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  • 20th Annual Commodity Classic

    Join farmers at the 2015 Commodity Classic

    The 20th Annual Commodity Classicâ„¢ will be held Feb. 26-28, 2015, in Phoenix, Ariz. Established in 1996, Commodity Classic is America\'s largest farmer-led, farmer-focused convention and trade show, produced by the National Corn Growers Association, American Soybean Association, National Association of Wheat Growers and National Sorghum Producers.

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  • Farm Program and Insurance Resources

    Farmers encouraged to utilize available decision aid tool and related materials

    Access resources from Texas Corn Producers related to the new farm programs and insurance implemented by the 2014 farm bill. TCP provides links to the decision aid, fact sheets, overview and more.

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  • Texas Water Conservation Featured on RFD-TV

    Out on the Land Features Water Conservation Field Day

    RFD-TV\'s Out on the Land recently covered Texas Alliance for Water Conservation field day near Muncy, Texas. The participants learned about and saw various water saving technologies used by a Texas corn farmer and award-winning water conservationist.

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  • Supplemental Coverage Option resources available to farmers

    With USDA-Risk Management Agency releasing additional resources on the Supplemental Coverage Option last week, Texas Corn Producers encourages farmers to begin evaluating insurance and farm program options. Click here to access a map of the state of Texas highlighting the SCO availability for corn.

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  • A Harvest Against Hunger

    In addition to their much-loved weekend backpack program, the Amarillo branch of Snack Pak 4 Kids recently went a little further in their quest to feed hungry children. Early in the morning on Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014, volunteers gathered in Wildorado at the farms of David Cleavinger and his wife, Jackie, as well as Bill Gruhlkey and his wife, Timma, who generously gifted in-the-field sweet corn to the organization. Cleavinger said the 2 acres would yield about 40,000 ears of corn. With 10 ears per bag, that\'s enough bags for 4,000 families!

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Upcoming Events

Commodity Classic

Feb 26, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015
Phoenix Convention Center, Phoenix, Arizona

Wilson Co. Private Pesticide Applicator Training

05:30 PM - 09:30 PM
Extension Meeting Room 5, Courthouse Annex III, Floresville, Texas

Llano Estacado Crops Conference

08:00 AM
Bailey County Electric Cooperative, Muleshoe, Texas
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02/27/2015

Corn Growers Defend RFS

Speaking at the Commodity Classic in Phoenix, leaders of the National Corn Growers Association said the group's No. 1 goal over the last few years has been to protect the RFS from efforts to minimize renewable fuel levels or eliminate it through legislation.


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02/27/2015

The Art of Planting - 5

Floating units that adjust on the go from the cab increase planting precision.


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02/26/2015

Manure Measure

A new bill passed by a subcommittee in the Iowa Senate Wednesday would tighten restrictions on winter manure applications. Environmental groups support the measure, while one agriculture group is opposed.


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