Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Rice planting is progressing rapidly in the Texas rice production belt.  Some producers even finished up very early this year. L.G. Raun, who farms near El Campo, planted his entire […]

Texas Field Reports: Boom Year Potential for Producers with Deep Soil Moisture Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Good rains last fall filled soil moisture profiles for much of the state and set up a good yield potential for Texas farmers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Texas: Online Cotton Conference, April 8 Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding an online early season cotton conference on April 8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the web conferencing platform Zoom. The cost […]

South Texas Ag Symposium to Be Held Online, April 14 Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
The 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium: Advocating for Agriculture, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be held from 8 a.m to […]

Texas Cotton: With Exceptions, Cotton Pretty Clean in lower Rio Grande Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
This week was hot, dry and very windy across the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV). Temperatures all week were mainly in the mid to lower 90s during the day and […]

Texas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Austin, Brooks, Hidalgo, and McMullen counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be […]

Texas Cotton: Northern High Plains Acres More Than Double in Last 5 Years Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Cotton acreage continues to boom in the High Plains north of Interstate 40, more than doubling in the past five years. And whether that is due to water savings or […]

Texas: Auxin CEU Training Available Online Mar 24, 2020

🕔Mar 24, 2020
COVID-19 might have much of the world social distancing, but agricultural crops still must be planted, and producers still have regulations to follow. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service is ready to […]

Texas Rice: Planting Moves Ahead Mar 22, 2020

🕔Mar 22, 2020
As of Friday, 46% of the Texas rice crop had been planted, according to an update on the Texas Rice Crop Survey page. The March 20 survey results also indicated […]

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