“I think the broader implications are more big retailers exploring expanding into processing themselves versus buying the product from a current packer or processor.” – David Anderson, agricultural economist at Texas A&M University.
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will offer a free Mental Health First Aid workshop.
As the grass dries up, ranchers need to choose to either invest in bringing in hay from elsewhere or bring down their herd numbers, said Jeff Savell, an animal science professor at Texas A&M University.
Janet Hurley, an extension entomologist at Texas A&M University, said, “I tell everybody, having a home is like being the owner of your own Fort Knox because you’ve got to watch it and every little thing can lead to something else.”
Leaf wounds from insects make organic fruits and vegetables healthier for us to eat, researchers report.
In Texas, Kansas and Colorado, farmers are weighing whether they should plant fewer acres of corn and more sorghum, even though China has all but stopped buying it.