Agriculture, Texas News

9/4/2020

‘Trump Bump’ in Farm Income to Disappear in 2021 – Successful Farming
Gov. Greg Abbott considering legislation to put Austin police under state control after budget cut – Texas Tribune


9/3/2020

Deadline Approaching for USDA’s Coronavirus Food Assistance Program – USDA
Analysis: Voting in Texas could be as easy as a trip to the grocery store – Texas Tribune
Reported Covid-19 cases at UT jump sharply – Austin Business Journal
Increased China Sales Still Not on Pace – American Farm Bureau
Texas farmers and ranchers step up to help their neighbors -RFD-TV


9/2/2020

Biggest Farmers Stand Solidly with Trump, Poll Shows – Successful Farming
Analysis: With schools opening, Texas enters a critical two weeks of the pandemic – Texas Tribune
Texas A&M President Michael Young says he will retire May 31 to return to faculty -Texas Tribune


9/1/2020

Almost 3.3 million Texans have filed for unemployment relief since mid-March – Texas Tribune
COVID-19 Update — Gearing Up For The Ginning Season – Cotton Farming
Football activities lead to COVID-19 cases at Austin-area schools, health officials say – Statesman
More Dicamba Developments – Progressive Farmer


8/31/2020

Texas: 14 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought – AgFax


8/27/2020

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Irrigation Running, Sample Soils for Nematodes – AgFax


8/24/2020

Texas High Plains Cotton: Stink Bugs Remain Quiet – AgFax
Texas South Plains Cotton: 4 Questions Regarding Lygus – AgFax


8/4/2020

Glitches in Aid Program Obscure Need for more Relief During Pandemic, Say Ag Leaders – Successful Farming
Colony Collapse Toll is Highest in Four Years for U.S. Honeybees – Successful Farming


8/21/2020

Texas High Plains Cotton: Insect Pressure Generally Low, Don’t Stop Scouting – Podcast, AgFax


8-3-2020

Texas High Plains Cotton: Keep an Eye Out for Bollworms – AgFax
Texas Plains IPM: Lygus Numbers Rise, Drought Stress Continues – AgFax
U.S. Farm Income May Suffer Due to Coronavirus Impact on Livestock – Successful Farming


7-31-2020

What you need to know about the coronavirus right now – Successful Farming
DTN Cotton Open: Rebounds from Plunge to Gain 2.03% – AgFax
The PIK Program…It Seemed Like A Good Idea At The Time – AgFax
Rice Market Update: Good Early Field Yields, Hanna Hurts 2nd Crop – AgFax
U.S. corn, soybean export sales smash July records on huge China deals – Farm Journal AgWeb
Texas LRGV Cotton: Heavy Crop Damage from Hanna – AgFax


7-30-2020

Additional round of coronavirus aid expected – Texas Farm Bureau


7-29-2020

Pace of Coronavirus payments to farmers slows, reasons unclear – Successful Farming
Texas High Plains Cotton: Bollworms, Lygus, Aphids Podcast – Texas AgriLife Extension, Hale and Swisher Counties – AgFax
Hurricane Hanna disrupts harvest across RGV – Texas Farm Bureau


7-28-2020

Mystery seeds from overseas – Texas Farm Bureau
U.S. Warns Against Planting Unsolicited Seeds from China – Farm Journal Agweb
Additional Guidance on Senate Proposals – Farm Journal Agweb


7-27-2020

Sarah Eckhardt wins special election for Texas Senate seat after Rep. Eddie Rodriguez forgoes a runoff – Texas Tribune
Texas ranchers, activists and local officials are bracing for megadroughts brought by climate change – Texas Tribune
Agriculture Commissioner warns Texans about unsolicited seed packets from China – KXXV-TV, Waco, Tx
USDA Not on Track to Hit $16 Billion in CFAP Payments – Farm Journal Agweb
COVID-19 Precautions Make Hurricane Relief Difficult For South Texas Counties – Texas Public Radio
Texas Rice: Hurricane Hanna Impacts on Ratoon Crop – AgFax
Senate Releases New Stimulus Bill – Farm Journal Agweb


7-26-2020

Food Activist Champions Farmers, Makes 6 Predictions – Farm Journal Agweb
From cotton to hogs, agriculture groups seek billions more in coronavirus aid – The Daily Item
Trial and error: Texas hemp crop facing challenges in first season – Amarillo-Globe News
State fairs find ways to promote local agriculture despite cancelations – FSN-Food Safety News
Witness: Driver gunned down armed protester in Texas capital – NBC News
Hanna brings flooding, power outages to southern Texas Gulf Coast – Texas Tribune


7-24-2020

Analysis: Texas in a state of financial uncertainty – Texas Tribune
Texas High Plains Cotton: Plant Bugs Widespread and Building – AgFax
Texas: 9 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought – AgFax


7-21-2020

Democratic lawmakers ask for removal of Confederate monuments at Texas Capitol – Houston Chronicle
Dicamba update: BASF petitions for a rehearing in U.S. court – Agdaily


7-20-2020

If Texas Capitol remains closed, lobbyists say special interests will thrive away from public view – KXAN-TV, Austin, Tx


7-19-2020

Analysis: A government of, by and for — but without the people -Texas Tribune


7-16-2020

Farmer Feedback: U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue meets with ranchers in Texas – KXAN-TV, Austin, Tx
Gov. Abbott signs stewardship agreement with US Secretary of Agriculture – KTRE, Tyler, Tx