2013 Show Dates & Hours:
Tuesday, December 3: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4: 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, December 5: 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.


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



2013 Schedule of Events
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KGNC Broadcast Schedule
Tuesday, November 27: TBA

LIVE ON NEWSTALK 710 KGNC-AM: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
LIVE ON KGNC.COM: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

 Wednesday, November 28: TBA
LIVE ON NEWSTALK 710 KGNC-AM: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
LIVE ON KGNC.COM: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.


Thursday, November 29: TBA
LIVE ON NEWSTALK 710 KGNC-AM: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
LIVE ON KGNC.COM: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.



 

     

     

     


Master Marketer Enrollment

Enrollment is underway for the next edition of Texas A&M AgriLife’s Master Marketer Program. Classes will begin in January of 2015. The program offers participants education on a variety of ways to strengthen their risk management skills. Past graduates report increasing their personal profits by an average of more than $33,000 a year. For more information about Master Marketer, go here  https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/index.cfm/productDetails/ProductID/1545/

Dairy Day Coming Soon

The annual Southwest Dairy Day is scheduled Oct. 8 at the Del Rio Dairy near Friona. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension and the Gingg family are hosting the event. For more information, go here http://today.agrilife.org/2014/09/08/southwest-dairy-day-to-offer-look-at-modern-dairy-oct-8-near-friona/

  

USDA Proposal Worries Cattlemen

The Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, a division of USDA, has proposed allowing fresh beef from Argentina to be imported into the United States. On the KGNC Golden Spread Agribusiness Update, the president of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association said the organization is working to prevent the APHIS proposal from being implemented. Pete Bonds said TSCRA is concerned that introducing Argentinean beef to the U.S. will create the potential for an outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease. A comments period is underway regarding the APHIS proposal. If you would like more information and an opportunity to submit comments, go here  https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/08/29/2014-20643/importation-of-beef-from-a-region-in-argentina

Cotton Program Sign-Up

Farmers can now enroll in the Cotton Transition Assistance Program. CTAP will provide cotton farmers in the 2014 crop year with interim payments until USDA can begin offering the new insurance product known as the Stacked Income Protection Plan, which was created in the new Farm Bill. For more information, go here

http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/newsReleases?area=newsroom&subject=landing&topic=ner&newstype=newsrel&type=detail&item=nr_20140807_rel_0136.html 

Water Regulation Proposals Controversial

Many in agriculture are concerned about what is commonly referred to as “The Waters of the U.S. Rule.” This “rule” involves the Clean Water Act, and what many fear is an attempt by EPA to reinterpret the Act in ways that would make even small bodies of water like ditches and ponds subject to regulation and thereby impose new restrictions on common agricultural practices like fertilizer and herbicide application. A public comments period regarding the Clean Water Act proposals is open through Oct. 20. To learn more about the issue and submit your opinions, go here  http://water.epa.gov/lawsregs/guidance/wetlands/CWAwaters.cfm

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