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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Acreage Up, Market Conditions a Mixed Bag May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Alternative crop acres are expected to be up amid mixed market conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock, said COVID-19 has not […]

Texas: Unique COVID-19 Social-Distancing Message for Farmers Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has specialists and agents statewide helping to keep Texans educated, informed and safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Boom Year Potential for Producers with Deep Soil Moisture Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Good rains last fall filled soil moisture profiles for much of the state and set up a good yield potential for Texas farmers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

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