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  • The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a draft agreement with Mexican tomato growers to work out trade disputes on Tuesday evening.

Agreement announced to settle Mexico tomato antidumping investigation

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist The U.S. Department of Commerce announced a draft agreement with Mexican tomato growers to work out trade disputes on Tuesday evening. The agreement will suspend the antidumping investigation into fresh [...]


  • A federal court said the 2015 Waters of the United States rule is unlawful under the Clean Water Act because of its “vast expansion of jurisdiction over waters and land traditionally within the states’ regulatory authority.”

Federal court sends illegal water rule back to EPA

Repeal of the 2015 Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is a victory for clean water and clear rules, [...]

  • The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing changes to its hours-of-service requirements for truck drivers, and they’ll be in Dallas this week to discuss the proposal.

Hours-of-service listening session Friday in Dallas

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proposing changes to its hours-of-service requirements for [...]

  • USA Rice and Corteva are partnering together to award $8,500 in scholarships during National Rice Month.

National Rice Month scholarship contest now open

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist USA Rice and Corteva are partnering together to award $8,500 in scholarships during National Rice [...]

  • Two Texans were sworn into positions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture this month.

Texans appointed to USDA positions

By Justin Walker Communications Specialist Two Texans were sworn into positions with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) this month. [...]

  • There should be birds aplenty for Texas hunters for the opening of dove season.

Bird population, habitat point to positive dove season

By Gary Joiner TFB Radio Network Manager There should be birds aplenty for Texas hunters for the opening of dove [...]

  • A free downloadable book, A Berry Good Project, geared toward third- to fifth-grade students is now available. The book helps students understand farmers’ choices related to pest management.

‘A Berry Good Project’ available from Feeding Minds Press

A Berry Good Project, a free downloadable book geared toward third- to fifth-grade students, is now available from Feeding Minds [...]

  • Economic uncertainty, trade tensions with China and adverse weather conditions are taking their toll on farm equipment sales in the United States.

Tractor, combine sales declining

By Jessica Domel Multimedia Reporter Economic uncertainty, trade tensions with China and adverse weather conditions are taking their toll on [...]

  • Texas vegetable grower Bernie Thiel faces a medley of issues—including weather challenges, markets and labor.

Texas vegetable grower faces challenges

By Jennifer Dorsett Field Editor A man leans against a dusty pickup truck, surveying the field before him. A full [...]