Texas Field Reports: Boom Year Potential for Producers with Deep Soil Moisture Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Good rains last fall filled soil moisture profiles for much of the state and set up a good yield potential for Texas farmers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Arkansas Rice: Farmers Waiting on Weather to Plant Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Planting reports from Arkansas rice country indicate wet conditions are prevailing over warmer temperatures across the state. According to Jennifer James who farms rice in northeast Arkansas, “We had about […]

Louisiana Rice: Farmers Starting Crop With Near-Perfect Conditions Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
The recommended planting window for rice in southwest Louisiana begins March 10 and continues until April 15, while the planting window in northeast Louisiana is April 1 through May 5. […]

Louisiana: Rice Crop Starting Well, Planting Continues Mar 25, 2020

🕔Mar 25, 2020
Rice planting is nearing completion in southwest Louisiana, where most of the state’s rice is grown, and it has begun in northeast Louisiana. LSU AgCenter state rice specialist Dustin Harrell said farmers […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Acres Up Slightly, Good Growing Conditions Mar 18, 2020

🕔Mar 18, 2020
Wheat acres in Texas were up and facing little to no threat from pests or disease in grazing and grain fields, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists. Jourdan […]

Louisiana: Planting Season Rolling Along Despite Coronavirus Closures   Mar 17, 2020

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🕔Mar 17, 2020
Many  schools and workplaces have  closed up shop amid the coronavirus pandemic. But in the world of agriculture,  the show must go on. In Louisiana, this  is rice and corn  planting season […]

Texas Field Reports: Coronavirus Spreading Uncertainty Among Cotton Growers Mar 4, 2020

🕔Mar 4, 2020
Uncertainty surrounding the spread of coronavirus has Texas cotton producers in limbo regarding their crop options for 2020, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. John Robinson, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: 2020 Growing Season Kicks Off Amid Dry Conditions Feb 5, 2020

🕔Feb 5, 2020
Preparations and planting in South Texas are kicking off the 2020 growing season, but the region, like much of the state, is behind on rainfall, according to Texas A&M AgriLife […]

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