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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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  • 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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11/25/2014

No Agreement on Tax Extenders

White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Monday said in his daily briefing that the White House would "strongly oppose" a tax package for corporations, but not specific tax breaks for businesses. Sen. Charles Grassley called the tax-extenders package an important measure to help businesses and the economy.


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11/25/2014

Railroads Struggle to Catch Up

Winter-like temps and precipitation are adding to delays on railroads.


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11/25/2014

Cellulosic Certainty Sought

In the aftermath of EPA's decision to delay the 2014 RFS volumes until 2015, biofuels leaders question the future of cellulosic biofuels in the U.S.


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