TownTalk Commentary with Dan Jackson, We are the 20%

TownTalk Commentary with Dan Jackson, We are the 20%

Brownfield doctor takes plea deal, faces prison time

Brownfield doctor takes plea deal, faces prison time

Analysis: Asking Texas voters to swap higher sales taxes for property tax cuts

Analysis: Asking Texas voters to swap higher sales taxes for property tax cut

Brownfield Mayor Signs Proclamation, Shattered Dreams Project Next Week

Brownfield Mayor Signs Proclamation, Shattered Dreams Project Next Week

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with New Denver City Economic Development Director, Heath Haynes

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with New Denver City Economic Development Director, Heath Haynes

Greg Abbott tells “every university” in Texas to re-evaluate processes in light of admissions scandal

Greg Abbott tells “every university” in Texas to re-evaluate processes in light of admissions scandal

TOWNTALK COMMENTARY WITH DAN JACKSON, “THANK YOU MIKE CONAWAY”

TOWNTALK COMMENTARY WITH DAN JACKSON, “THANK YOU MIKE CONAWAY”

Texas teacher pay emerges as a sticking point between House and Senate

Texas teacher pay emerges as a sticking point between House and Senate

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Brownfield Sports Complex

Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Brownfield Sports Complex

Guns are popular with Texans, and so are “red flag” laws, says UT/TT Poll

Guns are popular with Texans, and so are “red flag” laws, says UT/TT Poll

Yoakum County Commissioners Court Met on March 11, 3 new members added to juvenile board

Yoakum County Commissioners Court Met on March 11, 3 new members added to juvenile board

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Denver City Council Met on Jan 7th

Denver City Council Met on Jan 7th

BREAKING: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

BREAKING NEWS: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

BREAKING: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

BREAKING NEWS: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Texas High School Basketball Rankings with Area teams faring well.

Texas High School Basketball Rankings with Area teams faring well.

Yoakum Co. Commissioners Court Met on Dec 31, New DA Investigator

Yoakum Co. Commissioners Court Met on Dec 31, New DA Investigator

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Hazel Dumas (February 14, 1918 – January 07, 2019)

Obituary: Hazel Dumas (February 14, 1918 – January 07, 2019)

BREAKING: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

BREAKING NEWS: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with Terry County Judge, Butch Wagner

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with Terry County Judge, Butch Wagner

Regional Sports

2019 All District​ 2-3A Basketball Teams Announced

2019 All District​ 2-3A Basketball Teams Announced

Wellman-Union Lady Cats Receive District Honors

Wellman-Union Lady Cats Receive District Honors

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

Brownfield YMCA Director Eric Martinez & Fitness Director Lora Donjuan

BREAKING: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

BREAKING NEWS: Arizona Cardinals hire former Texas Tech Head Coach Kliff Kingsbury to the same position

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Tonight is Game Night, lets ​take a look at who pairs up

Radio Shows

TOWNTALK COMMENTARY WITH DAN JACKSON, “THANK YOU MIKE CONAWAY”

TOWNTALK COMMENTARY WITH DAN JACKSON, “THANK YOU MIKE CONAWAY”

LISTEN NOW: Whitehouse Parker Tasting Room

LISTEN NOW: Whitehouse Parker Tasting Room

Listen Now: Towntalk visits with the Children’s Home of Lubbock

Listen Now: Towntalk visits with the Children’s Home of Lubbock

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with BIDCorps’s David Partlow

LISTEN NOW: TownTalk Visits with BIDCorps’s David Partlow

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield’s “Spirit of the Plains” Band

LISTEN NOW: Brownfield’s “Spirit of the Plains” Band

AG Update

Texas A&M Gardens host Plant America Kids Gardening Fair

The Gardens at Texas A&M University welcomed 36 pre-K students and 28 kindergartners from St. Thomas Early Learning Center in College Station during the A&M Garden Club’s Plant America Kids Gardening Fair.

Trade uncertainty, low commodity prices weigh on outlook for Texas farmers

It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for agricultural producers across the U.S. and Texas, according to experts.

Planter maintenance important step to optimize crop yield potentials

Planter maintenance important step to optimize crop yield potentials. At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance.

A&M AgriLife expands research on artichokes as commercial crop for Texas

Researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Uvalde have completed two more studies – both focusing on soil amendments and variety adaptation – related to the viability of organically-grown artichokes as a commercial crop in Texas.

Texas Land Trends Report Shows Value of Conservation Easements to Ag, Water, Wildlife

The Texas Land Trends project of Texas A&M’s Natural Resources Institute, or NRI, has published a special series report describing Texas landowner participation in land conservation easements and their value to agricultural production, water and wildlife.

Health and Wellness

Chronic Kidney Disease: Prevention & Risk Management

Preventing chronic kidney disease (CKD) and its complications is possible by managing risk factors and treating the disease to slow its progression and reduce the risk of complications.

Dinner Tonight recipes get American Heart Association certification

The Dinner Tonight program of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is celebrating American Heart Month this February by announcing that the American Heart Association has certified over 70 of its recipes with its Heart-Check mark.

The Future of Smart Contact Lenses

By: Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH,...

Obituaries

Gary Alan Hardin (March 21, 1956 – April 19, 2019)

Obituary: Gary Alan Hardin (March 21, 1956 – April 19, 2019)

Lois (Faye) Bearden( December 27, 1925 – April 11, 2019)

Obituary: Lois (Faye) Bearden ( December 27, 1925 – April 11, 2019)

Rachelle “Jeepers” Brock (November 15, 1948 – April 14, 2019)

Rachelle “Jeepers” Brock (November 15, 1948 – April 14, 2019)

Kathyleen Bearden Walser (March 2, 1924 – April 6, 2019)

Obituary: Kathyleen Bearden Walser (March 2, 1924 – April 6, 2019)

Ruby Joyce Andrews (November 6, 1939 – March 31, 2019)

Obituary: Ruby Joyce Andrews (November 6, 1939 – March 31, 2019)

Home and Garden

Horticulturist: Grow bluebonnets instead of picking them

Picking bluebonnets is legal across the state, though some Texas cities ban it by ordinance. Still, a safe bet is “grow your own,” said Dr. Larry Stein.

Planter maintenance important step to optimize crop yield potentials

At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance.

Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 2019

Texas Crop and Weather Report — March 2019 Texas A&M AgriLife horticulturist Patrick Dickinson offers landscape tips for spring. A Texas landscape that thrives begins with a good design.

Grafting tomatoes protects plants, increases yields

Grafting vegetables is a time-tested way for growers to protect plants from soil-borne diseases as well as potentially improve yields,according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.