Texas: Soil Health – 5 Common Misconceptions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This week I was in Mitchell County, Texas to talk about cover cropping (see companion article in this month’s RCNL). As cover cropping has become a national topic of interest […]

Texas: Fall Cover Cropping – Is It for You? What You Should Know.

🕔Oct 10, 2018Producers across Texas are becoming more familiar with the concepts of cover cropping.  More farmers are asking about it, and some are trying cover cropping in some form.  Cover cropping […]

Texas Wheat: Extension Variety Picks for 2018-19

🕔Sep 12, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife staff in College Station, Amarillo, Vernon and Lubbock have designated our annual wheat grain variety “Picks” for the 2018-2019 season for four distinct variety testing regions of […]

Texas: Swisher County Corn and Sorghum Tour, Tulia, Sept. 11

🕔Aug 30, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Swisher County Ag Committee will host a corn and sorghum tour Sept. 11 at Attebury Grain, 1205 N.W.  5th St. in Tulia. Registration will […]

Texas Wheat: AgriLife’s High Plains ‘Top Picks’ List Released

🕔Aug 24, 2018Each year, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research jointly provide wheat producers across the High Plains their “Top Picks” list for varieties with […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Interest Remains Steady Despite Lower Prices

🕔May 8, 2018Oilseed crops like sunflowers and canola are experiencing lower prices, but it appears overall interest in alternative crops remains steady, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin […]

Texas Grain Sorghum: Hybrid Tolerance to Sugarcane Aphid Shows Dramatic Results

🕔Mar 12, 2018This is an edited version of a report first prepared for Texas Grain Sorghum Association’s “Sorghum Insider” (see other TGSA sorghum tips here)  Here we share results of different assessments of […]

Texas: Guar Project May Help Growers in the Rolling Plains and South Plains

🕔Jan 30, 2018Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are conducting several research projects to improve producers’ understanding of guar and the legume’s value to their operations in the Rolling Plains and South Plains. Guar […]

Texas Corn, Sorghum: Water Use, Drought-Tolerant Hybrids Still Key to Dryland Production

🕔Nov 24, 2017Risk management is the name of the game when it comes to growing dryland sorghum and corn, which both offer cropping alternatives “when and if” conditions are right, according to […]

Texas: 2017 Grain Hybrid Trial Results

🕔Nov 8, 2017A unit of Texas A&M AgriLife is the Crop Testing Program, which has been functioning for over 40 years.  The program offers fee-based public testing of corn, grain sorghum, and sunflower […]

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