Latest News for: Texas organic growers


A&M makes effort to turn US into organic cotton leader

The Bryan Eagle 16 Nov 2023
... scientist, and Peter Dotray, AgriLife Research weed scientist, both in Lubbock, will conduct research and outreach in the area, where the majority of Texas organic cotton growers are located.

Water woes, hot summers and labor costs are haunting pumpkin farmers in the West

SCNOW Morning News 29 Oct 2023
For some pumpkin growers in states like Texas, New Mexico and Colorado, this year's pumpkin crop was a reminder of the water challenges hitting agriculture across the Southwest and West as ...

CAES leads $3.2 mln USDA grant to improve organic onion production

Fresh Plaza 19 Oct 2023
... more effective production practices for organic onion growers in the southern United States where short-day onions — those that bulb with 11 to 12 hours of sunlight each day — are primarily grown.

History of Royalty: Queens and Queen Mothers meet for reunion ahead of Texas Rose Festival

Tyler Morning Telegraph 15 Sep 2023
... of the Texas Rose Festival Association ... The festival was initially organized in 1933 by Tyler Garden Club members, local rose growers and the Chamber of Commerce ... The Texas Rose Festival will be Oct.

As Texas swelters, crops and cattle are increasingly at risk

The Lufkin News 27 Jul 2023
Texas A&M AgriLife and Plains Cotton Growers have been a financial supporter of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan news organization that is funded in part by donations from members, foundations and corporate sponsors.

AgriLife: Organic agriculture transition partnership to recruit, train, mentor farmers

The Marshall News Messenger 12 Jul 2023
Within this community, there will be organic resources available to transition and certify growers, mentors, allied industry and agencies that provide the needed help and support to a growing Texas organic movement, Whitney said.

EXTENSION NEWS: Organic pest control for the home gardener

The Lufkin News 13 May 2023
The Angelina County Extension office in Lufkin will feature Jay White, owner and publisher of the Texas Gardener magazine, to tackle the subject of organic pest control. To help local growers navigate ...

Lubbock ag leaders, experts share optimism at annual chamber luncheon

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 23 Mar 2023
Every organization from Sorghum Checkoff and Plains Cotton Growers to about a dozen faculty from Texas Tech and several farmers and ranchers sat in the audience, there to recognize the important role this industry has within our city.

Holiday evergreens require more greenbacks this year

The Galveston Daily News 08 Dec 2022
The South Texas Chapter of the Texas Christmas Tree Growers Association organizes a bulk order for seedlings each winter, according to the Forest Service ... The Texas Christmas Tree Growers Association ...

Hunt County is a great place to find Christmas trees

Herald Banner 26 Nov 2022
The county is home to four Christmas tree farms, all of which are members of the Texas Christmas Tree Growers Association (TCTGA), an organization of more than 120 Texas farmers that grow, sell and promote Texas-grown Christmas trees.

Grant to fund Texas A&M AgriLife effort toward climate-smart ag practices

The Bryan Eagle 03 Oct 2022
Rice Producers Association, Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Texas International Produce Association, Texas Citrus Mutual, Texas Pecan Growers Association, Texas Small Farmers and ...

Texas A&M AgriLife to lead historic investment in Texas’ efforts to become ‘climate-smart’

The Huntsville Item 21 Sep 2022
Rice Producers Association, Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association, Texas International Produce Association, Texas Citrus Mutual, Texas Pecan Growers Association, Texas Small Farmers and ...

Bell corn harvest yields small crops as drought continues

Killeen Daily Herald 18 Jul 2022
Drought and heat have taken their toll on local corn production, withering crops in the scorching Texas sun as farmers are harvesting ... Grains Council, Texas Corn Producers, National Corn Growers Association and other commodity groups.

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