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Texas Corn: 2 Fumonisin Update Meetings, Dumas, Dimmitt, Dec. 19

Texas Corn: 2 Fumonisin Update Meetings, Dumas, Dimmitt, Dec. 19

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Dec 6, 2017

Texas Corn Producers and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will host two update meetings Dec. 19 regarding fumonisin issues in corn this year and what to expect for 2018. “These meetings will offer our farmers an opportunity to review

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Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

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

Risk management is the name of the game when it comes to growing dryland sorghum and corn, which both offer cropping alternatives “when and if” conditions are right, according to recent Texas A&M AgriLife studies. Side-by-side dryland grain sorghum and

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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 Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers

Texas Corn: Critical Crop Situation Has Producers Looking for Answers

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Sep 29, 2017

Corn farmers worried about fumonisin contamination in their fields need to immediately contact their crop insurance agent – that was the message from two emergency meetings held Sept. 27 in the Texas High Plains. The potential for fumonisin contamination in

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Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter

Weeds And Water – 5 Points That Matter Updated

👤By Elton Robinson, Contributing Editor, AgFax Weed Solutions 🕔Sep 24, 2017

Weeds gulp more water than you might realize, but they become a critical yield drain in years or regions with low moisture reserves. A pair of Texas studies drive that point home.

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Texas: Swisher County Corn and Sorghum Tour, Tulia, Sept. 7

Texas: Swisher County Corn and Sorghum Tour, Tulia, Sept. 7

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 29, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Swisher County Ag Committee will host the Swisher County Corn and Grain Sorghum Field Day on Sept. 7 near Tulia. The day will start with registration at 8:30 a.m. at the Don Macha Farm,

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Texas: Forage Sorghum Silage Tour, Bushland, Sept. 13

Texas: Forage Sorghum Silage Tour, Bushland, Sept. 13

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 25, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research will jointly host a forage sorghum silage tour near Bushland on Sept. 13. “No matter what your goals are in your operation, with 78 different varieties in these trials,

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AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

AgFax Southwest Cotton: Rain Keeps Coming; August Hailstorm No Good

🕔Aug 16, 2017

August is midway done and it’s been way too eventful in some areas. Excess rain followed by cooler temperatures that may slow things down a bit is causing concern over heat units. But those who have received well timed moisture are

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Corn: Weeds Left Untreated May Cost You in Yield and Water – Texas Study

Corn: Weeds Left Untreated May Cost You in Yield and Water – Texas Study

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Aug 10, 2017

Just how much water are weeds using in a corn crop? And, is it more economical to treat or not weeds?   Early results from a Texas A&M study has found that heavy weed pressure could result in a jolting

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Texas: Wheatheart Wheat Conference, Perryton, Aug. 10

Texas: Wheatheart Wheat Conference, Perryton, Aug. 10

👤By Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Jul 21, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is hosting the 19th annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference Aug. 10 at the Ochiltree County Expo Center, 402 Expo Drive, Perryton. The event is jointly hosted by the AgriLife Extension offices in Hansford, Hemphill, Hutchinson,

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