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Texas Ag Today is a daily look at the latest news in Texas agriculture, hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Carey Martin along with the largest and most experienced farm news team in the Lone Star State. We cover agriculture in every corner of Texas, from the piney woods of East Texas to the rocky ranges of the Trans-Pecos and from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley.

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Texas Ag Today is a daily look at the latest news in Texas agriculture, hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Carey Martin along with the largest and most experienced farm news team in the Lone Star State. We cover agriculture in every corner of Texas, from the piney woods of East Texas to the rocky ranges of the Trans-Pecos and from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley.

    Texas Ag Today - June 14, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 14, 2024

    *The Senate is now the key to getting a new Farm Bill.  
    *Texas deer hunters are now required to dispose of unwanted carcasses in one of three ways.  
    *We may have the best U.S. wheat harvest in five years.  
    *What’s ahead for Texas High Plains cattle producers?  
    *A bill that will put pressure on Mexico to deliver the water it owes South Texas is moving forward.  
    *A Southeast Texas field day provided farmers with the latest technology updates.  
    *Choosing the best mineral supplement for cattle can be confusing.  

    • 23 min
    Texas Ag Today - June 13, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 13, 2024

    *It will be difficult to get a Farm Bill passed before the November election.  
    *USDA is urging farmers to report their planted acreage.  
    *Texas Farm Bureau distributed more than 1.8 million to ranchers impacted by the spring wildfires.
    *Some Texas Panhandle farmers and ranchers are enjoying spring rains.  
    *Concerns with the agricultural trade deficit and trade agreements will likely continue into next year. 
    *There is some cautious optimism about the prospects of a new Farm Bill.  
    *Weed management in warm season hay meadows can be a challenge.  
    *It’s important to know how much your horse weighs.  

    • 23 min
    Texas Ag Today - June 12, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 12, 2024

    *A Texas judge has put a temporary stop to a USDA disaster aid program.  
    *Texas farmers and ranchers continue to wait for a new Farm Bill.  
    *The condition of the Texas cotton crop is declining.  
    *Animal rights activists are continuing their efforts to undermine the livestock industry.  
    *The Senate Ag Committee’s ranking member released his Farm Bill priorities.  
    *Crop conditions vary across Texas depending on location and the impact of the weather.  
    *The White House announced steep tariff increases on some Chinese imported goods.  
    *Fatigued cattle syndrome is something that is seen in feedlots and stocker operations.  

    • 23 min
    Texas Ag Today - June 11, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 11, 2024

    *Last year’s drought is still affecting Texas cow herds.  
    *Crawfish producers in 14 Texas counties are eligible for USDA aid.  
    *Panda Biotech is holding a grand opening of the new hemp gin this week in Wichita Falls.
    *Livestock producers can make a very important contribution when it comes to advocating for animal agriculture.  
    *U.S. lawmakers from Texas continue their work to get Mexico to comply with the 1944 water treaty.  
    *Texas pecan growers are facing some challenges this year.
    *Texas trees have taken a beating from spring storms.  
    *More disease prevention products need to be developed for the sheep industry.  

    • 23 min
    Texas Ag Today - June 10, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 10, 2024

    *The national debt is affecting farmers and ranchers.  
    *Wheat harvest is starting early in the Texas Panhandle.  
    *The agenda of animal rights activists is a concern in the Texas High Plains.
    *American farmers, ranchers and business owners could pay more in death taxes.  
    *Far West Texas leads the state in pecan production.  
    *Wheat harvest is underway in North Central Texas.
    *New research was discussed at the American Sheep Industry convention.  

    • 23 min
    Texas Ag Today - June 7, 2024

    Texas Ag Today - June 7, 2024

    *The House version of the Farm Bill contains measures that will add money to the farm safety net.  
    *Drought conditions continue to improve across much of Texas.  
    *Wheat harvest is running early this year.
    *Limited irrigation capacity is a major issue for all Texas High Plains farmers.  
    *New and young farmers told the Senate Ag Committee they need a new Farm Bill.  
    *Heavy spring rains in Central Texas have impacted sheep producers there.  
    *It is important for horses to get good sleep.  

    • 23 min

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