Texas Field Reports: Mostly Warmer, Variable Precipitation

🕔Apr 16, 2019AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL Parts of the district received 1 inch of rainfall, which helped winter annual grasses. Small grains were heading out. Some supplemental […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – April 14 Report – DTN

🕔Apr 16, 2019U.S. corn planting slipped behind the five-year average pace and spring wheat planting fell further behind average last week, according to USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday. For […]

Global Markets: Corn – U.S. Exports Face Stiffer Competition

🕔Apr 10, 2019Combined, four countries (Argentina, Brazil, Ukraine, and the United States) account for nearly 90 percent of global corn exports. While their dominance in global exports continues, prospects for Argentina, Brazil, […]

Texas Field Reports: Wheat Looks Good for Grazing, Grain, Forage

🕔Apr 9, 2019Texas wheat fields look good, but the next few months will determine yield outcomes, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Wheat growers around the state faced difficulty with […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – Wheat Planting Slow; Texas Corn 53% in the Ground – DTN

🕔Apr 9, 2019U.S. winter wheat condition improved last week, while spring wheat planting, reported for the first time this season in USDA NASS’ weekly Crop Progress report on Monday, was behind the […]

Texas LRGV Cotton, Sorghum: Aphids Attracting Ladybugs

🕔Apr 5, 2019At the start of this week we were rained out across the Valley. Many areas including Donna, Pharr, Edinburg, Weslaco, Mercedes, La Villa, and others received 1.5 to 2 inches […]

Sorghum’s Built-In Insect Defense System – Future Pesticide?

🕔Apr 5, 2019Compounds produced by sorghum plants to defend against insect feeding could be isolated, synthesized and used as a targeted, nontoxic insect deterrent, according to researchers who studied plant-insect interactions that […]

Texas Field Reports: Fruit Crop Looks Good Following Freeze

🕔Apr 2, 2019Texas fruit crops appear set for a good year, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. Larry Stein, AgriLife Extension fruit specialist, Uvalde, said crops like peaches, […]

USDA Weekly Crop Progress – Wheat Crop, Best Condition in 3 Years – DTN

🕔Apr 2, 2019U.S. winter wheat is starting off the 2019 growing season in the best condition in three years, according to USDA’s first weekly Crop Progress report released Monday. For the week […]

North Carolina: New Burndown Herbicide – Elevore

🕔Mar 29, 2019Burndown season is here and while glyphosate plus 2,4-D plus flumioxazin is the standard, there is some interest in a new burndown herbicide: Elevore.

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