U.S. Department of Labor rules that would have redefined child labor laws for Americans have been withdrawn after much disapproval from agricultural families and organizations.
The Texas Water Smart program was kicked off today in the Metroplex
The drought loss of over $7 billion is a state record and was significantly larger than the previous record loss amount of $4.1 billion set in 2006
Leadership Lubbock and Focus Lubbock group members will travel to Austin for State Government days on Monday and Tuesday.
Citrus greening poses no threat to human health and does not damage the fruit, but does do severe damage to the trees.
The nine-member council is designed to find rural policy priorities, and review the effectiveness of the current programs.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples said “Right now there is no pasture, no hay and no end in sight. The need for hay is dire and getting more desperate each day.”
A USDA report earlier this year indicated tariffs reduced the total value of targeted U.S. agricultural exports by $240 million from March 2010 to February 2011.
Texas Commissioner of Agriculture Todd Staples will be trying to obtain a higher office in 2014. Find out what it is after the jump