July 11, 2007 RSS feed / Farm & Ranch

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July 5, 2007

Cotton futures on the New York Board of Trade settled mixed early in the week as investors tweaked their positions ahead of the holiday on July 4, and the market consolidated gains sparked by USDA's planted acres report released last week. More...

Farm bill again will be battle over crop subsidies

WASHINGTON (AP) - Momentum is building in Congress for overhauling farm subsidies because of tight budgets and increasing enthusiasm for renewable fuels and conservation programs. Major change will not come easily. More...

New law prohibits all hunting of wildlife from roads

AUSTIN, Texas - With the passage of House Bill 12 by the 80th Texas Legislature, it is now unlawful to hunt any wild bird or animal on a public road or the right-ofway of a public road. More...

Gulf of Mexico shrimp season opens July 15

AUSTIN The Gulf of Mexico commercial shrimp season for both state and federal waters will open 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday, July 15, 2007. More...