Texas Field Reports: Summer Conditions, Forage Quality Can Reduce Cattle Gains Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Don’t let the dog days of summer lead to declines in cattle herd performance, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Joe Paschal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, said livestock […]

Georgia Pecans: New Triazole Fungicides Show Promise Jun 30, 2020

🕔Jun 30, 2020
Triazole (Group 3) fungicides were first labeled and used in pecan production during the 1990s with the introduction of propiconazole (Orbit). Since that time, a number of triazole active ingredients […]

Georgia Pecans: Abundant Aphids – What to Do? Jun 23, 2020

🕔Jun 23, 2020
Over the past two weeks, I’ve seen yellow aphids, black pecan aphids and black pecan aphid damage in orchards in Southeast Georgia. I’ve also talked with many county agents who […]

Texas Field Reports: Beef Prices Dropping Jun 17, 2020

🕔Jun 17, 2020
Wholesale beef prices are dropping as the production logjam in processing plants created by COVID-19 continues to loosen and return to normal, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. David Anderson, […]

Georgia Pecans: Nutrient Deficiency, Irrigation, Scab Management – Podcast Jun 12, 2020

🕔Jun 12, 2020
It’s so far been a much better growing season for pecans this year. In this podcast, Extension pecan specialist Andrew Sawyer discusses management strategies for nickel and zinc deficiency, irrigation, […]

Texas Field Reports: Peach Quality, Prices Look Good Jun 10, 2020

🕔Jun 10, 2020
Peach producers in the Hill Country are reporting good quality and good demand despite an odd winter and remaining COVID-19 restrictions, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Jim Kamas, AgriLife […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Prices, Quality High Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Texas’ watermelon growers in the Rio Grande Valley are getting excellent prices and producing high- quality fruit amid low supplies, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Juan Anciso, Ph.D., […]

Texas Field Reports: COVID-19, Recession Cut Cotton Demand May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
Cotton producers face an uncertain market future as demand for cotton and cotton products, like apparel, tumbled due to COVID-19 stay-at-home orders and economic recession, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Mother Nature Delivers Mixed Bag for Hay Producers May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Texas’ hay season has been a mixed bag for producers with results heavily dependent on Mother Nature and timing, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Vanessa Corriher-Olson, Ph.D., AgriLife […]

Georgia Pecans: Irrigation Considerations May 20, 2020

🕔May 20, 2020
Over the last years I’ve been working with UGA and involved in pecans, I hear many ideas from new and old growers on irrigation. Some say, “don’t water the tree […]

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