South Central

New Mexico effort touts innovative smart farming skills

The New Mexico State University’s College of Engineering and College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences along with Doña Ana Community College have formed a partnership to prepare the next-generation workforce to use innovative smart... more »

Texas onion industry spearheads first-ever marketing campaign

In an effort to tell the story of the Texas 1015 Sweet Onion, the Texas International Produce Association has taken advantage of a USDA Specialty Crop Grant administered by the Texas Department of Agriculture. This... more »

Changes in ag, including innovation, necessitated by Rio Grande salinity

The increasing salinity of the Rio Grande is a real problem for agricultural producers. Experts from Texas A&M AgriLife Research are studying this problem to provide options and advice for those who rely on this... more »

Seedway hires vegetable seed general manager for Texas, Mexico regions

Seedway LLC has announces that Mario Perches has accepted the position of Vegetable seed general manager for the Texas and Mexico regions. Perches earned his B.A. in Biology/Business Administration from Austin College, Sherman Texas in... more »

Promise of regenerative agriculture highlights climate change lecture

It’s unusual to come across a documentary about climate change that strikes an optimistic note, but that’s what Netflix viewers were treated to last September with the premiere of “Kiss the Ground.” The documentary, narrated... more »

Planting season nears as Texas reports drought conditions

Parts of Texas have slipped deeper into drought, and farmers who depend on irrigation water may find supplies limited. Parts of the state are in dire need of soil saturating rains and runoff to replenish... more »

Texas produce group, food bank launch Viva Fresh pledge

The Texas International Produce Association announced a new partnership with the Food Bank of the Rio Grande Valley at the recent Viva Fresh Expo’s keynote luncheon. According to a news release, Food Bank RGV’s Viva... more »

Natural resources, ag production among top economic generators in Texas

For nearly two decades, the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Economic Analysis, BEA, has ranked Texas as the No. 1 exporter among U.S. states. ”Texas shipped $279.3 billion worth of goods around the globe... more »

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