Agriculture

A worker rakes hay into rows where it will dry for several days before it is baled. (VBR)

Feeding the Cattle Industry

The Lone Star State is the nation’s number one producer of cattle, with Nebraska and Kansas following. Texas had an estimated 12.5 million heads of cattle in 2018, according to latest statistics issued by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And beef consumption per capita is at nearly 80 pounds in the United States. With that said, the portions of meat a person consumes at a dinner or at a restaurant…

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DA Focuses on Human Trafficking in Agriculture

Hidalgo County will soon have a Human Trafficking Unit created by Criminal District Attorney Ricardo Rodriguez Jr. The unit will address forced labor in the agricultural sector,…

Farm an Organic Family Affair

The scene was reminiscent of an old-fashioned barn raising, where friends would turn out to help a farmer build a new barn, and then…
Brownsville

Organic Growth of a Business

Russon Holbrook lived the go-go life of international banking and…
McAllen

Growing Dragons in Willacy

Tucked away at the end of Kenaf Road just west of Raymondville is a…
Raymondville

Farm Grant Program Offers Up to $30K

National produce distributor PRO*ACT invites qualifying local farms to…