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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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Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

Texas Field Reports: Sugarcane Aphids Not a Major Problem for Prepared Sorghum Producers

👤By Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 19, 2017

Most sorghum producers around the state experienced lower sugarcane aphid populations than the previous two years, with some help from nature, growing conditions, technology and adequate preparation, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Danielle Sekula, AgriLife Extension integrated

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Iowa Crop Update: Drought Stressed Crops Heading Towards Harvest

Iowa Crop Update: Drought Stressed Crops Heading Towards Harvest

👤By Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Agronomist 🕔Sep 14, 2017

As the 2017 growing season winds down, ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists share how the crops are progressing and finishing out the season in their repressive regions across the state.    Northwest Iowa Paul Kassel (Region 2): “Signs of crop maturity

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