Texas Wheat: Bacterial Streak and Black Chaff

🕔May 13, 2019The bacterium that causes bacterial streak and black chaff disease in wheat and other small grains is Xanthomonas translucens.  In Texas, other species of Xanthomas cause leaf diseases of cotton, tomato and pepper.  […]

Texas: Annual Wheatheart Wheat Field Day, Perryton, May 21

🕔May 8, 2019The annual Wheatheart Wheat Field Day, hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service offices in Ochiltree, Lipscomb and Hansford counties, will be May 21. There will be no charge. […]

Texas Wheat: Increase Grain Protein with Late Season Nitrogen

🕔Apr 18, 2019With harvest rapidly approaching, it is time to make the final management decisions that can maximize wheat revenue. In addition to controlling insects and applying fungicides, growers may want to […]

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: Small Grains Field Day, Egypt, April 17

🕔Apr 4, 2019Texas A&M Agrilife Extension will be hosting a Wheat Field Day at Krenek Seed near Egypt, Texas on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.  The Krenek’s have cooperated this year by providing […]

Texas Wheat: Cold Temps Causing Concern

🕔Mar 8, 2019Recent cold temperatures experienced across the state are causing some alarm for wheat producers. On the morning of Tuesday March 5, low temperatures ranged from near 10oF in the northern […]

Texas: Grain Demand to Remain Strong in 2019

🕔Feb 12, 2019Growing demand in developing markets will help fuel optimism for Texas grain producers this growing season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Jason Johnson, AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvests, Planting Schedules

🕔Oct 23, 2018Recent rain events are delaying harvests of some warm-season crops and planting of cool-season crops, including winter forages for cattle producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.  Widespread […]

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: Marketing Plans Help Farmers Capitalize on Grain Markets

🕔May 2, 2018The impacts of potential trade tariffs on crops such as soybeans would send ripple effects through other agricultural commodities, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. Mark Welch, grains […]

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