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Four different Amarillo Bulls players scored in a 6-4 lost to Odessa last night. The Bulls scored two goals each in the first period and the third period. The Bulls' record goes to 15-21-3 overall with 33 points on the season. Amarillo and Odessa will face off against each other tonight at 7:05 pm.
The West Texas A&M Buffs and Lady Buffs will be at home today as they will take on Texas A&M-Commerce. The Lady Buffs enter the contest with a 13-2 overall record with a 4-1 conference record. They are currently on a four-game winning streak. The Buffaloes enter the game with an 11-7 overall record with a 2-3 conference record. They are coming off a close lost to Tarleton State 76-71. The Lady Buffs will tip off first at 2:00 pm with the Buffaloes following afterwards at 4:00 pm.
Amarillo native Ryan Palmer shot an 11-under 61 in the second round of the Humana Challenge. He matched a PGA Tour record with the longest eagle-birdie streak as he converted on two eagles and six birdies eight holes after starting with two pars. Palmer is currently tied for seventh on the leaderboard and is three strokes behind the leader. Palmer will tee off today at 12:40 pm.
Commodity Outlook 2015 is the title of an Texas A&M AgriLife Extension event Tuesday, January 27 in Dimmitt. For more information, go here
A workshop on feral hog management is scheduled Jan. 29 in Seymour. For more information and a way to register, go here .http://today.agrilife.org/2015/01/20/feral-hog-management-workshop-offered-jan-29-in-seymour/
The annual Red Rivers Crops Conference is January 27-28 in Childress. For more information and a way to register, go here
How to farm sorghum profitably is the theme of the Sorghum Checkoff-sponsored educational event, Sorghum U, coming to Perryton on Jan. 28. For complete details and a way to register, go here http://sorghumcheckoff.com/sourghum-u-perryton-texas/
Worker protection, aeration, and dust management are some of the topics to be covered at the Texas High Plains Grain Elevator Workshop in Amarillo on Jan. 29. The event is provided by Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. For more information or to register, go here
Farmers are faced with some difficult decisions related to their participation in various Farm Bill programs, most notably Price Loss Coverage and Agricultural Risk Coverage. Information about PLC, ARC, base reallocation, and yield updates is available here
For more information from the Agricultural & Food Policy Center at Texas A&M, cllick here
And for cotton-specific information from the National Cotton Council, go here http://www.cotton.org/issues/stax-farm-bill-meetings.cfm
The KGNC Golden Spread Agribusiness Hour is your daily opportunity to hear from agriculture newsmakers from around the region. The program airs Monday through Friday from 5 a.m. to 6 a.m. on KGNC-AM.
In addition to bringing you the insights of ag experts from around the High Plains region, our show also offers up-to-the-minute market information, veterinary news, wildlife reports, and features that explore the daily endeavor of those good people – the farmers and livestock producers – who provide us with the food and fiber we all need.
If you are unable to listen to the Agribusiness Hour live, remember you can hear recordings of past programs in podcast form by going here: http://multimedia.kgncam.com/audio/ag.htm