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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

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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12/18/2014

Global Fertilizer Outlook - 4

Global demand for nitrogen fertilizers worldwide is increasing thanks to a growing population. Oversupply concerns, as well as geopolitical issues, threaten a fairly positive global outlook for nitrogen.


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12/18/2014

China Holds Grain Import Quotas Steady

China may have kept its corn, wheat and rice quotas unchanged, but the volume of imports may be less than the quota in 2015 due to a revised application process that disqualifies some companies from buying imported grain.


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