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  1. Simplicity makes for great memoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Southwest Farm Press

    I'm in College Station this week for the 30th annual Plant Protection Association meeting. After returning to the hotel to write and meet my publication deadline, I decided to take a break and go for a walk.

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  2. Blackland Income Growth conference to feature cattle health, cotton disease updatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 22 | Southwest Farm Press

    An update on cattle ticks, new technologies in cotton and new horticultural practices will highlight the 57th annual Blackland Income Growth Conference Jan. 15 at the Waco Convention Center, 100 Washington Ave. in Waco. The conference, which attracts hundreds of producers from 23 counties covering more than 12 million acres, is sponsored by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Waco Chamber of Commerce.

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  3. Farm bill provides safety net for growers, security for lendersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 29 | Southwest Farm Press

    "The certainty of a farm bill provides lenders security they are going to get a certain amount of money back on what they lend." According to the Farm Bill House and Senate Conference Report, an agreement in principle has been reached on the 2018 Farm Bill.

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  4. Consumers could find good deals on holiday dinner fareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Southwest Farm Press

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  5. Wet conditions continue to slow cotton harvest, reduce qualityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 12 | Southwest Farm Press

    Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension state cotton specialist, College Station, said frequent 1- to 2-inch rains have continued to delay access to fields and cool, cloudy days are not offering ideal drying conditions.

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  6. Cattle tick, handling demonstrations featured at 47th South Texas Cow-Calf ClinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 13 | Southwest Farm Press

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  7. 30th TPPA conference features innovationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

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  8. Texas A&M AgriLife climate conference evaluates impacts, solutionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Climate and its impacts on agricultural and ecological systems highlighted a recent symposium held at the Texas A&M AgriLife Center on the Texas A&M University campus in College Station. The conference was part of the Texas A&M University Grand Challenge initiative funded by the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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  9. Cover cropping may not be for everyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

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  10. Seed cotton deadline nearing; expired farm bill generates uncertaintyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Economist encourages growers to seek advice from multiple sources before making seed cotton decisions. Texas A&M decision tool and help desk available.

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  11. 9 issues that affect 2019 planting decisionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Weather issues, low prices, financing worries, and high production costs top the list of management concerns as farmers try to complete harvesting 2018 crops and begin making planting decisions for 2019. Industry representatives will have an opportunity to see how research is working to solve some of these problems at the 30th annual Texas Plant Protection Association Conference Dec. 4-5 at the Brazos Center in Bryan/College Station, Texas.

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  12. Texas A&M leads $5.7 million research project to attack annual bluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    The most widely grown irrigated crop in the U.S. - turfgrass - is being threatened by annual bluegrass, and Texas A&M AgriLife is leading a project to find solutions. Texas A&M AgriLife is joining scientists across the nation to address the threat through a project called Research and Extension to Address Herbicide-Resistance Epidemic in Annual Bluegrass in Managed Turf Systems.

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  13. Rains delay harvests, planting schedulesRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Recent rain events are delaying harvests of some warm-season crops and planting of cool-season crops, including winter forages for cattle producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Widespread rains across Texas have brought much-needed moisture to drought-stricken areas of the state, but too much moisture is causing problems for producers trying to harvest and/or plant crops.

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  14. Texas A&M AgriLife to break ground on new poultry biosafety research facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 24, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Texas A&M to use the facility to develop new technologies to protect the state's multibillion-dollar poultry industry A groundbreaking ceremony is scheduled for 10 a.m. Oct. 25 for the new Biological Safety Level-II research facility at the Texas A&M University Poultry Research Center, 1202 Harvey Mitchell Parkway South in College Station. Merck Animal Health and Tyson Foods have provided gift funding for the new research facility, which aims to solve health-related challenges facing the poultry industry.

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  15. Nature, market forces made 2018 tough on Texas grain producersRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production as low prices, all-time record yields in the midwestern U.S. and trade uncertainties created a tough market for corn and sorghum growers across the state, they said.

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  16. Kimura named AgriLife Extension state peanut specialistRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

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  17. Cattle prices rise amid improving hay, forage conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains and improved winter grazing prospects, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension livestock marketing economist, College Station, said calf prices have risen in recent weeks due to improving pasture and rangeland conditions and prospects for winter grazing.

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  18. Maeda joins AgriLife Extension cotton program in LubbockRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 2, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    Dr. Murilo Maeda is returning to his roots when he trades the Texas coast for the South Plains to take the position as Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service cotton specialist in Lubbock, effective Oct. 1. "My family's roots run deep into the cotton industry, and I would like to contribute to its improvement," Maeda said, as he leaves his position as a Texas A&M AgriLife Research assistant research scientist in Corpus Christi. "Working out of the Corpus Christi center, I had the opportunity to work with many different crops, but cotton is special to me," he said.

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  19. Powerful Tools for Caregivers series to begin Oct. 1 in College StationRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

    A six-week "Powerful Tools for Caregivers" educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend will be offered by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service each Monday from Oct. 1 through Nov. 5. "You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country," said Rachel Brauner, AgriLife Extension program specialist, College Station. The series is free and open to the public.

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  20. El Nino weather patterns expected to bring wetter conditions through winterRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Southwest Farm Press

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