Texas: 2021 High Plains Budgets, Profitability Analyzer Available to Producers Jan 19, 2021

🕔Jan 19, 2021
As producers begin planning for their new cropping season, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released the 2021 District 1 Texas Crop and Livestock Budgets and an updated 2021 High Plains Crop […]

NOAA Weather: Cool, Wet Trend Forecast in Midwest, High Plains – DTN Jun 24, 2019

🕔Jun 24, 2019
Scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the USDA Midwest Climate Hub are worried about how summer 2019 conditions will treat crops that are already behind the […]

Texas Wheat: AgriLife’s High Plains ‘Top Picks’ List Released Aug 24, 2018

🕔Aug 24, 2018
Each year, experts with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research jointly provide wheat producers across the High Plains their “Top Picks” list for varieties with […]

Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis: Impacts of Summer Drought in the Plains Nov 14, 2017

🕔Nov 14, 2017
An update last week from the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (“The worst they’ve ever seen,” by Ashwini Sankar) explored some of the lingering impacts of this summer’s severe drought […]

Texas Plains Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Confounds and Confuses Aug 12, 2016

🕔Aug 12, 2016
It seems this rascally invasive insect loves to keep us confounded and confused.  In 2014 they discovered late in the growing season we do raise quite a bit of sorghum […]

Texas: Sugarcane Aphid – Consider the Entire Texas High Plains Infested Aug 12, 2016

🕔Aug 12, 2016
In the last few days there have been reports of sugarcane aphids in many new counties on the Texas High Plains, and most of these recent reports are from fields […]

Livestock: High Plains Wet Spring Helping Rebuild Beef Herds – DTN May 13, 2016

🕔May 13, 2016
High Plains pastures and rangeland are growing historically well this spring thanks to plenty of moisture in the region. That’s good news for grazers from North Dakota to Texas as cattleman continue […]

Livestock: High Plains Blizzards Cause Over 35K Animal Losses – DTN Jan 8, 2016

🕔Jan 8, 2016
Although a total won’t be known for some time, the High Plains of western Texas and eastern New Mexico are still recovering from a blizzard that resulted in the loss […]

Texas Cotton: High Plains Production Takes on Climate Changes Nov 16, 2015

🕔Nov 16, 2015
Cotton production in the Texas High Plains can survive expected climate changes, especially if water is available to compensate for higher temperatures, and increased atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations can mitigate […]

Texas Wheat: Why Are There Dead Spots in my Field? Nov 5, 2015

🕔Nov 5, 2015
Throughout the Texas High Plains and the Rolling Plains and beyond from about late September to the end of November this question is asked every year. AgriLife Extension entomologists and […]

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