground to wild pigs. A new measure recently approved by Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid [...]

  • farm bill funding

AFBF joins groups in support of farm bill funding

Reduced spending under the 2014 Farm Bill contributed greatly to the nation’s deficit reduction effort. But additional cuts to the [...]

  • iconic barn Lubbock

Iconic ag landmark in Lubbock to be renovated

By Landee Kieschnick TFB Communications Intern At the heart of the campus sits an iconic landmark rooted in Texas Tech [...]

  • fever ticks
  • fever ticks

Cattle fever ticks a growing concern

By Julie Tomascik Editor The cattle fever tick, and the disease it carries, has the capability to cripple the Texas [...]

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  • Texas Rural Challenge
  • IED

Texas Rural Challenge spotlights economic development

By Landee Kieschnick TFB Communications Intern An opportunity to spur rural economic development and encourage rural entrepreneurship in youth and [...]

  • Monarch Butterfly

Monarch butterfly populations down

Farmers, landowners, conservationists and citizen groups are making steady progress promoting the conservation of monarch butterflies and expanding habitat. A [...]

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