Texas Field Reports: Barry Kicks Off Hurricane Season

🕔Jul 16, 2019Tropical Storm Barry didn’t create major problems for Texans, but storm season is just getting underway, said the Texas State Climatologist. Dr. John Nielsen-Gammon, College Station, said southeastern parts of […]

Georgia Pecans: Tissue Sampling Timing, Analysis

🕔Jul 12, 2019Leaf 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 competitive […]

Georgia Pecans: Widespread Die-Back Attributed to Delayed Hurricane Damage

🕔Jul 10, 2019Over the last week I have had at least 5 separate calls from different parts of the state regarding trees–usually in the range of 2 years old up to 12-15 […]

Sawyer on Pecans: Scab Management Key in July

🕔Jul 10, 2019Word on the market is that Desirables have been moved for a good prices. The crop is showing promise and it’s important to protect it. In this episode of the […]

Texas Field Reports: Corn, Sorghum Prices Rally on Crop Uncertainty

🕔Jul 9, 2019Corn and sorghum prices have rallied in response to weather-related problems in the Corn Belt, but their future remains uncertain, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Texas Field Reports: Citrus Growers Had Difficult Growing Season

🕔Jun 26, 2019Texas citrus growers had a difficult 2018-2019 growing season, with production down more than 20 percent, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Juan Anciso, AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Texas Field Reports: High Plains Crops Suffer from Excess Moisture at Planting

🕔Jun 11, 2019While rainfall is important for crop production, the amounts falling across the High Plains have negatively impacted row crops and agricultural operations, with potential effects extending into the summer growing […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Season Looks Above Average

🕔Jun 4, 2019Harvest has been peachy so far for fruit producers this season, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said late […]

Georgia Pecans: Spray for Scab ASAP

🕔Jun 4, 2019Most pecan growers in Georgia have been stretching out their scab sprays over the last several weeks since we have been hot and dry with no rain at all for […]

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