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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Texas Field Reports: Hot and Dry – Tough Times for Cattle Ranchers

🕔Jul 17, 2018A convergence of weather and market conditions have put a number of  Texas beef producers in a tough spot, facing rising supplemental feed prices and lower sale prices at local […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton – Bollworm Emergence Causing Problems

🕔Jul 10, 2018Cotton producers who planted Bt pest-resistant varieties in some parts of the state are seeing damage from bollworms, so vigilant monitoring and management may be necessary to prevent losses, said […]

Iowa Field Reports: Crops Speeding Along Despite Plethora of Problems

🕔Jul 10, 2018The warm conditions continue to push crops along. Across the state we are approximately 140 to 370 Growing Degree Days (GDD’s) head of normal. Most corn and soybean fields are […]

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