Agriculture

Diana Padilla looks over rows of organically grown crops at her farm in Harlingen.

Harlingen Farm Grows Green Sensibilities 

Diana Padilla describes it as seeing a piece of land and knowing it’s where she wanted to be. The Chicago native and retired federal government employee chanced upon the farmland near the corner of Rangerville and Morris roads in Harlingen and had a good feel for it. She and her husband Saul purchased a 15-acre plot, including the old farmhouse where they live, and then began farming. It was 2004…

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Saddle Up for the RGV Livestock Show

The 81st annual Rio Grande Valley Livestock Show kicks off on March 12 and will run through 11 event-filled days of exhibits, rodeos, carnivals…

UTRGV Professors Creating a Buzz

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McAllen to Host 2020 National Farmworker Conference

The City of McAllen and MAFO leaders will host the National Farmworker…
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Coming Together to Build the Reef

Gary Glick, president of the nonprofit group Friends of RGV Reef, said…
South Padre Island

This Rancher Understands Marketing

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