Texas Field Reports: Peanut Production Acreage Down 43% from 2017

🕔Nov 27, 2018Fewer planted acres, summer drought and late-season rains caused a significant drop in peanut production around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Emi Kimura, […]

Texas Field Reports: Wet Conditions Continue to Slow Cotton Harvest, Reduce Quality

🕔Nov 14, 2018Rain continues to cause issues for cotton growers hoping to harvest their crops around the state, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Gaylon Morgan, AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Looks Good Despite Rain Losses

🕔Nov 6, 2018An above-average production year for pecan growers could take a hit due to continued wet weather that has delayed harvests and hurt quality, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Record-Setting Wet Fall

🕔Oct 30, 2018Texas weather conditions emerged from one of the hottest, driest summers on record into the wettest two-month period on record, according to the Texas state climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon reported […]

Texas Field Reports: Rains Delay Harvests, Planting Schedules

🕔Oct 23, 2018Recent rain events are delaying harvests of some warm-season crops and planting of cool-season crops, including winter forages for cattle producers, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.  Widespread […]

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 […]

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