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 […]

Texas: Guar Workshop, Field Tour, Lubbock, Aug. 15 Aug 4, 2017

🕔Aug 4, 2017
Guar, 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, 2016

🕔Aug 2, 2016
Alternative 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, 2015

🕔Nov 30, 2015
Challenges, 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 […]

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