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  • Mycotoxin levels on High Plains pose threat to region’s corn farmers

    Farmers should understand steps in dealing with potential issue

    As early harvest is underway in the High Plains of Texas, Texas Corn Producers (TCP) has received reports of mycotoxin, a by-product of fungal activity promoted by environmental conditions, in early-harvested corn at levels requiring testing and quality adjustments.

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  • Hurricane Harvey Ag Relief Efforts

    Catastrophic. This one word sums up the impact of Hurricane Harvey on the Texas Gulf Coast. It’s still far too early to fully assess the impact of the storm that first made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane. The images of cattle wading through water to reach higher ground, and a bumper crop of cotton underwater and strewn across fields is gut wrenching for farmers and ranchers – both those directly impacted, and those empathetic to this drastic impact on others’ livelihoods. Get the details on ag relief efforts in the state here

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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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09/21/2017

Organic Imports Questioned

Imports of organics have soared in recent years, but there have been growing doubts over whether those products are actually organic. An audit by USDA's Office of Inspector General detailed several flaws in the National Organic Program when it comes to monitoring and verifying organic claims of imported products.


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09/21/2017

Group Wants Meeting with Perdue

The Organization for Competitive Markets has asked U.S. secretary of agriculture for meeting prior to USDA turning over administration of the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration, or GIPSA, to the Agricultural Marketing Service.


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09/21/2017

States Grapple with Dicamba

The EPA, present at a meeting of state pesticide regulators, promised to issue a decision on dicamba use in time for state regulators and growers to make decisions for the 2018 growing season.


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