Texas: 9 Considerations to Guide 2022 Fertilizer Decisions in Summer Crops May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Fertilizer prices across Texas have nearly doubled since this time last year.  High natural gas prices and high commodity crop prices do not appear to explain fully the price increase […]

Texas: Low-Input, Drought-Tolerant Guar Crop Could Improve Wheat Production Feb 18, 2022

🕔Feb 18, 2022
In a season plagued by drought and high fertilizer prices, Texas A&M AgriLife scientists appreciate what guar provides in a crop rotation. “Guar is a drought-tolerant, low-input crop that doesn’t require […]

Texas Field Reports: High Fertilizer Prices, Drought Leave Wheat Outlook Cloudy Jan 26, 2022

🕔Jan 26, 2022
High fertilizer prices and dry weather have many Texas wheat farmers facing critical decisions regarding the viability and profitability of their crop, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crops Provide Grower Options Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
Alternative crops like sunflowers and black-eyed peas experienced a mixed bag of production and market conditions this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Some crops are showing […]

Texas Field Reports: Industrial Hemp Faces Challenges Jul 8, 2021

🕔Jul 8, 2021
Industrial hemp acres in Texas were expected to rocket after legalization, but the crop has yet to take off in a state that presents many challenges to it as a […]

Texas: Nutrient Management – Iron Deficiency Made Worse by Wet Weather Jun 16, 2021

🕔Jun 16, 2021
Much of Texas has experienced heavy rains, cloudy conditions, and water-logged soils since early May.  Many crops will show signs of nutrient deficiency under such conditions.  These include iron (Fe) […]

Texas Hemp: Videos Outline Legal, Budget, Risk Management Considerations Apr 7, 2021

🕔Apr 7, 2021
With the hemp growing season in Texas rapidly approaching, a team of Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economists released a video series, “Economic and Legal Considerations for Production in Texas,” to address key […]

Texas Wheat: How Bad Is the Freeze Damage? Mar 3, 2021

🕔Mar 3, 2021
The cold temperatures in Texas in February’s cold snap range from as low as -12° F in the Panhandle to mid-single digits as far south as the Austin region.  A […]

Texas Hemp: Growing-Season Potency Testing Available Dec 4, 2020

🕔Dec 4, 2020
The ability to conduct potency tests for the state’s newcomer crop – hemp – during the growing season is coming to Texas A&M AgriLife soon with the new Texas A&M AgriLife Hemp Testing […]

Texas: AgriLife Extension Holds Hemp Variety Trial Tour Nov 13, 2020

🕔Nov 13, 2020
Once Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1325, the Hemp Farming Act, into law last year, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service knew commercial hemp would soon be a crop of […]

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