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Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

Texas High Plains: Soils Too Cool for Cotton Planting, OK for Corn, Sorghum

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Apr 25, 2017

Planting season is nearly upon us again, and many good producers are getting very antsy about getting into the field, especially our sorghum producers who need to get that crop started and get as much development completed as possible before

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Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

Texas: Kaput Wild Hog Bait Manufacturer Withdraws State Label, Cites Suits

👤Staff Report 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Scimetrics Ltd. Corp. has withdrawn its registration of Kaput Feral Hog Bait in the state of Texas, the Colorado-based company announced in a press release today. Scimetrics, which also specializes in rodent control, formulated Kaput around warfarin, the same active ingredient

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Texas Cotton: Tillage, Rotation, Cover Cropping Study Show Definite Advantages

Texas Cotton: Tillage, Rotation, Cover Cropping Study Show Definite Advantages

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 24, 2017

Conservation practices are a growing part of cropping systems in the Rolling Plains, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientists who are helping producers look at the big picture, instead of just crop to crop. Dr. Curtis Adams, cropping systems

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Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, Uvalde, May 16

Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, Uvalde, May 16

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 24, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, is offering certification training for private pesticide applicators May 16 in Uvalde. Training will be from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. with registration beginning at 8 a.m. at

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Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

Texas LRGV Row Crops: Cotton Squaring; Sugarcane Aphid in the Grain Sorghum

👤By Danielle Sekula, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 21, 2017

General Situation This week brought about some rain storms and looks like we will continue to receive some chances for rain across the Valley in the next week. Temperatures are in the high 80s to low 90s during the day

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Texas Cotton: Varieties Eyed in Extension Trials Across High Plains

Texas Cotton: Varieties Eyed in Extension Trials Across High Plains

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 20, 2017

With a growing number of producers interested in cotton due to good markets and prices, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service variety trials are sure to get more attention in the coming weeks and years, an agency agronomist said. Although

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Texas: Pecan Field Day, Charlie, May 4

Texas: Pecan Field Day, Charlie, May 4

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 20, 2017

The Clay County Pecan Field Day is scheduled for 5 p.m., May 4 at the Montz Pecan Company, 867 Old T Bone Road, Charlie. Charlie is located northeast of Wichita Falls in Clay County. There will be a $10 registration

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Texas Livestock: Fever Ticks Spreading Fast

Texas Livestock: Fever Ticks Spreading Fast

👤By Joe C. Paschal, Livestock Specialist, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, Corpus Christi 🕔Apr 19, 2017

The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) Fever Tick Report for April 17 indicates that 161 “infested premises” have been reported (up 5 from last week), with 61 (up 1) in the Permanent Quarantine Zone (PQZ) along the Rio Grande River

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Texas: Feral hog, Healthy Streams Workshop, Seguin, May 2

Texas: Feral hog, Healthy Streams Workshop, Seguin, May 2

👤By Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 19, 2017

A combination Feral Hog Workshop and Lone Star Healthy Streams program will be presented from 10 a.m-3 p.m. May 2 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for Guadalupe County, 210 E. Live Oak St. in Seguin. The event is free and lunch will

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Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

Texas Field Reports: Calf Crop Looking Good

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

Most of the state’s calf crop is on the ground and looking good amid spring conditions, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service beef cattle and livestock specialists. Most regions were helped by decent to good rains and warmer-than-usual winter and

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