USDA Payment Details: MFP Won’t Help if You Can’t Plant and There’s More – DTN

🕔Jun 12, 2019Farmers who are not able to plant a crop this spring will not get a trade-aid payment and should not expect higher payment levels than normal under prevented-planting insurance, according […]

Texas South Plains Cotton: Alternative Crop Options After Failed Planting

🕔Jun 7, 2019With continued rains in much of the Texas High Plains, many farmers are far behind on planting goals for cotton and some other crops.  Some farmers began indicating by June […]

Texas LRGV IPM: More Fleahoppers in Cotton; Sugarcane Aphids Take Off in Sorghum

🕔May 17, 2019General Situation Hot and muggy this week as the LRGV received some rain on Monday and Tuesday and a little on Wednesday. Harlingen, Raymondville and Weslaco areas received anywhere from […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Some Cotton Near Bloom, Keep an Eye on Resistance

🕔May 10, 2019Temperatures in the lower Rio Grand Valley were in the low to mid 90s but felt much hotter with the heat index. Many growers were seen cultivating, irrigating, and applying […]

Texas LRGV Crops: Insects are Light – So Far

🕔May 3, 2019Things are heating up, literally. This week we saw temperatures in the low 90s daytime and high 70s at night. Many growers fertilizing and watering their crops this week while […]

Texas LRGV: Cotton Planting Slowed by Cold; Corn Looks Good

🕔Mar 29, 2019Welcome back everyone for another growing season in the LRGV!  All county cotton and grain sorghum variety trials have been planted. A big thank you to our cooperating growers: Chuck McCutchen, […]

Texas: Red River Crops Conference, Childress, Jan. 23-24

🕔Dec 10, 2018The sixth annual Red River Crops Conference: Planning for Success, offering crop production information designed for Southwest Oklahoma and the Texas Rolling Plains, is set for Jan. 23-24 in the […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Dryland – Drought; Fleahoppers

🕔May 14, 2018General Situation For the majority of the Valley cotton and grain is coming along nicely but for those dryland farmers in Willacy County this has certainly been a rough year […]

Texas Field Reports: Alternative Crop Interest Remains Steady Despite Lower Prices

🕔May 8, 2018Oilseed crops like sunflowers and canola are experiencing lower prices, but it appears overall interest in alternative crops remains steady, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Calvin […]

North Central Oklahoma Summer Crops Conference, Enid, Feb. 13

🕔Jan 26, 2018Agricultural producers in the north central Oklahoma region can pick up the latest research-based recommendations about a number of viable crop options by attending the Feb. 13 Oklahoma Cooperative Extension […]

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