Texas: Rice Field Day, Beaumont, July 11

🕔Jun 21, 2019“Texas Rice – Embracing Innovation,” is the theme for the 72nd annual Texas Rice Field Day to be held July 11 at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Texas: Annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day, June 25

🕔Jun 11, 2019The 45th annual Eagle Lake Rice Field Day is scheduled to begin at 4 p.m. June 25 at the David R. Wintermann Rice Research Station on Farm-to-Market Road 102 just […]

Outdoors: Pond Maintenance Boosts Performance, Prevents Catastrophes

🕔Jun 3, 2019Pond health and maintenance should be a top priority for landowners who want to get the most out of their favorite fishing hole, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service […]

Texas Field Reports: Rainfall Amounts Double Statewide Average Since April 1

🕔May 14, 2019April showers delivered moisture around the state, but so far May has been one for the ages when it comes to rainfall, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn Off to Good Start

🕔May 7, 2019The majority of planted Texas corn acres have emerged amid good soil moisture profiles to start the growing season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Ronnie Schnell, […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum Acres to Decrease Despite Excellent Conditions

🕔Apr 30, 2019Sorghum acres are expected to decrease amid excellent growing conditions because of an ongoing trade dispute, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin Trostle, AgriLife Extension agronomist, […]

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, […]

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