Texas Field Reports: Cool-Season Vegetables Looking Good Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Conditions were mixed for cool-season vegetable-producing areas of the state, with the Rio Grande Valley and Wintergarden both experiencing weather that led to a less-than-optimal start to the season, according […]

Iowa Field Reports: Harvest Off to Slow Start Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Harvest is off to a slow start across the state. High moisture grain, crop maturity, and ear rots and stalk rots are some of the topics ISU Extension and Outreach […]

Texas Field Reports: Below-Average Crop for Pumpkin Growers Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019Texas’ pumpkin growers expect a below-average harvest this season as they dealt with early season rains and extreme heat and drought through the summer months. Mark Carroll, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Rice Producers, Yields Likely Below Average Oct 1, 2019

🕔Oct 1, 2019Texas rice growers faced a challenging 2019 due to early and late-season rains, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research expert. Ted Wilson, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Cattle Prices Below 5-Year Average, Herd at 8-Year High Sep 25, 2019

🕔Sep 25, 2019Texas cattle producers are seeing fewer dollars in their pockets as prices remain low, while the Texas beef herd has hit an eight-year high of 4.65 million. Beef cattle and […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Expected to Go Down, Production Up Sep 17, 2019

🕔Sep 17, 2019Texas wheat acres are being prepared and planted, and despite fewer acres, projections are for a high-yield 2020. U.S. Department of Agriculture planting projections suggest producers will plant 1% less […]

Texas Field Reports: Peanuts Look Good a Month from Harvest Sep 11, 2019

🕔Sep 11, 2019Peanuts are about a month away from digging, and so far 2019 looks to be a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Texas peanut producers […]

Iowa Corn, Soybeans: End of Aug. Crop Update Aug 30, 2019

🕔Aug 30, 2019Rebecca Vittetoe (Benton, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Mahaska, Marion, Poweshiek, and Washington Counties) “Over the last two weeks, we’ve caught some much-needed rain in this part of the state […]

Texas Field Reports: Game Populations Suggest Favorable Hunting Season Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019Drought following good spring conditions could impact Texas game animals, but early population reports and estimates suggest a favorable hunting season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme Aug 20, 2019

🕔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 […]

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