Texas Corn, Sorghum: Soil Management Considerations for Pre-Emergence Herbicides Dec 6, 2019

🕔Dec 6, 2019Many farmers across Texas will be thinking about planting corn in just a couple of months, and sorghum shortly after that. Managing soil for good seed-soil contact and for fertilizer […]

Texas Field Reports: Pecan Quality, Quantities Exceeding Expectations Nov 20, 2019

🕔Nov 20, 2019Pecan quality and quantities are exceeding early expectations, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension horticulturist, Uvalde, said the early pecan crop estimate was for […]

Virginia Field Reports: Good Week for Harvest Progress Nov 12, 2019

🕔Nov 12, 2019Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending November 10, 2019. REPORTER COMMENTS BY COUNTY – Comments are based on remarks made by extension agents, farmers, commodity specialists, and other […]

“2018 Farm Bill What-If Tool” Estimates Program Payments Nov 6, 2019

🕔Nov 6, 2019The 2018 Farm Bill What-If Tool has been released (click here to download). This Microsoft Excel spreadsheet will estimate Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage at the county […]

Crop Progress: Corn Harvest 20% Behind Average – DTN Oct 29, 2019

🕔Oct 29, 2019The U.S. row-crop harvest remains the slowest it’s been in a decade, according to USDA NASS’ latest Crop Progress report released Monday. Nationwide, corn harvest progressed 11 percentage points last […]

Nebraska: Prevented Planting – Putting Numbers To An Historic Year Oct 24, 2019

🕔Oct 24, 2019Nebraska crop producers reported unprecedented levels of prevent plant land for the 2019 growing season. Prevent plant cropland exceeded 420,000 acres across the state (Table 1). Many of the counties […]

Texas Field Reports: Sorghum, Corn Production Varied on Regional Moisture Oct 23, 2019

🕔Oct 23, 2019Texas sorghum and corn producers experienced mixed levels of success in 2019 mostly due to moisture levels on a field-by-field basis, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Feed Grain Outlook: Projected Corn Crop Smaller; Price Gets 20-Cent Boost Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019The third survey-based estimate for the 2019/20 corn crop lowered harvested acres by 200,000 and raised yield 0.2-bushel per acre, lowering the crop projection by 19.8 million bushels this month. […]

Crop Progress: Corn, Soybean Harvest Slowest in a Decade – DTN Oct 22, 2019

🕔Oct 22, 2019The U.S. corn and soybean harvest made some headway last week but is the slowest it’s been since 2009, according to USDA NASS’ latest Crop Progress report released Monday. As […]

Texas Field Reports: Cool-Season Vegetables Looking Good Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Conditions were mixed for cool-season vegetable-producing areas of the state, with the Rio Grande Valley and Wintergarden both experiencing weather that led to a less-than-optimal start to the season, according […]

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