Farmer Says His Future Depends On Vote By Farmers Branch City Council On Grass HeightThe city council was set to consider allowing farming as an exception to a rule limiting grass height on properties to no more than eight inches.
For First Time In Nation's History, U.S. Customs Agents Intercept Rare, Invasive Beetle At Texas-Mexico BorderThe Alampyris fuliginea beetle was found in a commercial shipment of cut flowers from Mexico on June 9.
Rare Pest Intercepted At Texas-Mexico Border In Shipment Of Fresh Vegetables; First In Nation DiscoveryThe shipment was refused entry and returned to Mexico, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said.
'Don't Just Listen To The Big Cities': Texas Ag Commissioner Sid Miller Calls On Gov. Abbott To Get Power To FarmersCommissioner Miller called on Gov. Abbott to designate agriculture producers and processors as critical infrastructure that must be provided gas and electricity to continue operations.
Seed Packets Containing Invasive, 'Alien' Plant Species From China Could 'Destroy Texas Agriculture'Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China.
Hurricane Florence Could Hurt Local Economies In Long-Lasting WaysUp to three million energy customers in North and South Carolina could lose power for weeks.
Texas Leads US In Foreign-Bought Agricultural LandTexas has led the nation over the last 10 years in foreign purchases of its agricultural land, raising concerns about food security.
Study Finds That Overuse Of Antibiotics Brings Risks For Bees & HumansFor years, honeybees have disappeared by the millions and no one knew why. Today, we may have found our answer.
Steer Sold At State Fair To Steakhouse For $131KThis year's Grand Champion Market Steer named "Clifford" was sold for a record $131,000 to III Forks Steakhouse.
After Disasters, Dallas Non-Profit Helps Communities RegrowStorms and natural disasters can be merciless in Texas. For communities hit hard, that can also mean the loss of greenery that makes them beautiful. Now, a Dallas non-profit is helping.
USDA: Farmers In 6 States Eligible For Disaster AidThe U.S. Department of Agriculture says 37 counties in six states are eligible for disaster aid if they lost crops to rain and flooding between Nov. 1 and Jan. 12.
Texas Department Of Agriculture Increases More Than 100 Fees More than 100 fees related to agriculture production are going up this year in Texas, but the added costs to produce food likely won't be passed on to consumers.
Travelers Bring One Of World's Worst Invasive Species Through DFWDallas/Fort Worth International Airport is one of the largest airports in the world, but it seems smaller, more ruinous creatures (transported by humans) have been wiggling their way into North Texas.
Texas Now Trails Nebraska In Cattle FeedingFederal statistics say that Nebraska has now surpassed Texas in the number of cattle on feed in the state. Recent drought conditions in Texas have been blamed for the drop.
Report Shows More Farms In TexasA new federal report shows that while the number of farms in Texas grew slightly over the last five years, the number of acres under production saw a minor drop.