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In Rio Grande Valley, officials question the reason for DPS stops
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:18:34 -0700

AUSTIN >> Traffic stops have spiked in parts of the Rio Grande Valley since the Texas Department of Public Safety surged troopers there last year amid claims they were needed to help secure the border.

Private water well testing slated in March for Lower Rio Grande Valley
Tue, 03 Mar 2015 12:45:30 -0800

EDINBURG — Lower Rio Grande Valley residents will have the opportunity to have their water wells tested at various locations during March, according to organizers. The Texas Well Owner Network will present well water screenings for Starr, Hidalgo, Cameron and Willacy counties, according to Brad Cowan, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent in Edinburg. “Private […]

Texas Crop Report
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:54:22 -0700

All counties reported soil moisture as good, and rangeland and pastures conditions as being in good condition as well. Overall, crops and livestock were in fair condition. Extremely wet conditions were considered a blessing, even though they pushed back corn and grain sorghum planting another two to four weeks. Grain sorghum, cotton and soybeans all have either price or production issues, which ...

9 surprising facts about marriage and divorce in Texas
Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:37:39 -0800

What year did Texas record the highest number of marriages — and divorces? How many children are affected by divorce each year in the Lone Star State?

Texas Crop Weather
Wed, 25 Mar 2015 07:10:33 -0700

COLLEGE STATION – All parts of the state received more precipitation in the last week, further delaying planting of spring crops in many areas, according to reports from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel.

Texas crop, weather for March 17, 2015
Tue, 17 Mar 2015 14:24:20 -0700

Wet weather continues to deter corn planting Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Frequent rains and the resultant soggy field conditions continued to keep producers from planting corn and other crops in some parts of the state, according to Texas A&M Extension Service personnel. “We just had cold weather that kept people from […]

Game Warden Field Notes
Sat, 21 Mar 2015 04:00:13 -0700

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Texas crop, weather for March 24, 2015
Tue, 24 Mar 2015 13:06:31 -0700

Too much of a good thing further delays plantings Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – All parts of the state received more precipitation in the last week, further delaying planting of spring crops in many areas, according to reports from Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service personnel. On March 24, the National Weather Service […]

Valley doctors fight for higher Medicaid payments
Sun, 22 Mar 2015 21:01:43 -0700

Primary care doctors across Texas are hoping they won’t see another drop in payments for treating Medicaid patients this year, after the Texas House Appropriations Committee recently approved $460 mil

Texas crop, weather for March 10, 2015
Tue, 10 Mar 2015 13:50:06 -0700

Expert: Continued wet weather will affect sorghum and cotton planting acreages Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION — By delaying corn planting, wet weather could mean more grain sorghum and cotton will be planted than earlier predicted, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. In early February, the National Cotton Council was predicting […]