Reception & Regional Dinners
October 19, 2016 - Nacogdoches Regional Dinner - Click here for details
Comment Today on Need for Atrazine, Propazine—Atrazine and propazine are under attack by the Environmental Protection Agency. Despite science-based regulations demonstrating the safety of these chemicals for more than 50 years, the EPA’s hyperactive regulatory machine threatens to render these important crop protection tools useless in controlling weeds on 90 percent of the acres in the U.S. Weigh in on how EPA’s draft Ecological Risk Assessments put farmers at an economic disadvantage and submit your own comments before October 4, 2016, at http://sorghumgrowers.com/sorghumalert.
Save on Workers' Comp Insurance
The AgriComp Safety Group was formed by Texas Mutual Insurance Company to help agricultural businesses save money on their workers' compensation insurance. TGFA members are eligible for this program. Learn more at the bottom of the Member Benefits & Services page.
Need Health Insurance Options? TACT Can Help!
TGFA works alongside the Texas Agricultural Cooperative Trust (TACT) to aid in providing group life and health benefits to members in the agricultural industry. Designed by ag employers, the program responds to the needs and interests specific to employers and their employees by banding together to give a greater presence and more purchasing power. Contact Kim Holcomb at (806) 747-7894 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Ben's Memorial Scholarship at Texas A&M
The Ben Boerner Memorial Fund is now an Endowed Scholarship to be given every year in Ben's name to a student with criteria of the family’s choosing. The family feels this as the best way to permanently honor Ben.
Ben served as TGFA’s president for 23 years. In addition to being a member of the Texas A&M University Corps of Cadets, he served in the Ross Volunteer Company, which conducts Silver Taps, participates in Aggie Muster, and served as the Governor's Honor Guard.
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