Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Expected to Go Down, Production Up

🕔Sep 17, 2019Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted, and despite fewer acres, projections are for a high-yield 2020. U.S. Department of Agriculture planting projections suggest producers will plant 1% less […]

Texas: Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, Chillicothe, Sept. 24

🕔Sep 17, 2019The annual Rolling Plains Summer Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Vernon, is set for Sept. 24 at the agency’s Chillicothe Research Station, […]

Texas Cotton: Southwestern Rust Disease Found in Gaines County

🕔Sep 12, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service announced that southwestern cotton rust disease has been spotted in fields in western and southern Gaines County and along the county line between Cochran […]

Texas Field Reports: Peanuts Look Good a Month from Harvest

🕔Sep 11, 2019Peanuts are about a month away from digging, and so far 2019 looks to be a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Texas peanut producers […]

Texas Plains Pests: Cotton Passed Cut-Out; Mites, Aphids in Corn, Sorghum

🕔Sep 10, 2019General Status The summer scouting season starts to draw to a close without any notable bollworm migration, flights, or cotton infestation to speak of while Banks grass mites and sugarcane […]

Texas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Drought

🕔Sep 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Duval, Jim Hogg, Webb and Zapata counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]

Texas Corn: Sorting Through Rootworm Beetle Bt Efficacy Differences

🕔Sep 2, 2019Last year we had huge numbers of corn rootworm beetles in corn around Hart in early July, and I wrote at the time that they were “probably resistant” to the mCry3a rootworm […]

Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Corsicana, Sept. 19

🕔Aug 28, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will conduct a Wild Pig Management Workshop for landowners and the public from 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 19 in Corsicana. The workshop will be held in […]

Texas Field Reports: Game Populations Suggest Favorable Hunting Season

🕔Aug 27, 2019Drought following good spring conditions could impact Texas game animals, but early population reports and estimates suggest a favorable hunting season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Cotton, Corn: Bollworms, Bt Resistance, and Field Scouting

🕔Aug 27, 2019Transgenic crops are an ever-evolving technology dealing with pests in the corn, cotton and sorghum fields in Hale and Swisher counties of Texas. Farmers began relying upon these technologies in […]

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