Ag Day Lubbock
Texas peanut acres could see a 10-15% increase
With farm bill decision deadlines looming overhead, producers are weighing their options for the 2015 crop season. We heard what Texas farmers are saying about peanuts. Video Video
Free fruit for kids while you shop
March is National Nutrition Month, and United Supermarkets is encouraging kids to eat healthier snacks. Kat Rowe has more on the Free Fruit Program. Video Video
Identifying threats to wheat crops
The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Service has received more reports than normal for this time of year of both leaf and stripe rust on wheat in Central Texas.
March is National Peanut Month
Peanut Butter. Spending approximately $800 million a year on this spread, it is safe to say it is a love of many, if not most, Americans. Through its various applications on toast, in a sandwich, in a pie, and the always-favorite: with chocolate, peanut butter has stolen the hearts of the American public. What about the nut behind the spread?
Lubbock Farmers Market meeting, March 21
The Lubbock Downtown Farmers Market doesn't kick off until mid-June, but if you are interested in selling produce there, make plans to attend a preseason meeting next Saturday, March 21 at 1:30 p.m. Video Video
FiberMax Ag Student of the week, Macye Boyd
We are recognizing our FiberMax Ag Student of the Week. Video Video
Congressman Neugebauer discusses farm policy and more
Implementing new farm policy and cutting down farm fuel costs through a new common sense bill. Ag Day Lubbock's Rebecca Rivers visited with our Lubbock Congressman about these important ag issues and more. Video Video
Plains Cotton Growers offers online seed cost calculator
Spring cotton planting isn't too far away. Mary Jane Buerkle with Plains Cotton Growers tells us about a handy online tool that can help producers estimate expenses on the farm. Video Video
Xeriscape Workshop, March 14
The Buddy Holly Center is hosting a Xeriscaping Workshop on Saturday, March 14. Click on the story for more details. Video Video
National Groundwater Awareness Week
Almost 96 percent of the rural U.S. population relies on groundwater for drinking, bathing and running their agriculture operations. Ag Day Lubbock's Kat Rowe finds out from the High Plains Underground Water Conservation District about current water levels and how the group is bringing awareness to water use. Video Video
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