Texas Field Reports: Conditions Remain Hot, Dry

🕔Jun 20, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Pastures continued to hold but needed moisture. Pastures were dry and forages decreased. Producers needed rain to make hay. Livestock were […]

Iowa Field Reports: Needed Rains Bring Hail, Flooding

🕔Jun 20, 2018Parts of Iowa received some much needed rainfall last week, but unfortunately for some areas the storms that rolled through also brought along hail and caused flooding. Overall, crops are looking […]

Iowa Field Reports: Hail, Wind, and Flooding

🕔Jun 13, 2018While parts of Iowa are too wet and have experienced hail, wind, and flooding over the past week other parts of the state could desperately benefit from some rainfall. Despite […]

Texas Field Reports: Ideal Conditions for Cantaloupe, Watermelons

🕔Jun 13, 2018Conditions have been ideal for cantaloupe and watermelon growers as the Fourth of July nears, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Wrapping Up

🕔Jun 6, 2018Despite the late start to #Plant18, especially in northern Iowa, planting has nearly wrapped up with corn and soybeans across the state. According to Monday’s USDA Crop Progress Report, approximately 91% […]

Texas Field Reports: Crop, Cattle Conditions Declining

🕔Jun 5, 2018Emerging drought conditions could be problematic for Texas farmers and ranchers around much of the state as forecasts call for a hot, dry summer.   Dr. Curtis Adams, Texas A&M […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

Iowa Field Reports: Planting Lags in Northern Counties

🕔May 23, 2018While #Plant18 has basically wrapped up in the southern part of the state for corn and soybeans are about three-fourths planted, #Plant18 has been much slower in the northern part […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn, Sorghum Producers Face Weather, Market Uncertainties

🕔May 22, 2018Corn and sorghum producers could be in for a rollercoaster ride of a growing season as weather conditions and domestic and export markets remain uncertain, said a Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas Fields: Hot, Dry – Some Areas Moving into Extreme Drought

🕔May 16, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: The district received heavy rains. Temperatures and wind speeds were increasing and will dry out soil moisture quickly. Wheat continued to […]

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