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West Texas ag interests represented well in D.C.

Terry County is fortunate to have great representation in our government. Regardless of party affiliation, Ag interests are certainly well served by Congressman Jodey Arrington and Ranking Member of the

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Evaluating crop insurance options for cotton: The STAX vs. SCO Decision

Plains Cotton Growers, Inc. has developed a new resource for cotton producers currently evaluating crop insurance options for 2019. With the addition of Seed Cotton as a Title One covered

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U.S. farm debt soars to levels seen during 1980s Farm Crisis -Perdue

The amount of debt held by America’s farmers has risen rapidly to 1980s-levels at $409 billion from $385 billion last year, with loan demand remaining “historically high,” U.S. Agriculture Secretary

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U.S. wins WTO dispute against China’s ag policies

U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer on Wednesday told lawmakers that the U.S. won a key World Trade Organization dispute against China’s agricultural policies. The U.S. has two pending disputes at

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Pruning season underway; a critical time for vineyards

If you go out to the local vineyards today, you won’t find much in the way of greenery. In fact, what you will find is what appears to be dead

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CASA to host evening informational session for prospective volunteers

CASA of the South Plains is urging community members to represent the best interest of children in foster care as CASA Volunteers. By “Making a Resolution that Matters” this year,

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Bills Aim to Bring High-Speed Internet to Rural Texas

State lawmakers have filed bills to help bring high-speed internet to rural Texas. Senator Charles Perry (R-Lubbock) and Reps. Charles “Doc” Anderson (R-Waco) and Four Price (R-Amarillo) have sponsored bills

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