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  • Going against the grain – to grow grain

    Farmers share their story in media tour

    Meet four exceptional women: Ashley Pool of Bailey County, Texas, who grew up on the farm and decided to stay, and Deborah Clark of Clay County, Texas, Kyla Hamilton of Lubbock County, Texas, and Jaimie Saylor or Bailey County, Texas, who each grew up in cities, moved to farms, and now are actively engaged in growing our food. They are part of an organization known as CommonGround, a group of women farmers who have conversations about the food they grow and how they produce it.

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  • Let your voice be heard at agriculture town hall meeting

    Corn Producers Association of Texas will be hosting U.S. Congressman John Carter of District 31for an agriculture town hall meeting in Temple, Texas, on Monday, Aug. 21. The meeting will be held at the Oscar Store, 8133 Oscar Spur, Temple, Texas from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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  • President’s proposed budget unfriendly to agriculture

    Corn farmers, others, distribute letter to lawmakers

    The presses have been ablaze with insight on the President’s recently released proposed fiscal year 2018 budget this week. Making drastic cuts to mandatory and discretionary spending to agriculture, imposing tighter Adjusted Gross Income (AGI) means testing eligibility requirement, and indemnity payments – the proposed number are far from friendly toward agriculture and rural America. Corn Producers Association of Texas (CPAT) has since joined fellow agricultural organizations in the state in sending an letter to Texas delegation in D.C., as well as more than 80 Members of Congress outlining concerns and opposition to the President’s proposed budget.

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Upcoming Events

TCP Board Meeting

Aug 22, 2017 - Aug 23, 2017
Hilton Garden Inn, Lubbock, Texas

Lubbock Ag Leasing Workshop

12:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Texas A&M AgriLife Research & Extension Center, Lubbock, Texas

Texas Groundwater Summit

Aug 29, 2017 - Aug 31, 2017
Embassy Suites Hotel and Conference Center, San Marcos, Texas
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08/22/2017

Cash Market Moves

As the U.S. spring wheat harvest nears the halfway point, producers from around the Upper Midwest and Northern Plains are reporting a wide variety of yields, protein levels and grain quality issues.


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08/22/2017

Tax Reform on the Table

Congress will return to work in September trying to pass a tax-reform bill. A CPA who spoke to the American Coalition for Ethanol conference touched on some tax reform topics farmers may want to track as the debate begins.


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08/22/2017

USDA Weekly Crop Progress

Crop conditions were mostly stable last week with corn condition unchanged from the previous week and soybean condition up just 1 percentage point in the good-to-excellent category, making this week's USDA Crop Progress report neutral again for both crops, according to DTN Analyst Todd Hultman.


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