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  • Today, Texas Tech University held a groundbreaking ceremony for the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine.

Texas Tech breaks ground on new vet school

By Julie Tomascik Editor Texas Tech University broke ground today on the state’s second veterinary school. “This groundbreaking celebrates an achievement that symbolizes the best of what can result from cooperation that captures the synergies [...]


  • Dove season is underway, and while conditions were good for opening weekend, success will be dependent on food and water access, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Dove season success dependent on food, water access

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Dove season is underway, and while conditions were good for opening weekend, success will be [...]

  • North American animal health officials met recently to discuss preventative measures concerning African swine fever.

ASF focus of North American animal health meeting

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist North American animal health officials met recently to discuss preventative measures concerning African swine fever [...]

  • Gov. Greg Abbott issued a state of disaster in late August due to drought conditions in the Panhandle and South Texas.

State of disaster issued for Texas counties

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Gov. Greg Abbott issued a state of disaster in late August due to drought conditions [...]

  • U.S. farmers were less optimistic and less inclined to make capital investments in their operations following the release of USDA’s Crop Production report Aug. 12, according to the Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer.

Farmer sentiment falls in August

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter U.S. farmers were less optimistic and less inclined to make capital investments in their operations [...]

  • The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Risk Management Agency announced changes to the Whole Farm Revenue Protection policy starting with the 2020 crop insurance year.

USDA RMA announces changes to 2020 crop insurance year

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Risk Management Agency (RMA) announced changes to the Whole [...]

  • States no longer have to apply for emergency use registration for Transform WG and Closer SC (sulfoxaflor) to combat sugarcane aphids, the tarnished plant bug and other pests.

EPA registers long-term uses of sulfoxaflor

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter States no longer have to apply for emergency-use registration for Transform WG and Closer SC [...]

  • Cotton harvest is underway in the Lone Star State.

Cotton harvest underway in Texas

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Cotton harvest is underway in the Lone Star State. Cool and wet conditions in the [...]

  • Nearly 40 Texas Farm Bureau young farmer and rancher members grew their knowledge and understanding of the beef industry through a recent Beef 706 course held last month.

Beef 706 a prime experience for young ranchers

By Julie Tomascik Editor Texas cattlemen and women have a legacy to uphold, a brand to be proud of and [...]