Season long weed management will be critical for this crop since herbicide applications have been delayed or missed entirely. Glyphosate resistant ryegrass has been spotted in northeast Texas.
The weather still dominates the start of the 2019 cotton season. Cooler than normal and saturated fields has prevented the start of planting this year. Dr. Mile Karner in the […]
In 2018, the spread between returns to farmland owners and benchmark interest rates narrowed to its lowest level in more than a decade in the Tenth Federal Reserve District. At […]
Planting remains in a rut. Priority One is getting seed in the ground. Wet fields are predominant over much of our coverage area, which goes hand-in-hand with weed concerns.
If you have not ordered your Pecan nut casebearer (PNC) pheromone traps it is time to do so. As a general rule for southern and central Oklahoma, traps should be […]
The first day of the Wheat Quality Council’s Hard Red Winter (HRW) Wheat Tour wrapped up with a total weighted average yield estimate of 46.9 bushels per acre (bpa), up […]
This is the kind of spring that builds character. “We received 4.6 inches of rain in March,” said Illinois farmer John Werries. “The morning of April 1, it was 28 […]
Only slight changes as near as I can tell across Oklahoma regarding wheat diseases. Stripe rust appears to be absent, and leaf rust and powdery mildew are slow to get […]
Producers that had phylloxera last season should consider treatment time soon. After budbreak, but before there is more than 2 inches of new leaf growth is the ideal time to […]
The winter wheat crop is sleeping in this year — and who can blame it? “Since the first of March, at 2-inch soil depths, we’re running 10 degrees below normal,” […]