Agriculture

Sorghum from throughout the Rio Grande Valley loads onto The M/V Tian Fu.

WestPlains Exports RGV Sorghum

For the first time in 13 years, the Port of Brownsville resumed the export of grains overseas via vessel. WestPlains LLC, the operator of the port’s grain elevator, loaded 34,000 metric tons of sorghum onto the M/V Tian Fu in late-August. The grain was harvested from throughout the Rio Grande Valley. This is the first of four vessels with sorghum that WestPlains will ship to China this year. The port…

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Los Fresnos Couple Developing RGV Winery

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Mercedes Farm Delivers First 2020 Cotton Crop

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Mercedes

Farmers Market Reinvents the Wheel

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Brownsville

Harlingen Farm Grows Green Sensibilities 

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Harlingen

Saddle Up for the RGV Livestock Show

The 81st annual Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show kicks off on March 12…