Texas South Plains Cotton: Alternative Crop Options After Failed Planting

🕔Jun 7, 2019With 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, 2018The 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, 2018Double 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, 2018Oilseed 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, 2018Texas 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 […]

Texas: Guar Workshop, Field Tour, Lubbock, Aug. 15

🕔Aug 4, 2017Guar, a multi-use, drought-resistant crop in the bean family, will take center stage during an Aug. 15  workshop and field tour in Lubbock, a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist […]

Texas: Alternative Crops Give Growers Good Options

🕔Aug 2, 2016Alternative crops will not supplant top commodities such as corn and cotton, but producers choose them as drought-tolerant rotation options that can pay off when the price is right, said […]

Oklahoma: Red River Crops Conference, Altus, Jan. 20-21

🕔Nov 30, 2015Challenges, obstacles and profitability potential facing agriculture producers don’t recognize state boundaries, so Texas and Oklahoma officials along the Red River are once again offering regional farmers and ranchers a […]

Texas: Sesame, Guar Seeing New Market Interest

🕔Jan 30, 2015The specialty crops of sesame and guar are a good fit for semi-arid, dryland cropping, and the Rolling Plains and South Plains regions have plenty of acres that fit that […]

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