San Antonio Steel Company celebrates 50 years in business

Posted by on Oct 27, 2014 in News | 0 comments

San Antonio, TX, October 24, 2014: San Antonio Steel Company (SASCO), one of the nation’s leading wholesale distributors of agricultural fencing and construction reinforcement products, is celebrating their 50th year in business. SASCO was founded in 1965 as a wholesale distribution company that focused mainly on nails and wire. L.C. “Chaz” Neely, Jr. purchased the company in 1979 and, with the support of his family and dedicated employees, SASCO has grown in sales year over year to become the largest wholesale...

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Kerr County Hay Show & Forage Meeting on Oct. 27

Posted by on Oct 22, 2014 in News | 0 comments

The Kerr County Hay Show & Forage Meeting will be just around the corner. On October 27, Dr. Larry Redmon, Extension Forage Specialist will discuss forage management, as well as new improved forages, insect and weed control and new products to control fall armyworms, grassy weeds, etc.. The program will begin at 1 pm. to 4 pm. with three hours of CEU’s offered to Private, commercial and non-commercial applicators. Registration for this program will be $15 per person payable at the door or pre-registration is...

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Lost Water Conference scheduled for Oct. 30

Posted by on Oct 21, 2014 in News | 0 comments

Municipal water utilities and other water suppliers in the Edwards Aquifer region are urged to attend the Lost Water Conference on Oct. 30 in San Antonio. AgriLife Today reports the conference will run from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. and will discuss lost water—the water that is pumped but does not produce revenue—and identify lost-water issues within the Edwards Aquifer. “Lost water is the difference between water that water suppliers pump from the Edwards Aquifer and the water sold to water users,” said Dr. Calvin...

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Sorghum still strong

Posted by on Oct 20, 2014 in News | 0 comments

With international demand for U.S. sorghum still going strong, sorghum has reached a record high spread at the Gulf of 130 percent the price of corn. Sorghum basis as high as $1.95 has been reported in the region. Total exports for the current marketing year now total 2.6 million metric tons, equating to approximately 102.5 million bushels. Top contenders for U.S. grain sorghum are once again China and Japan. China has committed to 2.3 million metric tons or 91.6 million bushels. Japan has committed to 39,600...

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TFB: Cattle Fever Tick Preventative Quarantine Area established

Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in News | 0 comments

TFB News: The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC), in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has established a new temporary Cattle Fever Tick Preventative Quarantine Area in South Texas. The area is adjacent to the habitat of a wild herd of Nilgai antelope known to be infected by disease-laden ticks, according to Southwest Farm Press. The wide-roaming Nilgai along the South Texas border are tick infested and are expanding their range due to growth in their population. USDA’s Animal and...

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Fall Sugarcane Afphid Field Day in the RGV

Posted by on Oct 13, 2014 in News | 0 comments

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