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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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12/19/2014

USDA Dropping Checkoff Plan

Ag Secretary Tom Vilsack said USDA won't pursue efforts to create another checkoff under the 1996 commodity promotion law. A policy rider in the federal appropriations bill passed over the weekend prevents USDA from continuing to write a rule for the plan during this fiscal year.


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12/19/2014

New World-Record Corn Yield

The results of the annual contest were released Friday morning by the NCGA. The 2014 Corn Yield Contest drew 8,129 entries. A record six national entries surpassed the 400-plus-bushel-per-acre mark.


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12/19/2014

Amazon Deforestation and Ag-4

Brazil's beef industry has reduced its impact on the Amazon rainforest, but its footprint remains. Policing plus intensive farming are the way to reduce the impact.


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