Texas Field Reports: Hurricane Hanna Damage Estimated at $400Mln Aug 11, 2020

🕔Aug 11, 2020
Hurricane Hanna came and went with little fanfare but left South Texas with almost $400 million in direct and indirect damages to agriculture, according to a report by Texas A&M AgriLife […]

Texas Field Reports: Hurricane Hanna Damage Estimates Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Cotton producers in the Rio Grande Valley took a devastating hit from Hurricane Hanna, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Other row crops like corn and sorghum were harvested […]

Georgia Pecans: Scorch in Young Trees, Fruit Thinning, Crop Status – Podcast Aug 4, 2020

🕔Aug 4, 2020
So far this has been one of the best growing seasons for young trees. In this episode of the South Georgia Pine podcast, Extension pecan specialist Andrew Sawyer discusses scorch […]

Georgia Pecans: Water Stage Fruit Split Aug 3, 2020

🕔Aug 3, 2020
If you haven’t seen it already this year, you will likely be seeing water stage fruit split occurring over the next couple of weeks. This is a common problem that […]

Texas Field Reports: Vineyards Resilient Despite Tough Season Jul 29, 2020

🕔Jul 29, 2020
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service viticulture specialists reported early fruiting and overall good wine grape conditions at vineyards across most of the state. But Texas’ top wine grape region expects to […]

Georgia Pecans: 5 Tips for Dealing with Snails Jul 27, 2020

🕔Jul 27, 2020
In recent days, we have heard several reports of snails associated with young irrigated pecan trees. They have been seen congregating on tree trunks and on the foliage. Some have […]

Georgia Pecans: Good Crop Load, Considerations for Fruit Thinning Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
The Georgia pecan crop continues to appear early in its development. The hot nights we are currently experiencing will keep that at a good pace. Nuts are sizing very well […]

Texas Field Reports: Impact from Sugarcane Aphids on Sorghum Wanes Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during 2020, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. […]

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, […]

Georgia Pecans: Time for Leaf Tissue Sampling Jul 10, 2020

🕔Jul 10, 2020
Leaf sampling is the most important tool pecan growers have for determining their fertility needs. While soil samples are helpful for checking soil pH and determining any potential problems with […]

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