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  • CPAT Members Eligible for FREE NASCAR Tickets

    New and existing members should contact the Texas Corn office

    While supplies last, CPAT members are eligible for two FREE grandstand tickets to the American Ethanol pre-race show featuring Kevin Fowler, Stoney LaRue and Deejay Silver and the AAA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 2! Interested members should contact the Texas Corn Office by close of business on Oct. 31.

  • 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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  • Urge EPA to Revise Proposed WOTUS Rules

    Proposed rule may significantly expand federal control

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have released a proposed rule to revise the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS) for all Clean Water Act programs. The public has the opportunity to weigh in on the matter as well. Comments on the proposed rule can be submitted to the EPA until Nov. 14 there is a grave concern that the definitional changes contained in the proposed WOTUS rule would significantly expand federal control of land and water resources across the nation, triggering substantial additional permitting and regulatory requirements.

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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

Chambers Co. AgriLife Farm Bill Decision Aid Training

08:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Winnie Stovall Community Building, Winnie, Texas

Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show

Dec 02, 2014 - Dec 04, 2014
Amarillo Civic Center, Amarillo, Texas
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10/31/2014

Costs Slow to Realign

In a webinar on the changing business climate for agriculture, Purdue University economists emphasized that cash rents and farm input costs have been slow to adjust to the new realities of commodity markets.


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10/31/2014

Crop Tech Corner

In this week's Crop Tech Corner, researchers produce orange-colored corn with sight-saving capabilities, another Bt-soybean trait is deregulated in the U.S., and a government researcher is taking a closer look at frozen oats.


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10/31/2014

DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update

In recent weeks, prices of dried distillers grains fell to the lowest level in more than five years, due largely to tightness in supplies and rail markets and lack of exports to China.


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