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Texas Field Reports: Low Grain Prices Bad for Farmers, Good for Livestock Producers

Texas Field Reports: Low Grain Prices Bad for Farmers, Good for Livestock Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 28, 2017

Plentiful grain supplies likely mean low crop prices for farmers but lower costs for livestock producers looking for feed options through winter, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, AgriLife Extension grains marketing economist, College Station, said

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Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

Texas Field Reports: Catfish Production Down but Producers Faring Well

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 21, 2017

Texas catfish production is down, but that’s not bad news for fish producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist, College Station, said Texas catfish producers were slowly entering

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Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

Texas Field Reports: Prices on Wholesale Holiday Turkeys, Hams at 5-Year Low

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 14, 2017

Consumers could see lower prices on holiday hams and turkeys this year, said Dr. David Anderson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension economist in College Station. Anderson said wholesale prices on whole turkeys and hams are below the five-year average. Wholesale hams

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Texas Field Reports: Peanut Crop Looks Promising

Texas Field Reports: Peanut Crop Looks Promising

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Nov 8, 2017

Peanut harvest has started across the state, and harvested acres provided good to great yields for Texas producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jason Woodward, AgriLife Extension plant pathologist and statewide peanut specialist, Lubbock, said

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Texas Field Reports: Armyworms Plaguing Pastures, Winter Forages

Texas Field Reports: Armyworms Plaguing Pastures, Winter Forages

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 31, 2017

Cool temperatures and wet weather created prime conditions for fall armyworms and major problems for forage producers around the state, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, AgriLife Extension forage specialist, Overton, said the recent temperature

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Texas Field Reports: Deer Season Expected to Provide Good Opportunities for Hunters

Texas Field Reports: Deer Season Expected to Provide Good Opportunities for Hunters

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 24, 2017

The general hunting season for white-tailed deer opens Nov. 4, and Texas hunters should expect good opportunities in the field, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Dr. John Tomecek, AgriLife Extension assistant professor and wildlife specialist, San

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Cause Concern for High Plains Corn Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 17, 2017

Corn producers in the High Plains wait out wet weather and potentially problematic conditions as global commodity market conditions worsen for U.S. producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said rain

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Texas Field Reports: Cool, Cloudy, Wet Weather Creates Problems for Panhandle Cotton Production

Texas Field Reports: Cool, Cloudy, Wet Weather Creates Problems for Panhandle Cotton Production

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 11, 2017

Poor weather conditions in the Rolling and High Plains could mean subpar cotton yields for many producers in the state’s fiber region, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Jourdan Bell, AgriLife Extension agronomist, Amarillo, said wet conditions delayed

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Texas Field Reports: Pumpkin Crop Looks Good, but Delayed by Rains

Texas Field Reports: Pumpkin Crop Looks Good, but Delayed by Rains

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 3, 2017

Wet weather has put a damper on the Panhandle pumpkin harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service staff. Cristen Brooks, AgriLife Extension agent in Floyd County, said producers expected an above- average year for pumpkins, but recent rains have

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Texas Field Reports: Conditions Brewing for Warm, Dry Winter

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Brewing for Warm, Dry Winter

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 26, 2017

Dry conditions around the state could worsen over the next few months as a warmer, drier winter is expected, said the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon said cooler waters in the tropical Pacific are building conditions for La Niña weather

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