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The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Climate Prediction Center is predicting that a near-normal Atlantic hurricane season is most likely this year. This outlook forecasts a 40 percent chance of a near-normal season, a 30 percent chance of an above-normal season and a 30 percent chance of a below-normal season. … Read More

With four Central Texas lakes receiving upgraded zebra mussel classifications this month, the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is urging the thousands of boaters and paddlers expected to hit the water this summer to clean, drain and dry their watercraft and equipment to help avoid spreading invasive species to … Read More

You can buy certain water-efficient and water-conserving products tax free during the Water-Efficient Products Sales Tax Holiday. There is no limit on the number of qualifying items you can buy. The 2019 holiday begins Saturday, May 25, and goes through Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day). During the holiday period, you … Read More

Each year in the United States, an estimated 48 million people get sick from foodborne pathogens, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. To help keep our food safe to eat, Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed new methods to … Read More

Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 4.00 higher. Trade activity and demand were moderate. Thunderstorms across the panhandle has brought plenty of rainfall throughout the week but dodging hail and tornado threats.

Source: USDA Market News | May 24, 2019

Compared to last report, hay traded fully steady on light to moderate demand. Unusually wet year for the Panhandle has local … Read More

Much of Oklahoma and parts of Texas to the Lower Mississippi Valley were wetter than normal this week, but southern and eastern portions of the region were drier than normal. Parts of north central Tennessee and western and southern Texas have been drier than normal for the last 60 to … Read More

Source: The Texas Tribune | May 22, 2019

By Carlos Anchando, The Texas Tribune

The Texas House approved its version of a Senate bill Wednesday that aims to better protect landowners and local officials throughout the eminent domain process…. Read More

Source: AgriLife TODAY

 The 65th Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is set for Aug. 5-7 at Texas A&M University in College Station. The general session on Aug. 5 will focus on opportunities … Read More