Kentucky Sweet Sorghum: Sugarcane Aphid Numbers Low, Keep Monitoring

🕔Sep 19, 2018This season, sugarcane aphid was first spotted close to the same time as last year. Generally, populations were slow to build, but this year a number of growers were prepared […]

Texas Field Reports: Battling Armyworms

🕔Sep 18, 2018Hay and forage producers and homeowners around the state are battling armyworms following rains and cooler weather, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts.   The fall armyworm is […]

USDA Crop Progress: Grain Harvest Moving At Faster Pace – DTN

🕔Sep 18, 2018In its first soybean harvest report of the season, USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service estimated that 6% of the U.S. crop was harvested as of Sunday, Sept. 16, 3 percentage […]

Louisiana Field Reports: Heavy Rains Slow Harvest

🕔Sep 11, 2018Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending September 9, 2018. Comments from Cooperative Extension Service County Agents Vincent Deshotel, Saint Landry Parish “Recent rains slowed any progress with planting […]

Texas: Swisher County Corn and Sorghum Tour, Tulia, Sept. 11

🕔Aug 30, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Swisher County Ag Committee will host a corn and sorghum tour Sept. 11 at Attebury Grain, 1205 N.W.  5th St. in Tulia. Registration will […]

USDA Crop Progress – Corn, Soy Racing Toward Maturity – DTN

🕔Aug 28, 2018U.S. row crops continued to race toward maturity with the percentage of corn mature and soybeans dropping leaves ahead of the average pace, according to the USDA National Ag Statistics […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Keep Scouting for Aphids

🕔Aug 28, 2018For some, August has brought some rain showers which have helped tremendously. While others have received nary a drop. So this patch-work of wet and dry has made it difficult […]

Texas Field Reports: Rice Farmers Experiencing Bumper 2018

🕔Aug 28, 2018Texas rice farmers are seeing near-record yields of good quality grain and many are considering a second harvest, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Research experts. Dr. Lee Tarpley, AgriLife Research […]

Texas Plains: Pests Are Present but Mostly Below Thresholds

🕔Aug 28, 2018General Status Measurable rainfall again crisscrossed the region late last week and last weekend dropping moisture for most of us. The latest rounds did not have any damaging weather with […]

Texas Field Reports: Rain Helps Some Areas, Others Not Enough to Matter

🕔Aug 21, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Much-needed rains improved pasture and hay field conditions. One area reported 2 inches of rain. Producers hope the rain will translate […]

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