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From the Ground Up - Rains Hampering Hay Production
- When hay producers can mix fertilization and timely rains on an established hay meadow, they can expect the result will be a good quality hay cutting.
From the Ground Up - Rains Too Much Of A Good Thing?
- With the new drought of record being as recent as 2011, it’s hard to find an agricultural producer who’s eager to complain about the amount of rainfall we’ve received, but some locations in our area have received more than seventy-five per cent of our normal rainfall in the first five months of this year.
From the Ground Up - TCEQ Chairman Says EPA Is Overreaching
- This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency is due to come out with their final rules that deal with existing and new power plants.
From the Ground Up - Blinn College Agricultural Mechanics Show
- More than two- hundred projects were submitted by FFA and 4-H students from across the state during Blinn College’s Fourteenth Annual Ag Mechanics Project Show that was held last week in Brenham. Johnnie Schroeder teaches agricultural mechanics and engineering at Blinn College.
From the Ground Up - The EPA’s Definition of Waters of the U.S.
- Historically, the Environmental Protection Agency’s jurisdiction in regulating water has been confined to “Navigable Waters of the U.S.
From the Ground Up - Selecting Ground Beef With health Benefits
- Ground beef in the American diet makes up forty per cent of our beef consumption, whether it’s in a hamburger, or some other dish.
From the Ground Up: Healthy Fat in Beef has Health Benefits
- In the 1980s some studies showed that oleic acid would decrease bad cholesterol and increase good cholesterol. The question that then began to be asked was what could be done to beef to change fatty acid composition, and increase the amount of oleic acid.
From the Ground Up: Planting Corn
- Wherever you are in Central Texas, it’s a safe bet you’re ahead on rainfall for the year. That‘s delayed the planting of the 2015 corn crop. Dale Hoelscher farms with his brother in Bell, Milam, Falls, and Robertson Counties.
From the Ground Up - Food Security and Food Safety
- A country that has food security is one with a population that has enough to eat. A country that has food safety enjoys a food supply that is safe to eat. Thanks to a robust agricultural industry, U.S. consumers have experienced the benefits of both food security and food safety for a very long time. Larry Combest served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1985 until 2003.
From The Ground Up - Production Agriculture Is Its Own Worst Enemy
- Last month the Texas Ag Forum was held in Austin, and ag producers were urged to help forge an urban-rural coalition of interest by continuing to tell their stories to consumers.
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