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Armyworm outbreaks are difficult to predict, but infestations seem to occur in portions of the state every year, especially after early fall rains. Common species of armyworms present in Texas include the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. I have had some initial reports of armyworm activ…

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Farmer Danny May will lose between $35 and $70 per acre of cotton he harvested this year because the value of the crop has dropped.

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Texas heat can be a killer to plants and humans. Every year at this time, plants are heavily stressed due to very high temperatures and lack of moisture.

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With the start of a new school year, it is important to know how to pack safe and nutritious school lunches. If your children pack their own lunches, please go over this information with them so they learn the importance of food safety and healthy choices.

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Children hop from flowerbed to flowerbed, plucking petals and waving them in the air like little colorful flags as their parents browse for the perfect addition to their backyard paradise. Vegetable plants glisten in the sun after being doused by the hose, and birds chirp cheerfully to each …

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Many of you have probably noticed the assortment of farm equipment moving up and down the highways. Some may have even become irritated at having to wait as a farmer tries to get his gigantic harvesting machine across a major highway in Victoria County.

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REFUGIO – Carlisle Braman was sitting in the stands at the Junior National Hereford Expo in Grand Island, Neb. when she knew something great was about to happen to her sister, Madeline Braman, who was in the ring with her polled Hereford, Mallory.

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Beef production in Victoria County still remains a huge piece of the overall county agricultural income. Historically, cash receipts for beef in the county are about $25 million. The trend in operations is expected to grow and follow the national trend of consolidation. Listed below are misc…