LATEST NEWS FROM Texas

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11:49AM Mar 13, 2020

Heartbreak Amid Cancelled Farm Show: "This Is My Last Year to Show"

Betsy Jibben
National Reporter

One of the most high-profile events in farm country affected by coronavirus concerns is the Houston Livestock show and Rodeo. Some producers had to pack up and leave for home

14:42PM Mar 11, 2020

Coronavirus postpones Viva Fresh, TIPA considers cancellation

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The Texas International Produce Association has postponed the Viva Fresh Expo, and is considering whether to cancel it altogether, as concerns about COVID-19 escalate.

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13:10PM Feb 24, 2020

Cupid Shuffle Is A Milestone Champion

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Cupid Shuffle became the first Hereford chosen as Grand Champion steer at the Fort Worth Stock Show since 1982, bringing back memories of Conoco, the first crossbred picked as champion

08:52AM Feb 22, 2020

San Antonio Barrow Show Winner Captures Hearts and Breaks Records

Jennifer Shike
AgWeb Contributor

There wasn’t a dry eye in the barn when Samantha Nicole Iselt of Lexington, Texas, was named the exhibitor of the Grand Champion Market Barrow at the San Antonio Stock

10:58AM Feb 17, 2020

Mexfly find in south Texas brings expanded quarantine

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the Texas Department of Agriculture have established a Mexican fruit fly quarantine in Willacy County, Texas.

13:34PM Feb 12, 2020

Price Reduced $30 Million For T. Boone Pickens’ Ranch

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

T. Boone Pickens’ large ranch and residence in the Texas Panhandle remain on the market, and the asking price was slashed by $30 million last month.

10:17AM Feb 12, 2020

PACA sanctions bar Florida, Texas companies from business

Chris Koger
News Editor, The Packer

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has imposed sanctions on three Florida and one Texas business for violating the Perishable Agricultural Commodities Act.