Last week the Monsanto Fund announced a $2,500 donation to the Shallowater Future Farmers of America.
The nearly $1 trillion farm bill will eliminate direct payments to producers in favor of programs that will only compensate farmers if they lose money.
As Lubbock and West Texas suffer a the rapid loss of groundwater, there was a hopeful development discussed last week at the Texas Groundwater Association’s annual convention in Lubbock.
Crop losses from the aphid ranged from 50% to “completely wiped out” according to a written statement.
Texas Tech paleontologists are now proudly displaying a new, one of kind species they found in post. KLBK's Alison Morris got a close up look at what they're calling an ancient swamp monster.
There was another crash involving a school bus Wednesday and police are blaming a patch of ice. The driver of the car is upset because he says the ice was caused by sprinkler runoff.
While pleased to finally see lawmakers making progress on the Farm Bill, local cotton farmers say that the new legislation also raises a lot of uncertainties for their industry.
Lubbock police are hoping to help keep kids safe from online predators by educating their parents.
After years of back and forth, House and Senate negotiators have finally agreed on a new Farm Bill. If passed, this new agreement will eliminate dozens of subsidies, and expand crop insurance to change the way cotton farmers receive money from the government.
The South Plains Food Bank says their clients have dealt with cuts to the SNAP program before, and they are ready to do it again with the new compromise to the Farm Bill.