Category Archives: Agriculture News & Information

“As Many As A Million Calves Lost In Nebraska” – Beef Prices To Escalate Dramatically In Coming Months [VIDEO]

“As Many As A Million Calves Lost In Nebraska” – Beef Prices To Escalate Dramatically In Coming Months [VIDEO]

Food production is going to be well below expectations. Millions of bushels of wheat, corn and soybeans have been destroyed by the flooding so far in the Midwest, and thousands of farmers will not be able to plant crops at all this year. Livestock losses experienced will be felt for many years to come and no one is quite sure what final numbers will look like when the livestock losses for all the states affected by the flooding are tallied up. Expect food prices to escalate in the coming months.

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“Dark Path Ahead”: Why American Farmers Dread The Trade War

While automakers – and their dealerships – are getting most of the headlines this week, the effects of the escalating trade war between Presidents Trump, Xi, and Putin are rippling across numerous US industries – directly, and indirectly. Makers of whiskey, cheese, auto parts and more are contending with the global tariff battle – but it is US farmers that appear to be suffering the most.

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2018 Austin County Soil And Water Conservation – Banquet of Champions

Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Austin County Soil and Water Conservation District held their annual “Banquet of Champions” at the Cat Spring Agricultural Society Hall. Awards were presented for the winners of this years poster and essay contest who showed this years theme, “Healthy Soils Are Full of Life!”

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Walk Across Texas Reports – Week 2

Bellville and Brazos are off and on the go!  This year Brazos ISD has joined the ranks to participate in Walk Across Texas by having 6 adult teams on the south end of the county!! At the end of the 2nd week, several classes are walking full steam ahead in their quest to Walk Across Texas.  To date, the participants and their families have walked 22,505 miles at the end of the 2nd week.  Everyone is cruising right along!

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