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  • Organic sales hit all-time highs last year, according to the 2019 Organic Industry Survey.

Record year for organic sales in 2018

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Organic sales hit all-time highs last year, according to the Organic Industry Survey. The survey, released last week by the Organic Trade Association, showed the U.S. organic market made $52.5 [...]


  • Even if a trade agreement is reached between the United States and China in the coming months, the nation’s farmers and ranchers will likely need more aid to stay in business, according to a Texas farmer and rancher who recently testified in front of a Congressional subcommittee.

Texas farmer testifies on ag economy

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Even if a trade agreement is reached between the United States and China in the [...]

  • The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has adopted migratory game bird seasons for 2019-20.

TPWD finalizes 2019-20 migratory game bird seasons

The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department has adopted migratory game bird seasons for 2019-20. Officials said the only change from [...]

  • The United States is taking action against Mexican growers and exporters it says are undercutting the U.S. tomato market and hurting farmers, but the action could have unintended consequences.

U.S. resumes tomato anti-dumping investigation

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter The United States is taking action against Mexican growers and exporters it says are undercutting [...]

  • Government officials recently met in Canada to discuss an international containment effort of African swine fever.

International forum on ASF held in Canada

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Government officials recently met in Canada this week to discuss an international containment effort of [...]

  • A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency reveals the truth about agriculture’s role in greenhouse gas emissions.

Report clears air on greenhouse gas emissions for cattle

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Over the past few months, there have been a barrage of media reports and some [...]

  • A new monthly podcast, “Dr. Dale on Quail,” produced by the Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation features the insights on Dr. Dale Rollins on quail updates and information.

‘Dr. Dale on Quail’ podcast takes flight

A new monthly podcast produced by the Rolling Plains Quail Research Foundation (RPQRF) features the insights of Dr. Dale Rollins [...]

  • The recently reintroduced Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act, S. 1255, addresses the challenges of transporting livestock by providing some fixes for hours of service regulations and the electronic logging device mandate.

Bill gives livestock haulers more flexibility

The recently reintroduced Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act, S. 1255, addresses the challenges of transporting livestock by providing some [...]

  • Nearly 800 fourth grade students gained a deeper knowledge of agriculture last month during Farm City Week in Gainesville.

North Texas students learn about agriculture at Farm City Week

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Nearly 800 fourth grade students gained a deeper knowledge of agriculture last month during Farm [...]