Latest News for: Texas organic growers


Hemp field day showcases products, growing opportunities

Lubbock Avalanche-Journal 29 Aug 2021
The Texas Hemp Growers Association organized a Hemp Row Crop Field Day Thursday at Bingham Family Vineyards and Winery, where they provided tours and education on state and national ...

Texas Pecan Growers celebrate 100 years at their 2021 Conference

San Saba News 14 Jul 2021
This organization later encouraged the formation of the Texas Pecan Growers Association ... One of the oldest horticultural associations in the state, the Texas Pecan Growers Association, celebrates a century as an organization this year at its 100th annual conference and trade show ...

From Bouchon to home-baking, pastry chef Sofia Tejeda brings the flavor

Atlantic City 23 Mar 2021
The Mexico City-born chef relocated with her family to San Antonio, Texas, ... Learn more about grapefruit farming and harvesting in our feature story about South Tex Organics, the largest organic citrus grower in Texas, and check out Tejeda’s tasty grapefruit-inspired recipes below.

The bitter with the sweet: A Texas grapefruit farmer’s organic journey

Rapid City Journal 22 Mar 2021
One could say his journey as president and owner of Texas’ largest organic citrus and vegetable business has been in his cards since birth ... Today, South Tex Organics is the largest organic citrus and vegetable grower in Texas, with more than 500 certified acres in operation.

Dead Chickens, Frozen Oranges Confront Farmers After Severe Cold

Wall Street Journal 25 Feb 2021
For Texas orange and grapefruit growers, who represent the third-largest citrus ... The bitter cold likely destroyed 98% of the current Valencia orange crop and 55% of grapefruit, according to Dale Murden, a citrus grower and president of Texas Citrus Mutual, a farmer organization.

Hemp growing conference attracts hundreds in Waco

The Bryan Eagle 24 Jan 2020
Old hippies, young professionals, activists and growers flooded the Texas Farm Bureau campus Wednesday in Waco, lining up to comment on new rules for growing hemp that have been under development since the Texas Legislature made it legal ... A fact sheet from the Texas Department of ...

California Cotton Fields: a Renewed Opportunity for Rebuilding Soil

Resilience 19 Aug 2019
The focus shifted to Texas where favorable weather conditions enabled cotton growers to proliferate and today, it’s where the bulk of America’s organic cotton is found ... if cotton growers in California even want to grow organically, the incentive to do so is missing.
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