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 Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 18, 2019GENERAL Wheat harvest wraps up for a lot of farms last week, and yields reports have been average to higher, but bushel weights and quality took a hit after all […]

Texas: Failed Cotton? Late-Planted Sorghum, Other Crops Offer Good Alternatives

🕔Jun 17, 2019The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all […]

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 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 […]

Pennsylvania: Crop Insurance – Prevented Planting Coverage for Field Crops

🕔Jun 6, 2019With all the rain and flooding in the Midwest and the wet spring here in the Northeast, lots of farmers are wondering about their prevented planting coverage under crop insurance. […]

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 […]

U.S. Ag Exports Forecast at $137Bln, Imports at $129Bln

🕔Jun 3, 2019U.S. agricultural exports for fiscal year (FY) 2019 are projected at $137.0 billion, down $4.5 billion from the February forecast, due to reductions in grains, oilseeds, and livestock and products. […]

Kansas: Weed Management Field Day, Hays, July 2

🕔Jun 3, 2019The K-State Research and Extension Agricultural Research Center in Hays will host its annual weed management field day on Tuesday, July 2. The event will include discussions and demonstrations related […]

Arkansas: U of A Launches Mobile-Friendly Pesticide Database

🕔Jun 3, 2019Producers, agricultural agents and consultants will now have access to a comprehensive database of insecticide information at their fingertips, with the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture’s launch of […]

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