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Livestock: World’s Largest Cattle-Feeding Operation Changes Hands – DTN

Livestock: World’s Largest Cattle-Feeding Operation Changes Hands – DTN

👤By Chris Clayton DTN Ag Policy Editor 🕔Jan 19, 2018

 JBS USA has announced the sale of the world’s largest cattle-feeding operation, Five Rivers Cattle Feeding, to affiliates of Pinnacle Asset Management LP, in a sale valued at approximately $200 million.   JBS USA had been shopping around for a buyer

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Texas: Ag Forum, Amarilli, Jan. 26

Texas: Ag Forum, Amarilli, Jan. 26

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

“For more than 30 years, the Texas Ag Forum has provided policy and market outlook for Texas agricultural producers and commodity leaders providing informative analysis,” said Dr. Joe Outlaw, Texas Ag Forum secretary and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist, College

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Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 15

Texas: High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop, Amarillo, Feb. 15

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 18, 2018

The Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop will be Feb. 15 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd. in Amarillo. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m., with the program from 9 a.m. to 4

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Western Region Pecans: Light Deliveries, Good Demand

Western Region Pecans: Light Deliveries, Good Demand

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points of Improved varieties were fairly light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Harvesting is expected to remain steady during the next week, with harvesting expected to continue through most of the month.

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Texas Pecans: Good Demand, Light Deliveries

Texas Pecans: Good Demand, Light Deliveries

👤From USDA 🕔Jan 17, 2018

Deliveries by growers to delivery points were very light. Demand was fairly good for good quality pecans. Natives are currently being harvested. Harvesting is expected to remain light, and most are finishing up harvesting for the season. Harvested quality has

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Louisiana Sugarcane: Maximizing Harvest with the Right Blade

Louisiana Sugarcane: Maximizing Harvest with the Right Blade

👤By Debra Larson, University of Illinois 🕔Jan 17, 2018

You wouldn’t use the same knife to cut through a thick steak as you would to slice an angel food cake, right? Although that may be a ridiculous comparison, the same principle holds true when harvesting various crops. One blade

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Wildland Fire Potential High in Central & Southern Plains – Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma

Wildland Fire Potential High in Central & Southern Plains – Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma

👤By Kathy Gehl, K-State Research and Extension 🕔Jan 17, 2018

The central and southern Plains, including much of Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas have a higher than usual potential of wildland fire through April, according to Kansas State University scientists and a government organization that assesses such risks.  In its latest

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Texas Cotton: TDA-Mandated Trainings for Dicamba Use

Texas Cotton: TDA-Mandated Trainings for Dicamba Use

👤From a Press Release 🕔Jan 16, 2018

The Texas Department of Agriculture will require special training in 2018 for new auxin herbicides applied under a Section 3 approval on dicamba-tolerant and 2,4-D-tolerant cotton. To meet this requirement, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Hockley, Cochran and

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Texas: Farm Bill Discussed at 56th Blackland Income Growth Conference

Texas: Farm Bill Discussed at 56th Blackland Income Growth Conference

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 16, 2018

Texas’ No. 1 cash crop may receive loss protection it did not get in the last farm bill, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Joe Outlaw, AgriLife Extension economist in College Station, told attendees at the

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Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

Texas: Ag Economic Risk Management Program, Lubbock, Jan. 23

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jan 15, 2018

Seeking Solutions: Managing Economic Risks will be hosted by the North Region of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service on Jan. 23 in Lubbock. The program will begin with registration at 8:30 a.m. at Cagle’s Steaks and BBQ, 8732 4th St. To insure

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