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According to information provided by John Yates, AgriLife Extension agent for Lamar County, the extension service in Lamar County has received a handful of inquiries from producers about the newly legalized crop of hemp.

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Brady is commonly referred to as “The Heart of Texas” since it is the closest city to the center of the state. The Brady area has been, and continues to be, a large producer of agricultural products due to its rural landscapes.

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Conservation practices are working to reduce runoff, improve soil quality and mitigate contaminants in small watersheds across the country, according to USDA’s scientific findings published in the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation.

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The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Texas has announced financial assistance for multi-species cover crops through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program for producers in the Panhandle and South Plains, Big Bend, and the Hill Country areas of the state who have experienc…

The children are part of the McQueeney Pioneer Club — a program created by McQueeney Elementary attendance clerk Jennifer Baker began last year as a way to teach the campus’ second- through fifth-grade students the building blocks of agriculture.

Agriculture is one of the biggest industries in Northeast Texas, with the area responsible for producing large amounts of corn, beans, cotton and other crops. But what exactly does it take to be a farmer, the backbone of the agriculture business?