Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme

🕔Aug 20, 2019Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rising Pest Numbers in Soybeans

🕔Aug 14, 2019Limited rain fell across the state this past week, and approximately 36% of the state is considered to be abnormally dry according to the U.S. Drought Monitor as of last […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Below Average Amid Challenges

🕔Aug 13, 2019Texas pecan growers could expect another subpar year despite good moisture early in the 2019 season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit […]

Iowa Field Reports: Were Too Wet, Now Too Dry

🕔Aug 7, 2019The growing season started off too wet, but now we are going to the other extreme of being too dry in places. According to the U.S. Drought Monitor, just shy […]

Texas Field Reports: Wine Grape Quality Above Average Despite Challenges

🕔Aug 6, 2019A challenging year for vineyards could culminate with exceptional 2019 wines from Texas wine grapes, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Michael Cook, AgriLife Extension viticulture program specialist, […]

Iowa Field Reports: Herbicide Injury on the Rise in Soybeans

🕔Aug 1, 2019Growth regulator damage in soybeans, potato leaf hoppers, gray leaf spot, and thistle caterpillars have been some of the issues or pests ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have seen […]

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 […]

Iowa Field Reports: Rains Bring Relief from Heat

🕔Jul 23, 2019This past week brought some much needed rainfall to areas across the state, which helped the crops through the hot temperatures. The pest of the week across the state seems […]

Texas Field Reports: Row Crops Experiencing Light Insect Pressure

🕔Jul 23, 2019Row crops in North Texas and the South Plains are in the home stretch and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts want producers to keep a watchful eye on pest […]

Iowa Field Reports: Heat Stress, Soybean Defoliators

🕔Jul 17, 2019Check out what ISU Extension and Outreach field agronomists have been seeing and hearing about in fields across the state this past week. Some of the common issues observed in […]

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