Texas crop, weather: Fall armyworms on the march early due to unseasonable rains



COLLEGE STATION – Fall armyworms are more like “summer” armyworms this year due to unseasonable rains, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. “It’s related to the rains we’ve had in July,” said Dr. Allen Knutson, AgriLife Extension entomologist, Dallas. “The rains were favorable for crops, but they also set up conditions for armyworms to survive and increase […]

TDA Market Recap July 29, 2014



AUSTIN – (July 28, 2014) For the week ending July 26, 2014, Texas auctions quoted feeder cattle prices mostly steady to as much as $10 higher per hundredweight (cwt), though a few lower prices also were noted early in the week. Texas direct feeder cattle sales were $3 to $7 higher. Fed cattle cash prices were $7 higher to a […]

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Saturday, August 9th, is Game Night down at The Horse’s Mouth. We’ll have lots of games available to choose from, or tables for you to bring your own and settle in. It’s fun, food and drinks for all ages, so come on in and join us! Hiway Tabernacle Church of God – Monthly singing August 9th at 7:00 pm. Refreshments […]

Spotted winged drosophila poses risk to soft-bodied fruits



OVERTON – Early awareness of a tiny insect could save Texas fruit growers a lot of money, perhaps even their entire crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. The potential risk is from the spotted wing drosophila, a member of the vinegar fly genus, said Erfan Vafaie, AgriLife Extension integrated pest management specialist, Overton. At first glance, […]

Texas Westmoreland Coal celebrates mining 200 tons



Over 500 people attended Texas Westmoreland Coal Company’s celebration of having mined over 200 million tons of coal at the Jewett mine. The attendees enjoyed a hamburger lunch, a mine equipment display, mine tours, and entertainment such as a 42 tournament, bean bag toss tournament, door prizes, bingo, face painting, karaoke and other kids activities. Westmoreland Coal Company, through its […]

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