Cotton – Southwest – Triple Digits Ahead – AgFax Jul 8, 2020

🕔Jul 8, 2020
With a forecast calling for at least a week of 100-degree days, even irrigation pumps running at high capacity will be stressed.

Cotton – Southwest – Rain Would Help | Dicamba Alternative? Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Hot, dry winds and lack of moisture made for common ground across the region this week. But that’s not to minimize insect pressure.

Texas Cotton: Northern High Plains Acres More Than Double in Last 5 Years Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Cotton acreage continues to boom in the High Plains north of Interstate 40, more than doubling in the past five years. And whether that is due to water savings or […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Up Slightly, Good Growing Conditions Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Wheat acres in Texas were up and facing little to no threat from pests or disease in grazing and grain fields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists. Jourdan […]

Texas Field Reports: Cotton Belt Experienced Tough 2019 Dec 4, 2019

🕔Dec 4, 2019
Producers in Texas’ Cotton Belt reported lower than expected yields as a result of a tough beginning, middle and end to the 2019 growing season, according to Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas: Herbicide-Resistant Kochia Invading High Plains Oct 4, 2019

🕔Oct 4, 2019
Kochia, a kind of tumbleweed, has long been associated with the Texas High Plains, but its abundance is starting to alarm Texas A&M AgriLife officials as regional producers are experiencing […]

Texas Plains Pests: Hot, Dry Conditions Keeping Activity Limited Aug 27, 2019

🕔Aug 27, 2019
General Status Not much has changed again this week. We are still in a prolonged extremely hot and dry pattern. We have had a few below triple digit days due […]

Texas AgriLife Sorghum Breeding Program Finds New West Texas Home Aug 21, 2019

🕔Aug 21, 2019
The longtime tradition of Texas A&M AgriLife having a sorghum breeding program in West Texas will continue, just in a new location, said Bill Rooney, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty Aug 20, 2019

🕔Aug 20, 2019
General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Texas: Small Grains Meeting, Muleshoe, Aug. 28 Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a small grains meeting Aug. 28 at Bailey County Electric Cooperative, 610 E. American Blvd., Muleshoe. The event will begin at noon with registration; […]

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