Texas

ASV Holdings grows its presence in the United States with the introduction of 21 new dealer locations across six dealers. They include Carrollton, Texas-based ROMCO Equipment Company; Corona, California-based Volvo Construction Equipment & Services; Montgomery, Alabama-based Stone Equipment Company; Chicago, Illinois-based J.W. Turf; Bremerton, Washington-based Sherlock Equipment Sales; and Wenatchee, Washington-based Rowe’s Tractor. The new dealers are a sign of...
North America's premier used truck retailer network, SelecTrucks announced today the opening of its newest location in Texas. SelecTrucks of Texarkana is conveniently located on the border of Texas and Arkansas. As a member of the Lonestar Truck Group and TAG Truck Center (TNTX) family of dealerships, SelecTrucks of Texarkana is committed to providing customers with unwavering support before, during,...
HBS Systems Inc. announced Greg Bennett as its new Director of Sales. Bennett, the son, and grandson of Indiana farmers is a veteran equipment expert with more than 25 years of experience leading teams in the equipment dealership and rental software industry.  In this new role, Greg will drive the company’s sales strategy, technology partnerships, and growth opportunities. Bennett began his...
ASV Holdings Inc. expands product availability in Alaska and the Lower 48 with new dealers and dealer locations across the United States. ASV added Construction Machinery Industrial with four locations in Alaska, as well as Robinson, Texas-based Construction Edge Equipment. Existing dealers added new locations, including Carolina Construction Equipment with two in South Carolina and Briggs Equipment with one...
Country Superstar Brantley Gilbert Joins Kubota and Farmer Veteran Coalition to Empower Farmer Veterans with Tools to Achieve their Dreams Kubota Tractor Corporation announced the selection of five new farmer veteran recipients of new Kubota equipment as part of its 2020 "Geared to Give" program in partnership with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC). In recognition of their current and past U.S. military service and their...
A reminder that "Every Farmer Counts" from National Farm Safety & Health Week Next week is National Farm Safety and Health Week (Sept. 20-26), with a reminder that "Every Farmer Counts." This year's theme is especially true as COVID-19 lingers, adding to the usual physical and mental health and safety concerns on the farm. Having farm readiness plans ahead of harvest allows farmers...
Texas Corn Producers Association (TCPA) was invited to Midland, Texas, to attend President Donald Trump’s remarks on restoring American energy superiority. Trump briefed Texas producers, businesspeople and government representatives on his administration’s efforts to reduce regulations, streamline the permitting of projects, and incentivize private investment in energy infrastructure. Kyla Hamilton, a TCPA board member, and her husband Cole attended the...
Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller is urging Texans to take extreme precaution when receiving unsolicited seed packets from China. These packets have been mailed to multiple states, including Texas, falsely labeled as jewelry. Residents are advised not to plant the seeds as they could contain harmful invasive species or be otherwise unsafe. Commissioner Miller said: “I am urging folks to take...
A select group of papaya growers successfully completed the pilot training for the Food Safety Best Practices Guide for the Growing and Handling of Mexican Papaya on June 17, 2020. FoodSafety CTS developed the online training material along with the support and review by the Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) and the ProExport Papaya grower association in Mexico. Training...
Webinar for Retailers & Growers: Understanding the Best Practices Guide for the Growing and Handling of Mexican Papaya Within days of the release of the Food Safety Best Practices Guide for the Growing and Handling of Mexican Papaya document in April 2020, Mexican papaya growers, packers and importers were requesting and downloading the document from the Texas International Produce Association’s...