Southwest

The latest agricultural news related to New Mexico, Texas, and other states is the Southwestern United States.

New testing requirements for dairy cattle producers facing HPAI; ranchers fire back on a controversial proposal from the Bureau of Land Management; and our latest feel-good stories about some country music legends.
National Sorghum Producers Executive Director Greg Ruehle says there’s a discrepancy between sorghum producer’s reports of this year’s crop and the USDA’s forecast.
Another round of HPAI cases in poultry and dairy cattle plague Michigan producers, updates on the Kansas wildfires, and other top rural news stories from last week.
Stone X urges U.S. cotton producers to understand the importance of risk management regardless of weather at the 2024 Plains Cotton Growers annual meeting in Texas.
According to the 2022 Census of Ag, the average age of U.S. farmers is just under 58., prompting many groups to get the next generation interested in agriculture.
As we learn more about the damages from the Panhandle fires, a Texas rancher shares how they’re managing herds with what resources they have left.
According to a dairy industry expert, volatility is likely to continue for the dairy market as for the Smokehouse Creek Fire rages on, now standing at 89% contained.
The repercussions of the Smokehouse Creek Wildfire loom large for the Texas cattle industry as the state grapples with the largest wildfire in its history.
While the reality of the damage from the devastating Smokehouse Creek Fire is compounding, according to U.S. Dept. of Agriculture (USDA) Meteorologist Brad Rippey, weather conditions are improving.
The Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation has a wildfire disaster relief fund in place to help producers in need that are being impacted by ongoing wildfires like the Smokehouse Creek Fire.
The Smokehouse Creek Fire has now burned more than 1 million acres in Texas and is only 15% contained with losses near $15 billion for the state’s cattle industry alone.
Updated Dicamba information is the topic of today’s Firm to Farm blog post by RFD-TV’s agri-legal expert Roger McEowen with the Washburn School of Law.