Texas Field Reports: Mostly Warmer, Variable Precipitation

🕔Apr 16, 2019AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL Parts of the district received 1 inch of rainfall, which helped winter annual grasses. Small grains were heading out. Some supplemental […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Looks Good for Grazing, Grain, Forage

🕔Apr 9, 2019Texas wheat fields look good, but the next few months will determine yield outcomes, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Wheat growers around the state faced difficulty with […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Sheep, Goat Prices, Inventories Down Amid Strong Market

🕔Mar 5, 2019Markets for goat and sheep meat and fiber continue to be relatively strong despite softening prices and lower inventories, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Bill Thompson, […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Likely to Perform Well; Prices Falling

🕔Feb 26, 2019Wheat acres were expected to perform well in areas with moisture, but market conditions could mean tough decisions for grain producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Bill […]

Texas Field Reports: Early Bloom Leaves Fruit Orchards Exposed to Late Freeze

🕔Feb 20, 2019Conditions are set for Texas fruit producers to have a bumper year if early blooms can avoid a major freeze before consistent warm weather sets in, said a Texas A&M […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Delays; Lower Corn Stocks

🕔Feb 12, 2019A full soil moisture profile and tightened supplies could mean a good year for grain growers, if they can get their crops planted in time, according to Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas Aquaculture: Low Catfish Prices Push Producers to Redfish, Bass

🕔Jan 21, 2019Consumer trends continue to drive an industry change from traditional aquaculture species like catfish to higher value species including redfish and hybrid striped bass, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Wheat: New Computer Model Helps Predict Forage Success

🕔Dec 17, 2018A new, pioneering forage wheat model could provide a valuable technique to researchers exploring the potential of biomass production for cool-season annual forage grasses, according to model developers. Researchers at […]

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