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  • Lubbock District Game Wardens Say Saturation Patrol was a Success

    November 29, 2016

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    Saturation Patrol Efforts during the 9 Day Mule Deer Season Lead to Decrease in Poaching With the mule deer season coming to a close in most counties on Sunday November 27th, Lubbock district game wardens say the increased number of wardens patrolling in the area lead to an increase in voluntary compliance.  During the opening weekend alone, ...
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  • Lubbock Area Game Wardens Plan for Mule Deer Saturation Patrol

    November 18, 2016

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    South Plains Counties Welcome Additional Wardens for the 9 Day Mule Deer Season Lubbock district Game Wardens will be dedicating extra patrol hours and manpower to the Mule Deer season which occurs in certain southwestern panhandle counties and runs from November 19th -27th. The west Texas mule deer attract hunters from across the state and around the ...
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  • Our View: Hold the Thin Green Line – Farm Policy Facts

    November 8, 2016

    From: www.farmpolicyfacts.org Farm Policy Facts has recently noticed an influx of national security-themed commentary coming from the Heritage Foundation. Jim DeMint, the president, wrote the following in two recent tweets: “A fully funded defense is a great deterrent to bad actors around the world.”“Years of…budget cuts have resulted in a much weaker military – putting our troops and national ...
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  • Evaluating water resources for Texas agriculture and the potential for a water crisis

    November 3, 2016

    From: southwestfarmpress.com By Logan Hawkes Exponential economic and population growth over the next 25 years will turn Texas into the biggest population center and largest economic base of any state in the nation, surpassing California by the year 2040 and potentially tripling in size over the next 60 years according to some estimates. Those numbers were supported by a report ...
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  • LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson on Ag Update

    November 2, 2016

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    Dan Jackson updates us on what’s going on in ag news for this month, and reviews Ted Cruz’s visit to Meadow and west Texas. Listen below.
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  • LISTEN NOW: Representative Dustin Burrows in Brownfield

    October 31, 2016

    Representative Dustin Burrows stopped in Brownfield this morning to address citizens regarding agriculture, social, and economic issues impacting citizens. Listen to the complete interview (split into 2 parts) below.
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  • LISTEN NOW: Dan Jackson and Dr. Gary Adams on Ag Update

    October 27, 2016

    Town Talks Dan Jackson got to sit down with Dr. Gary Adams, President and CEO of the National Cotton Council last week.  Dr. Adams was in Lubbock to speak to the Lubbock Chambers Harvest Luncheon and the PCCA delegate body meeting.  During their visit Dr. Adams touched on the continued efforts to obtain the cottonseed ...
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  • More Farmers Walking Away From Pricey Cash Rents

    October 27, 2016

    from agweb.com by Tyne Morgan Farming this fertile Indiana ground is both Jason Wykoff’s passion and his livelihood. But after 22 years, he was forced to make one of the most difficult decisions of his career. “We’d been previously farming on shares,” Wykoff says. “And when this lease was up, the owner wanted to go to a cash ...
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  • DTN Cotton Open: Futures Tick Lower in Tight Sessions Range

    October 24, 2016

    From: agfax.com By: Duane Howell DTN Cotton Correspondent October 24, 2016 December confined to overnight range. Trend-following funds boosted net longs by 15%. Cash online grower sales fell to 272 bales. Cotton futures ticked on slight losses near the low of a tight session range in quiet early dealings Monday, with December remaining within the overnight trading band. December hovered off 34 ...
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  • Harvest Season Traffic

    October 17, 2016

    As many of you may have noticed harvest has started across the South Plains. This harvest season TownTalk would like to remind drivers to use extra caution when meeting or passing harvest equipment. Most of the time it is hard for the drivers to see behind them. Here are a few tips when driving around ...
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