Texas Field Reports: Uncertainty Surrounds Exports; Drought, Heat Continue

🕔Aug 15, 2018Ongoing negotiations regarding the North American Free Trade Agreement and a looming trade war with China have spurred great uncertainty among Texas agriculture producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn, Soybeans Speed Along, Conditions Decline Slightly – DTN

🕔Aug 7, 2018Corn and soybean progress continued at a faster-than-normal pace last week, while good-to-excellent condition ratings for both crops declined slightly, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop […]

Texas Field Reports: Wine Grape Yields Down, Good Quality Expected

🕔Aug 7, 2018Wine grape growers around the state experienced challenging conditions, but the 2018 season was expected to produce high-quality fruit, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife […]

Iowa Field Reports: Weed Escapes, Herbicide Injury, Frogeye Leaf Spot

🕔Aug 1, 2018Late season weed escapes, off-target herbicide movement, sightings of soybean aphids, and a little bit of frogeye leaf spot were some of the common issues that Iowa State University Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Pest Numbers Climbing in South Plains, Panhandle

🕔Jul 31, 2018Infestations of damaging pests are increasing on corn, sorghum and cotton crops in the South Plains and Panhandle, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist. Producers are monitoring […]

USDA Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Conditions Unchanged – DTN

🕔Jul 31, 2018Good-to-excellent condition ratings for the nation’s corn and soybeans were both unchanged last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated […]

Iowa Field Reports: Gray Leaf Spot, Soybean Aphids, and Herbicide Injury

🕔Jul 24, 2018Gray leaf spot, spotting of soybean aphids, and off-target herbicide movement seem to be common and big issues that Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists saw across the […]

Texas Field Reports: Record High Temps Further Stress Crops

🕔Jul 24, 2018Most areas of the state have set or tied high temperature records this summer, including a string of 100-plus days last week, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Dry Week, Southern Counties Stressed

🕔Jul 18, 2018This past week brought drier conditions across the state. Northern Iowa appreciated the chance to dry out some, but parts of southern Iowa could really benefit from some much needed […]

USDA Crop Progress – DTN

🕔Jul 17, 2018Good-to-excellent condition ratings for both corn and soybeans declined nationwide last week, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. NASS estimated that 72% […]

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