Texas: Corn Tar Spot Could Have Ridden in on ‘Bomb Cyclone’

🕔Mar 21, 2019A new disease affecting corn might have blown in on the recent “bomb cyclone,” and a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist said producers should be aware of what might […]

Texas Ag Trade: Uncertainty, Low Commodity Prices Weigh on Outlook

🕔Mar 21, 2019It’s not as dire as the farm crisis seen in the 1980s, but ongoing trade uncertainty coupled with low commodity prices and rising interest rates has created challenging times for […]

Texas: Llano Estacado Crops Conference, Muleshoe, April 2

🕔Mar 21, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Bailey County is hosting the Llano Estacado Crops Conference on April 2 at the Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. […]

Texas: Cotton Marketing Workshop, Lubbock, April 3

🕔Mar 20, 2019Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will sponsor a free cotton marketing workshop in Lubbock before the Texas Cotton Ginners Association, or TCGA, annual meeting and trade show. The workshop will […]

Texas Field Reports: Beef Cattle Numbers Rise, Cull Cow Prices Drop

🕔Mar 19, 2019Prices for most cull cows recently hit their lowest point since 2009, even as Texas’ beef cattle numbers continue to increase slowly, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Texas: Bollworm Resistance to Bt Crops – What to Do?

🕔Mar 19, 2019Cotton and corn are major cash crops in Texas with a market value of over 3 million dollars combined in 2016. With this much money at stake, producers are looking […]

Texas: Northeast Panhandle Cotton Conference, Perryton, April 2

🕔Mar 18, 2019The Northeast Panhandle Cotton Conference will be hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service April 2 at the Ochiltree County Expo Building, 402 Expo Drive, Perryton. Registration will begin […]

Texas Cotton: Acreage Continues to Climb in Northern Panhandle

🕔Mar 14, 2019Cotton acreage has almost tripled in the last five years in the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service District 1, which covers the 22 northernmost counties in the Panhandle. Dr. Jourdan […]

Texas: Planter Maintenance Important to Optimize Yield Potentials

🕔Mar 12, 2019At this time of the year, producers spend significant time selecting corn hybrids and cotton varieties as well as herbicide programs. But another important annual consideration is planter maintenance, a […]

Texas Field Reports: Too Dry or Too Wet, Soil Moisture Levels Delay Planting

🕔Mar 12, 2019Despite soggy conditions delaying crop plantings in large swaths of the state, many areas are still contending with dry to drought conditions, according to the Texas state climatologist. Dr. John […]

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