Lubbock-based Plains Cotton Cooperative Association announced last week that Lonnie Winters was appointed as the interim President and Chief Executive Officer as of March 1.
Study finds that water shortages in parts of the U.S. will be worse than any in the past 1,000 years.
The most recent weekly report from the Texas Water Development Board shows Lubbock's drought condition improving and one area farmer said the recent January precipitation is helping.
The study was published online today in the National Institutes of Environmental Science’s peer-reviewed journal, Environmental Health Perspectives
Cargill Cattle Feeders LLC completed the sale of its Lockney feed yard - saving 20 jobs that might otherwise be lost.
The infected herds are under quarantine and will remain so until the herds meet all requirements for quarantine release through testing and removal of infected animals
Last week the U.S. Department of Agriculture listed every county in the South Plains and Texas Panhandle as a primary natural disaster area for the 2014 crop year.
Lubbock’s biggest cash crop, cotton, is almost completely harvested, but problems remain.
The latest projections for the Lubbock-area cotton crop harvest were reduced last week to 3.865 million bales.
According to the Plainview Daily Herald, sugarcane aphids have been found in Floyd County, which is bad news for local farmers.