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    Texas Field Reports: Melon, Cantaloupe Quality Up, Yields Down Jun 9, 2022

    🕔Jun 9, 2022
    Texas melon producers reported exceptional fruit quality but slightly lower yields amid budget-breaking production costs and stagnant market prices, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Watermelon production was coming […]

    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: Fruit Crops Need Rain, Chill Hours Feb 16, 2022

    🕔Feb 16, 2022
    Texas fruit crops are behind on chill hours necessary to trigger optimal blooms and good fruit sets, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. If Punxsutawney Phil was right, there […]

    Texas Field Reports: Cool-Season Crops Look Promising; Prices Will Be Higher Nov 3, 2021

    🕔Nov 3, 2021
    While prospects for cool-season crops in South and Central Texas look positive, increased production costs and pandemic-related challenges will likely have a negative impact on pricing and producer profitability, said Texas […]

    Texas Field Reports: Pecan trees showing good crop potential Sep 15, 2021

    🕔Sep 15, 2021
    Texas producers expect above-average yields and quality from their pecan trees this season, and consumers should expect decent prices for the nut this fall, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

    Texas Field Reports: Arctic Conditions Deliver Frigid Blow Feb 18, 2021

    🕔Feb 18, 2021
    Arctic weather conditions that blanketed the state with snow, ice and frigid temperatures is damaging Texas agriculture crops in a historic way, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. The extent […]

    Texas Field Reports: Pecan Production Above Expectations Amid Uncertain Market Sep 23, 2020

    🕔Sep 23, 2020
    Texas pecan production appears better than expected, but market uncertainty amid the pandemic looms, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said expectations […]

    Mystery Seed Recipients Advised to Report Shipments to USDA Jul 28, 2020

    🕔Jul 28, 2020
    Texas residents are now among those across the nation receiving mysterious seeds delivered by mail in tiny bags marked as jewelry. U.S. Department of Agriculture officials are on alert because these […]

    Texas Field Reports: Pecan Crop Expected To Be Hit-or-Miss Jul 15, 2020

    🕔Jul 15, 2020
    Texas pecan producers reported mixed crop expectations as they entered an important part of the growing season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

    Texas Field Reports: Peach Crop Looks Good Despite Early Concerns Apr 15, 2020

    🕔Apr 15, 2020
    Texas’ peach crop looks good amid improved growing conditions despite warmer-than-normal weather that impacted tree chill hours, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, […]

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