LATEST NEWS FROM Texas

Washington DC capitol Geri Wohltman
17:58PM Oct 27, 2019

Bill seeks more agricultural inspectors at ports of entry

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The U.S. Senate has passed legislation to address a shortage of agricultural inspectors at borders who inspect imports for invasive species and other potential threats.
10:50AM Oct 23, 2019

Texas expands citrus greening quarantine area

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The quarantined area for citrus greening disease in Texas has expanded to Brazoria and Galveston counties.
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16:33PM Oct 21, 2019

USDA lifts Mexfly quarantines in Texas

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has removed four Mexican fruit fly quarantines in Texas.
18:03PM Oct 09, 2019

Sicar Farms completes South Texas facility

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
Sicar Farms has opened its new Mission, Texas, facility, with cooler capacity of 85,000 square feet, 21 loading docks, and office space.
11:38AM Sep 19, 2019

After 100-Year Drought, Texas Breaks Ground on New Vet School

Texas Tech University broke ground on a new Vet School on Sept. 19. The historic moment is all in an effort to address the veterinarian shortage in rural America.
13:14PM Sep 09, 2019

AgriTalk, U.S. Farm Report Kick Off College Roadshow from Texas Tech

The 2019 U.S. Farm Report College Roadshow kicked off from Texas Tech University.
18:29PM Aug 20, 2019

USDA expands citrus disease quarantine areas in 3 states

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has expanded quarantined areas for citrus greening in California, Texas and Louisiana after the disease was detected in plant tissue samples in multiple locations in