Aided by timely planting and good growing conditions, both Missouri and Kansas crop producers could be raising record or near-record crops this year, according to the second day of the […]
Herbicides. Pre-plant and residual applications have been key to control. But late-season culprits, especially pigweed seedlings, need to be taken care of quickly. With no Dicamba to lean on, Roundup and Liberty are the products of choice –or no choice.
Hurricane Hanna showed no mercy. Texas counties Cameron, Hidalgo and Willacy took the brunt of the storm. Holly Davis, Texas AgriLife, reported damage estimates in the 130,000-plus acres range.
One of the most important decisions wheat growers make each year is deciding what varieties to plant. Some have greater resistance to certain diseases than others. Some yield well despite […]
The Lower Rio Grande Valley was ransacked last weekend (7/25) when Hanna’s high winds and pounding rain ripped through the region destroying everything in its wake, including a promising cotton crop.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated seven Kansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to recent natural disasters may be eligible for U.S. Department of Agriculture […]
Livestock: Early Weaning Aids During Drought – DTN Jul 16, 2020
With nearly two-thirds of the state of Kansas already in some sort of drought designation, the state’s cow/calf producers should be prepared to alter their management. One management practice during […]
Thermometers are popping up to 100-plus degrees in Texas, Arizona, New Mexico and Oklahoma. And, in case you’re interested, Chuck Wilbur says 114 degrees provides about 30 “bonus” heat units daily.
With crop fields simmering in the early July heat, some farmers are missing those soggy days of spring. “Too much rain early on was the hold-up; now we NEED rain […]
Cotton – Southwest – Triple Digits Ahead – AgFax 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.