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The West Texas A&M Buffaloes were in a back and forth contest on Saturday, but eventually fell to Texas A&M-Commerce 76-75. David Chavlovich finished with 21 points in the lost with Miles Gatewood close behind with 15 points and six rebounds, but missed five free throws and the potential game-winning three pointer at the end of the game. The Buffs' record goes to 11-8 overall and 2-4 in conference play. The Buffs will be back at home tomorrow night as they take on Langston at 6:00 pm.
The West Texas A&M Lady Buffs had an impressive weekend as they won both of their games on Saturday and Sunday. They defeated Texas A&M-Commerce on Saturday with an easy 100-73 win and took down Texas Woman's Sunday night 80-65. The Lady Buffs increase their record to 15-2 overall and 6-1 in conference play. The Lady Buffs will be on the road this Saturday as they will take on Eastern New Mexico in Portales.
After losing on Friday, the Amarillo Bulls bounced back with a 4-2 win over Odessa on Saturday night. Four different Bulls players scored goals, including three of the four goals coming in the second period. The Bulls increase their record to 16-21-3 overall with 35 points on the season. They will be back home Friday and Saturday against Corpus Christi.
Amarillo native Ryan Palmer finished tied for 10th in the Humana Challenge as he shot 19-under par for the tournament. He shot a 69 in the final round to finish three shots behind the leader. He earned $136,800 for his performance in the tournament.
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