Texas: Low-Input, Drought-Tolerant Guar Crop Could Improve Wheat Production Feb 18, 2022

🕔Feb 18, 2022
In a season plagued by drought and high fertilizer prices, Texas A&M AgriLife scientists appreciate what guar provides in a crop rotation. “Guar is a drought-tolerant, low-input crop that doesn’t require […]

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 19-20 Jan 5, 2022

🕔Jan 5, 2022
The ninth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success conference designed for producers in Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains is set for Jan. 19-20 in the Jackson […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crops Provide Grower Options Aug 25, 2021

🕔Aug 25, 2021
Alternative crops like sunflowers and black-eyed peas experienced a mixed bag of production and market conditions this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Some crops are showing […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Acreage Up, Market Conditions a Mixed Bag May 14, 2020

🕔May 14, 2020
Alternative crop acres are expected to be up amid mixed market conditions, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension agronomist, Lubbock, said COVID-19 has not […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Outlook a Mixed Bag Jul 30, 2019

🕔Jul 30, 2019
Alternative crops like sunflowers and sesame experienced a mixed year amid variable market conditions for the commodities that produce everything from oils to food products to viscosity enhancers used for […]

Texas South Plains Cotton: Alternative Crop Options After Failed Planting Jun 7, 2019

🕔Jun 7, 2019
With continued rains in much of the Texas High Plains, many farmers are far behind on planting goals for cotton and some other crops.  Some farmers began indicating by June […]

Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress, Jan. 23-24 Dec 10, 2018

🕔Dec 10, 2018
The sixth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is set for Jan. 23-24 in the […]

Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options Sep 14, 2018

🕔Sep 14, 2018
Double cropping may be another consideration for producers who have used cover crops in wheat systems within the Rolling Plains, according to an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Dr. […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Interest Remains Steady Despite Lower Prices May 8, 2018

🕔May 8, 2018
Oilseed crops like sunflowers and canola are experiencing lower prices, but it appears overall interest in alternative crops remains steady, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin […]

Texas: Guar Project May Help Growers in the Rolling Plains and South Plains Jan 30, 2018

🕔Jan 30, 2018
Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are conducting several research projects to improve producers’ understanding of guar and the legume’s value to their operations in the Rolling Plains and South Plains. Guar […]

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