The Lesser Prairie-Chicken’s population has dropped over recent years, prompting some to call for it to be listed as endangered. The designation would possible come at a cost to the agriculture and oil industry.
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller reminds the Texas agriculture community that the USDA’s deadline to respond to the 2022 Census of Agriculture is Monday, February 6th. Producers can respond online at agcounts.usda.gov.
The Dean of the Davis College, Clinton Krehbiel, says enrollment increasing is good news considering one out of three American producers are over retirement age. He says this problem has been stirring for the past 40 years.
This event brings together area producers, consultants, and agriculture industry leaders with the purpose of presenting the latest in water management technologies and practices, upcoming weather patterns, industry trends, and news.
TPWD received test results confirming that Rabbit Hemorrhagic Disease (RHDV) was found in several species of wild rabbits across the state. Since April of this year, TPWD along with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) have not confirmed any new cases in wild rabbit populations in Texas.