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Specialty Crop Production in Yoakum County

Howdy- My name is Bubba Lamolinare.  I am the Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for Yoakum County.  I wanted to introduce myself and my blog series.  In this blog I will explore the history of specialty crop production in Yoakum County. Yoakum County has a rich heritage of growing a variety of specialty crops such as peppers, gourds, pumpkins, grapes and watermelon.  In the past, water for irrigation was much more plentiful, and that allowed area producers to grow many different crops.  Pepper production was a major… Read More →