Texas Field Report: Recent Rains Make for ‘Hit-and-Miss’ Ag Progress May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While recent rains have provided a needed respite for agricultural producers in some parts of Texas, the majority of producers did not benefit and continue to hope for more, according […]

Texas Field Reports: Dry Spell, Drought Deepens Mar 9, 2022

🕔Mar 9, 2022
Soil moisture levels continue to decline in most areas of the state after a months-long dry spell as warm-season crop plantings and preparations increase. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agents and […]

Cotton: A.I. Helps Researchers Adapting Crops for Future Climate Conditions Oct 15, 2021

🕔Oct 15, 2021
With crops, farmers will adapt — they always have and always will. To help this adaptation, however, a Texas A&M AgriLife research project has used artificial intelligence modeling to determine what […]

Texas Field Reports: Rainfall Events Deliver Mixed Conditions May 26, 2021

🕔May 26, 2021
Rainfall events over the last 30 days improved soil moisture levels for drought-stricken parts of the state but also left standing water and soggy, saturated soil conditions in others, according […]

Texas Field Reports: Winter Storm Offers Few Silver Linings Feb 24, 2021

🕔Feb 24, 2021
So far, there are few silver linings related to the winter storm system that brought historically low temperatures and a mix of precipitation throughout Texas, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Conditions Drying with Higher Temps, Less Rain Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
Above average temperatures are exacerbating drier-than-normal conditions around the state, said the state’s climatologist. Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reports and experts say the hot, dry conditions are taking a toll […]

Texas: Dry Winter Weather Could Extend into Spring, Summer Jan 29, 2020

🕔Jan 29, 2020
Drier than normal conditions this winter could be a harbinger for a hotter-than-normal summer if future weather patterns fail to deliver moisture. As Texas A&M AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from […]

Texas Field Reports: Barry Kicks Off Hurricane Season Jul 16, 2019

🕔Jul 16, 2019
Tropical Storm Barry didn’t create major problems for Texans, but storm season is just getting underway, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said southeastern parts of […]

Texas Field Reports: Rainfall Amounts Double Statewide Average Since April 1 May 14, 2019

🕔May 14, 2019
April showers delivered moisture around the state, but so far May has been one for the ages when it comes to rainfall, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon […]

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