Texas Field Reports: Pest Numbers Climbing in South Plains, Panhandle

🕔Jul 31, 2018Infestations of damaging pests are increasing on corn, sorghum and cotton crops in the South Plains and Panhandle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. Producers are monitoring […]

Texas Field Reports: Hot and Dry – Tough Times for Cattle Ranchers

🕔Jul 17, 2018A convergence of weather and market conditions have put a number of  Texas beef producers in a tough spot, facing rising supplemental feed prices and lower sale prices at local […]

Texas Cattle: Continued Drought Could Lead to Herd Culling

🕔Jul 9, 2018Beef producers should be making plans regarding their herds in case drought conditions continue, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Jason Banta, AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, […]

Texas Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Cantaloupe, Watermelons

🕔Jun 13, 2018Conditions have been ideal for cantaloupe and watermelon growers as the Fourth of July nears, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

Texas Fields: Hot, Dry – Some Areas Moving into Extreme Drought

🕔May 16, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: The district received heavy rains. Temperatures and wind speeds were increasing and will dry out soil moisture quickly. Wheat continued to […]

Texas Livestock: Sheep, Goat Demand Remains High

🕔May 15, 2018The demand for sheep and goats continues to be strong in a growing market for meat, wool and mohair, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.   The […]

Texas: Viticulture Short Course, Bryan, June 4-5

🕔May 11, 2018A two-day Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service advanced viticulture short course is scheduled June 4-5 in Bryan. The course is $150 per person, which includes catered lunches, beverages and a […]

Texas Field Reports: Grape Expectations Ripe for 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts, vineyard owners and wineries in Texas have reason to be in good spirits this spring — in spite of some challenges in […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Producers Should Hold Fertilizer Until Temps Rise

🕔Apr 17, 2018Warm-season grasses are breaking dormancy but not actively growing yet in many parts of the state, so producers should hold the fertilizer, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.  […]

East Texas Wild Pig Seminar, Overton, April 20

🕔Mar 28, 2018The East Texas Wild Pig Seminar on April 20 in Overton will offer expert information and recommendations to residents interested in addressing wild pigs on their property.  The Texas A&M […]

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