The Amarillo Farm & Ranch Show is one of agriculture’s top annual events. The event is scheduled on Dec 02, 03 & 04, 2014 at Amarillo Civic Center. Many of agribusiness’ top companies will be displaying their product lines and latest technologies to show attendees from all over the world. Companies and institutions exhibiting at the show include representatives of agricultural machinery, harvesting systems, measuring systems, fertilizers, raising seedling systems, transporting systems, agricultural chemicals, greenhouse-related products and more. There will also be exhibits related to processed foods, dairy products, and agriculture research.



2014 Show Dates & Hours:
Tuesday, December 2: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December
 3: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 4: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 

Admission $2/person
100% of the proceeds will be donated to the local FFA chapters


2014 Schedule of Events
http://www.ideaggroup.com/amarillo/event-schedule

 

      

 

    

    


 

What's Ahead For The Markets?

Commodity Outlook 2015 is the title of an Texas A&M AgriLife Extension event Tuesday, January 27 in Dimmitt. For more information, go here

http://today.agrilife.org/2015/01/15/agrilife-extension-to-present-commodity-outlook-2015-in-dimmitt-jan-27/

  

Feral Hog Management

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/ 

Crops Conference

The annual Red Rivers Crops Conference is January 27-28 in Childress. For more information and a way to register, go here

 http://today.agrilife.org/2015/01/15/summer-crops-cotton-to-be-spotlighted-at-red-river-crops-conference-jan-27-28-in-childress/

Sorghum U Comes To Texas Panhandle

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/ 

Grain Elevator Workshop

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

http://today.agrilife.org/2014/12/29/grain-elevator-workshop-scheduled-for-jan-29-in-amarillo/

UPDATED: USDA Info On Risk Management Programs

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

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/webapp?area=home&subject=arpl&topic=landing

For more information from the Agricultural & Food Policy Center at Texas A&M, cllick here

https://www.afpc.tamu.edu/

And for cotton-specific information from the National Cotton Council, go here http://www.cotton.org/issues/stax-farm-bill-meetings.cfm 

KGNC Golden Spread Agribusiness Hour

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

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