TAHOKA – A county-wide burn ban that was recently lifted is expected to be reinstated on Monday, June 27 by Lynn County officials, according to information this week from Lynn County Judge Mike Braddock.
The “2022 Alternative Crop Options After Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains” is now available from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.
Even farmers with irrigated cropland are facing a challenge from this year’s dry weather and high temperatures, as this tractor was kicking up dust while working to control weeds one morning this past week in a fi eld with a pair of centerpivot irrigation systems. LPR photo
The 2022 Texas hay production outlook appears in doubt due to high fertilizer prices and widespread drought, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is seeking nominations of domestic Upland cotton producers from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and importers of cotton and cotton-containing products for positions on the Cotton Board.
The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas has announced the launch of its Texas organic webpage.
Arthur Pedroza (left) was the winner of a new gas grill given away by the local United Supermarkets store as part of a Father’s Day promotion. Making the presentation was Terry Bryant, local store manager. Photo courtesy Terry Bryant
Farmers who have not yet completed their crop acreage reports after planting should make an appointment with their local Farm Service Agency (FSA) service center before the applicable deadline.
The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be increasing the number of Texas Highway Patrol (THP) troopers on the road from Thursday, June 24th, through Sunday, July 10th, as part of the Intoxicated Driving Mobilization (IDM) - Specific Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP).
After the Borden County Coyote’s season ended much earlier than they hoped for, one team member found out last weekend she’s still got one game left.