Texas Cotton Acres – Don’t Expect a Big Increase

🕔Feb 5, 2019Planted cotton acres are expected to be flat or up slightly as the growing season nears, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension statewide […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Looks Good Despite Rain Losses

🕔Nov 6, 2018An above-average production year for pecan growers could take a hit due to continued wet weather that has delayed harvests and hurt quality, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Record-Setting Wet Fall

🕔Oct 30, 2018Texas weather conditions emerged from one of the hottest, driest summers on record into the wettest two-month period on record, according to the Texas state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon reported […]

Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Grain Growers

🕔Oct 16, 2018Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Week Recharges Soils

🕔Sep 25, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Most fields and pastures had armyworms, and producers were actively spraying between rains. Pastures and crops continued to recuperate following recent […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

Texas Field Reports: El Niño Expected to Bring Wetter Conditions Through Winter

🕔Sep 11, 2018Texas is emerging from one of the hottest, driest summers on record, but the long-term forecast suggests winter and spring will be wet, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John […]

Texas Field Reports: Wine Grape Yields Down, Good Quality Expected

🕔Aug 7, 2018Wine grape growers around the state experienced challenging conditions, but the 2018 season was expected to produce high-quality fruit, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife […]

Texas Field Reports: Growers Facing Long, Hot Summer

🕔Jul 3, 2018Dry conditions continue to persist in much of the state as this summer is shaping up to be one of the hottest on record, according to the Texas state climatologist. […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Stronger, More Uniform Than Recent Years

🕔Jun 26, 2018The Texas pecan crop looks heavy, and amid good growing conditions and few disease and pest problems, growers are being urged to thin the crop later this summer to avoid […]

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