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  • Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 TFB Young Farm & Rancher Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and ranchers between the ages of 18 and 35 to meet with fellow producers and learn about other agricultural perspectives.

Young Farmer & Rancher Fall Tour set for Sept. 6-8

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Young producers will get a look at West Texas agriculture through the 2019 Texas Farm Bureau (TFB) Young Farm & Rancher (YF&R) Fall Tour. It’s an opportunity for farmers and [...]


  • The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is monitoring a number of animal health risks as summer weather continues to heat up.

Warm weather brings about animal health issues

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is monitoring a number of animal health risks as [...]

  • The summer season is a busy time for outdoor farmers markets, which means plenty of opportunities for consumers to purchase fresh produce.

Fresh produce requires proper handling

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist The summer season is a busy time for outdoor farmers markets, which means plenty of [...]

  • The Fertilizer Institute offers the 4R Nutrient Stewardship Certification program designed to train retailers and consultants to assist farmers when it comes to fertilizer application.

Program sets standards for fertilizer application

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Protecting the environment remains a priority for farmers during planting, growing and harvesting seasons. Fertilizer [...]

  • USDA will resurvey farmers to provide a more accurate estimate of the crop size and planted area.

Resurvey of planted acres to provide clearer crop estimates

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will resurvey farmers to provide a more accurate estimate of the crop size and [...]

  • Since June 19, the Texas Animal Health Commission has received confirmation of three additional anthrax cases in the area of Texas where anthrax is historically found.

TAHC provides Texas anthrax update

Since June 19, the Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has received confirmation of three additional anthrax cases in the area [...]

  • It’s been a wetter-than-normal year for most, spurring resurgences of insects some Texas farmers and ranchers haven’t seen in years.

Large grasshoppers, bollworms threaten Texas cotton

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter It’s been a wetter-than-normal year for most, spurring resurgences of insects some Texas farmers and [...]

  • Last month, the U.S. Senate confirmed Susan Combs to be an assistance secretary for Policy, Management and Budget at the U.S. Department of the Interior with a 57-36 vote.

Combs confirmed for top Interior Department post

Last month, the U.S. Senate confirmed Susan Combs to be the assistant secretary for Policy, Management and Budget at the [...]

  • The $17.53 million allocated by the Texas Legislature in the state budget will be used to initiate curriculum design and development, recruit faculty and begin the processes necessary to attain program accreditation for Texas Tech University’s School of Veterinary Medicine.

Legislature funds state’s second vet school

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter It’s not just a victory for Texas Tech University. It’s a win for rural Texas, [...]