Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Outlook a Mixed Bag

🕔Jul 30, 2019Alternative crops like sunflowers and sesame experienced a mixed year amid variable market conditions for the commodities that produce everything from oils to food products to viscosity enhancers used for […]

Texas: Failed Cotton? Late-Planted Sorghum, Other Crops Offer Good Alternatives

🕔Jun 17, 2019The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all […]

Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options

🕔Sep 14, 2018Double cropping may be another consideration for producers who have used cover crops in wheat systems within the Rolling Plains, according to an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Dr. […]

Cowpeas Made Drought Tolerant By Treating with Key Ingredient in Aspirin

🕔May 11, 2017Just like humans and animals sometimes need medicine to feel well or perform better, so can plants. Scientists at the State University of Paraíba in Brazil have found that salicylic […]

Nebraska Cover Crops: Is Nitrogen Fixation Oversold with Legumes?

🕔Dec 19, 2016One expected benefit of using legumes as a cover crop is to provide a source of nitrogen (N) to the cropping system. However, when legumes are included in mixtures with […]

Arkansas: Agriculture Field Day, Pine Bluff, Sept. 17

🕔Aug 28, 2015The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Agriculture Field Day will be Thursday, Sept. 17, at the UAPB Agriculture Research Station on Oliver Road, off University Drive. The field day […]

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