AgFax Weekend: Harvest Record Breaker; Wild Hog Bait Withdrawn

🕔Apr 28, 2017In this week’s AgFax Weekend – Harvest Record Breaker; Wild Hog Bait Withdrawn; Cargill Says Goodbye to Feedlots; and more.

Texas Cotton: Drift Injury Doesn’t Predict Yield Loss

🕔Apr 28, 2017Cotton injury from herbicide drift and potential yield loss has been a hot topic recently, both among producers and in the popular press. It is important to note that this […]

Texas Row Crops: Be on the Lookout for Flowering Pigweed

🕔Apr 28, 2017Palmer amaranth and waterhemp are two pigweed species that have become problematic in row crop production fields in Texas. Palmer amaranth is widespread in the High Plains, Rio Grande Valley, […]

Rice Update: Free for All for Old Crop Based on Local Supply & Demand

🕔Apr 28, 2017The past week has been very interesting in the rice market for many reasons.  While many indications suggest some firming or strengthening in the market, a few indicators have suggested […]

DTN Livestock Close: Futures Finish Week Sharply Higher

🕔Apr 28, 2017Cattle contracts posted triple-digit gains in the last hour of trade with aggressive end-of-month buyer support. All active contracts saw active support despite light volume. Livestock contracts move into May […]

NAFTA: Will Trump or Won’t Trump? Grain Producers Have a Lot to Lose

🕔Apr 28, 2017Recent news from the Trump Administration has sowed confusion about the President’s intentions with respect to the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Early this week, President Trump suggested that […]

Farming: Who’s Doing the Work? 70% of Farm Workers Are Immigrants

🕔Apr 28, 2017The Trump Administration has promised to make it more difficult for unauthorized foreigners to enter and work in the United States and for undocumented workers to access health care services. […]

Florida: 5 Considerations for Preemergence Herbicide Applications

🕔Apr 28, 2017Preemergence herbicides are a powerful way to prevent weed infestations before they start. To improve their reliability, preemergence herbicides should be incorporated, so here are a few items that should […]

Texas Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphids Appearing on the Coast

🕔Apr 28, 2017The sugarcane aphid is now being found in grain sorghum fields of Calhoun, Refugio and Victoria Counties.  However, I have yet to see this aphid in numbers greater than 5 […]

Texas Cotton: Watch for Fleahoppers in Squaring Fields

🕔Apr 28, 2017We have squaring cotton on the Texas Coast and that means we need to be scouting fields for cotton fleahopper. While other pests are present, such as aphids and thrips, […]

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