Export Sales: Wheat Up 27% Over 2018 – DTN

🕔Jun 21, 2019Corn For the week ended June 13, 2019, USDA reported an increase of 1.5 million bushels (38,400 mt) of corn export sales for 2018-19 and an increase of 14.2 mb […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Cotton Blooming, Tarnished Plant Bugs on the Move

🕔Jun 7, 2019It’s been very hot this week across the LRGV. Tuesday and Wednesday the coast received varied rain showers. But, overall, we are very dry and many growers continue to irrigate. […]

Grain Sorghum: Seed is Cheap, You Can Plant it Late – What’s Not to Like?

🕔May 31, 2019Grain sorghum is one crop option that can provide opportunity to growers in regions impacted by historically adverse weather during the 2019 planting season. Farmers with persistent wet conditions are […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Insects are Light – So Far

🕔May 3, 2019Things are heating up, literally. This week we saw temperatures in the low 90s daytime and high 70s at night. Many growers fertilizing and watering their crops this week while […]

Texas LRGV : Cotton in All Stages; Sugarcane Aphid in Sorghum

🕔Apr 26, 2019This was the first week in a long while that it wasn’t so windy. Crops are doing good as we have currently been in the high 80s to low 90s […]

USDA Announces 2019 Marketing Assistance Loan Rates

🕔Apr 10, 2019USDA’s Commodity Credit Corporation today announced the 2019 marketing assistance loan rates by: County for wheat, corn, grain sorghum, barley, oats, soybeans and each “other oilseed” (canola, crambe, flaxseed, mustard […]

USDA Issues $4.8 Bln in Farm Safety Net, Conservation Payments

🕔Oct 12, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue today announced that the United State Department of Agriculture continues to invest in rural America with more than $4.8 billion in payments being made, starting this […]

Texas West Plains: Grain Sorghum, Peanuts, Cotton – 2 Videos

🕔Sep 14, 2018Grain Sorghum – You Must Scout! Grain sorghum ranges from just planted for cover to nearing harvest on early planted acres.   Sorghum acres which have not developed a grain head […]

Nebraska: Double Cropping Pulses with Short-Season Crops

🕔Sep 8, 2018A research project is underway at the Eastern Nebraska Research and Extension Center (ENREC) near Mead to evaluate a double crop production system. The experiment was designed by University of […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Whiteflies and Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 1, 2018It’s very hot and very dry and it seems it’s only going to get hotter. Saw many fields being irrigated again this week. As we head towards harvest for sorghum […]

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