Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Grain Growers

🕔Oct 16, 2018Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production […]

Texas Field Reports: Cattle Prices Rise Amid Improving Hay, Forage Conditions

🕔Oct 10, 2018Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains and improved winter grazing prospects, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension livestock marketing economist, College Station, […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Challenged by Drought, Late Summer Rains

🕔Oct 2, 2018Drought and untimely late-summer rains likely will mean a subpar 2018 growing season for many Texas cotton producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Week Recharges Soils

🕔Sep 25, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Most fields and pastures had armyworms, and producers were actively spraying between rains. Pastures and crops continued to recuperate following recent […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

USDA Crop Progress: Grain Harvest Moving At Faster Pace – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018In its first soybean harvest report of the season, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service estimated that 6% of the U.S. crop was harvested as of Sunday, Sept. 16, 3 percentage […]

Texas Field Reports: El Niño Expected to Bring Wetter Conditions Through Winter

🕔Sep 11, 2018Texas is emerging from one of the hottest, driest summers on record, but the long-term forecast suggests winter and spring will be wet, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John […]

USDA Crop Progress – Corn, Soy Racing Toward Maturity – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2018U.S. row crops continued to race toward maturity with the percentage of corn mature and soybeans dropping leaves ahead of the average pace, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics […]

Texas Field Reports: Rice Farmers Experiencing Bumper 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Texas rice farmers are seeing near-record yields of good quality grain and many are considering a second harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research experts. Dr. Lee Tarpley, AgriLife Research […]

Texas Field Reports: Rain Helps Some Areas, Others Not Enough to Matter

🕔Aug 21, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Much-needed rains improved pasture and hay field conditions. One area reported 2 inches of rain. Producers hope the rain will translate […]

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