Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Iowa Field Reports: Good Planting Progress in Drier Conditions

🕔Jun 11, 2019Mother Nature was more cooperative this past week, allowing planting and other field activities like cutting and putting up hay, sidedressing, and herbicide applications to occur. According to the June 10, […]

Texas Field Reports: High Plains Crops Suffer from Excess Moisture at Planting

🕔Jun 11, 2019While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing […]

Minnesota Corn, Soybeans: Nutrient Issues Going into Summer – Podcast

🕔Jun 5, 2019In this episode of the Nutrient Management Podcast, University of Minnesota Extension specialists and educators review spring planting and crop conditions in Minnesota. What should farmers be thinking about going […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Season Looks Above Average

🕔Jun 4, 2019Harvest has been peachy so far for fruit producers this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said late […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Continues in “Starts and Spurts”

🕔Jun 4, 2019Mother Nature has not been a friend to farmers this spring, making the 2019 planting season a challenging one to say the least. According to the June 3, 2019 USDA-NASS […]

Texas Field Reports: Hay Supplies Tight, 2019 Season Off to Slow Start

🕔May 21, 2019Texas’ carryover hay supplies are low, and production is off to a slow start due to spring rain delays, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. David Anderson, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Corn Planting Shoots Ahead

🕔May 21, 2019Farmers across the state took advantage of the little dry spell that occurred last week. Approximately 70% of the expected corn crop and 27% of the soybean crop in Iowa […]

Weekly Crop Progress: Race to Plant Lags Further Behind – DTN

🕔May 14, 2019U.S. farmers fell further behind in the race to plant corn, soybeans and spring wheat last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. As of Sunday, […]

Texas Field Reports: Pastures, Rangelands Experience Weedy Spring

🕔Apr 23, 2019Forage-producing areas of the state appear to be experiencing a bumper crop of weeds. Dr. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service forage specialist, Overton, said hay producers across the […]

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