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Texas: Cotton, Grain Risk Management and Marketing Workshop, Victoria, Dec. 5

Texas: Cotton, Grain Risk Management and Marketing Workshop, Victoria, Dec. 5

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Oct 19, 2017

A cotton and grain risk management and marketing workshop will be held from 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Victoria Educational Gardens Pavilion, 333 Bachelor Drive in Victoria. Cost is $20 at the door and includes lunch. “This is

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Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

Texas Plains: Cotton Needs More Heat Units, Sorghum Still at Risk from Sugarcane Aphids

👤By Blayne Reed, Texas AgriLife Extension Agent for Hale, Swisher, and Floyd Counties 🕔Oct 19, 2017

General Status For the past few weeks or so we had been socked in with moisture and cool temperatures, only to finally come out of the pattern into frosty and cold conditions. Finally, we are seeing clear skies and a

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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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Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

Midwest: Keeping Grain in Good Condition Through the Winter

👤By Klein Ileleji, Purdue University Extension Specialist 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Harvest is already in full swing, but has slowed down due to the constant rainfall in the last few days. It appears that the corn and soybean crop had a pretty good field dry-down on average, and USDA crop progress

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Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slip Further Behind – DTN

👤By DTN Staff 🕔Oct 13, 2017

Corn and soybean harvest continued to slip further behind the average pace during the week ended Oct. 8, according to USDA’s latest Crop Progress report issued Tuesday. The report was delayed from its normal Monday release due to the Columbus

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WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

WASDE Coarse Grains: Larger U.S. Corn Production Offsets Increased Usage

👤From USDA 🕔Oct 12, 2017

This month’s 2017/18 U.S. corn outlook is for larger production, increased feed and residual use, and nearly unchanged ending stocks. Corn production is forecast at 14.280 billion bushels, up 96 million from last month. Corn supplies are higher, as a

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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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Grain Sorghum: Ramping Up Genetics, Yield and Marketing of a Workhorse Crop – DTN

Grain Sorghum: Ramping Up Genetics, Yield and Marketing of a Workhorse Crop – DTN

🕔Oct 3, 2017

Grain sorghum producers often lament its inferiority complex to comparable row crops. But, that’s about to change.  In 2016, industry leaders enthusiastically set in motion an initiative to explore and develop new frontiers for grain sorghum. Dubbed “super sorghum,” an

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Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids After the Rains – Now What?

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids After the Rains – Now What?

👤By Pat Porter, Texas AgriLife Extension Entomoligst 🕔Oct 2, 2017

We are now concluding five straight days of rain on the southern High Plains, but sugarcane aphids are still with us. I spent some time today collecting infested leaves and examining the aphids under a microscope, and I have to

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