Texas Field Reports: Tough Year for Grain Growers

🕔Oct 16, 2018Texas grain producers faced a difficult 2018 as natural and market forces aligned against them, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Drought conditions and high temperatures hurt production […]

Texas Field Reports: Cattle Prices Rise Amid Improving Hay, Forage Conditions

🕔Oct 10, 2018Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains and improved winter grazing prospects, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension livestock marketing economist, College Station, […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Challenged by Drought, Late Summer Rains

🕔Oct 2, 2018Drought and untimely late-summer rains likely will mean a subpar 2018 growing season for many Texas cotton producers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Week Recharges Soils

🕔Sep 25, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Most fields and pastures had armyworms, and producers were actively spraying between rains. Pastures and crops continued to recuperate following recent […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

Texas Field Reports: El Niño Expected to Bring Wetter Conditions Through Winter

🕔Sep 11, 2018Texas is emerging from one of the hottest, driest summers on record, but the long-term forecast suggests winter and spring will be wet, according to the state climatologist. Dr. John […]

Texas Field Reports: Rice Farmers Experiencing Bumper 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Texas rice farmers are seeing near-record yields of good quality grain and many are considering a second harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research experts. Dr. Lee Tarpley, AgriLife Research […]

Texas Field Reports: Rain Helps Some Areas, Others Not Enough to Matter

🕔Aug 21, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Much-needed rains improved pasture and hay field conditions. One area reported 2 inches of rain. Producers hope the rain will translate […]

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 […]

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