Todd Staples http://ketr.org en TDA acts to protect Texas' onions http://ketr.org/post/tda-acts-protect-texas-onions <p>AUSTIN &ndash; The Texas Department of Agriculture today announced it has been granted approval by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to issue a Section 18 specific exemption allowing the use of spirotetramat (Movento) to control destructive thrips on onions in Texas.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 21:09:22 +0000 Press Release 15009 at http://ketr.org TDA acts to protect Texas' onions Ag Commish announces water relief funds http://ketr.org/post/ag-commish-announces-water-relief-funds <p>AUSTIN &mdash; With an historic drought threatening to deplete entire water supplies in some rural Texas communities, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples today announced the availability of funding to sustain and enhance water resources.&nbsp;</p><p> Fri, 13 Jan 2012 14:13:41 +0000 Press Release 14987 at http://ketr.org Ag Commish announces water relief funds STAPLES LAUNCHES HAY HOTLINE TO FIND FORAGE, SAVE HERDS FOR DROUGHT-STRICKEN RANCHERS http://ketr.org/post/staples-launches-hay-hotline-find-forage-save-herds-drought-stricken-ranchers <p><em>Texas Department of Agriculture&rsquo;s Hay Hotline to offer hay pricing, listings for donated forage, transportation information and available grazing lands</em> Fri, 26 Aug 2011 15:11:43 +0000 Jerrod Knight 61 at http://ketr.org