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  • Study: Corn exports add $604.8 million to Texas economy

    U.S. corn exports generate $74.7 billion in annual economic output with benefits that extend well beyond the nation’s farmlands, according to a new analysis conducted by Informa Economics IEG. The study asserts that the export of corn and corn products generated $604.8 million in annual economic output in Texas in 2014.

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  • EPA rejects science in latest atrazine report

    (From the Triazine Network) An Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) draft report on the herbicide atrazine is cause for alarm says the Triazine Network, a national coalition of farm organizations representing well over 30 agricultural crops in over 40 states. The group insists if the EPA continues to use the same false logic or endpoints as noted in the preliminary risk assessment, it could lead to a de facto ban on atrazine. Farmers use the popular herbicide for weed control in growing the vast majority of corn, sorghum and sugarcane in the United States.

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  • 2017 Grow Conference

    Join the Texas Corn Producers for its Grow conference Jan. 3-5, 2017 in Austin, Texas. This session will offer farm owners extensive knowledge on how to strategically manage their farm operations.

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  • EPA’s proposed 2017 Renewable Volume Obligation disappointing

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its proposed Renewable Volume Obligations (RVO) under the Renewable Fuel Standard has set the ethanol level below statute, much to the disappointment of farmers in Texas and across the United States. In the proposal, the non-advanced or “conventional” fuels portion, which includes corn-based ethanol, is set to 14.8 billion gallons in 2017. Though this is an increase from this year\'s 14.5 billion gallons, it is still well below the 15 billion gallons in statute.

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  • Field-to-Fork Photo Contest

    Texas Corn Producers is sponsoring a spring photo contest

    Texas Corn Producers is calling on all photographers to help freeze frame time and elaborate, through photos, the story of corn farming in Texas. The contest begins March 14 and all interested participants will be able to submit photos until Nov. 30. Contestants have the opportunity to earn prizes of: $200 grand prize, $100 cash for first place in each category and a $50 Cabelas gift card for runners-up in each category. The categories are: Corn fields and farm landscape, corn planting and harvesting or on the farm (farmers, family and children) Limit one entry per category.

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06/30/2016

The Market's Fine Print

John Harrington attempts to explain to his grandson how USDA's Cattle on Feed and Hogs and Pigs reports are similar to the games of checkers and chess ... more or less.


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06/30/2016

Wheat Harvest 2016

The 2016 wheat harvest is producing impressive yields, but protein levels are wide-ranging and lower than last year, and rains have stalled the harvest in parts of Oklahoma and Kansas.


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06/30/2016

USDA Reports Flash

In addition to increasing acreage for both corn and soybeans, USDA estimated quarterly corn stocks at 4.722 billion bushels and quarterly soybean stocks at 870 million bushels.


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