Agriculture

Plains Cotton Growers Annual Meeting Set for April 5

The 62nd Annual Meeting of Plains Cotton Growers, Inc., is scheduled for Friday, April 5, in conjunction with the Texas Cotton Ginners Association’s annual trade show and convention at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The…

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Warmer Temps Means Snakes are Moving

Special to The Post Dispatch It’s almost springtime in Texas, which means snakes are beginning to slither away from their comfortable winter surroundings and are on the move. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Planter Maintenance Clinic set for March 29

By Kay Ledbetter AgriLife Extension Service At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn/hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Sustainability: Modern agriculture gets it

By Gene Hall Texas Farm Bureau There is a word used more than any other in discussions about food, climate and the planet. That word—sustainability—has been part of modern agriculture’s farming practices for some time. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019…

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Poka Lambro Annual Meeting Set for March 28

Poka Lambro Telephone Cooperative, Inc. is set to host their 68th Annual Membership Meeting on Thursday, March 28th, 2019. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Windstorm damage

High-Wind Warnings last Wednesday created wind gusts in excess of 65-mph, although… (Photo by Julia Childs) For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Easter at Houston show

Payton Easter, eighth grade student at Post Junior High, spent Spring Break at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo. …(Courtesy Photo) For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Commissioners accept Holloway resignation

By Voda Beth Gradine/The Post Dispatch— Tarlton Holloway, AgriLife Extension Agent presented a letter of resignation to the Commissioner’s Court at the regular meeting on March 11, 2019. … For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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Weekly Cotton Reports

The latest Cotton Quality Reports for the 2018 season: In Lubbock, 6,801 bales were classed this last week, bringing the season total to 3,380,703. Almost 44% of the bales classed for the week and 60.6% for the season so far are color grade 31 and better. For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch …

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Sen. Charles Perry files bill to allow farmers to grow hemp

AUSTIN, TX –State Sen. Charles Perry, Chairman of the Senate Committee on Water & Rural Affairs, filed SB 1240 to allow farmers in Texas to grow hemp.   For more on this story, read The Post Dispatch  this week, or subscribe to the pdf version online.  ©Copyright 2019 The Post Dispatch

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