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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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Texas: Small Grain Field Day, McGregor, April 28

Texas: Small Grain Field Day, McGregor, April 28

👤By Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

A Small Grain Field Day is set for April 28 near McGregor. Cost is $10 and includes a steak lunch provided by sponsors. An RSVP is requested by April 25 by calling the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office for

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Texas: Multi-County Wheat Tour, Abilene, May 5

Texas: Multi-County Wheat Tour, Abilene, May 5

👤By Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Extension 🕔Apr 18, 2017

The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct the Multi-County Wheat Tour from 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5 at the Taylor County variety test plots. The test plots are located off  Texas Highway 351 on County Road 521, also known

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Texas: Upper Coast Cotton Takes A Hit From Wind

Texas: Upper Coast Cotton Takes A Hit From Wind

👤By Kate Harrell, County Extension Agent - Integrated Pest Management, Wharton, Jackson and Matagorda Counties 🕔Apr 17, 2017

We experienced some high winds recently. I am hoping this rain has helped with some of the moderately damaged plants. It should now be easier to see what will need to be replanted. Research shows that fields can still be

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Forage Outlook: Taking a Close Look at Winter Injury, Pest and Weeds – DTN

Forage Outlook: Taking a Close Look at Winter Injury, Pest and Weeds – DTN

👤By Russ Quinn DTN Staff Reporter 🕔Apr 17, 2017

Ron Tombaugh is seeing his alfalfa fields green up. The Streater, Illinois, hay and straw producer said while it is too early to know exactly what is in store for forage crops this growing season, he does know conditions appear

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