Grain Storage: Monitor Moisture Content, Temperature to Avoid Losses

🕔Mar 13, 2019As outdoor temperatures increase, stored grain requires attention to prevent losses, says Ken Hellevang, North Dakota State University Extension agricultural engineer and grain drying expert. The stored grain temperature increases […]

Farm Bill Payment Calculator Available for North Dakota, Minnesota Counties

🕔Jan 31, 2019A calculator developed by NDSU Extension to help producers estimate the Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments they may receive in 2019 is available online. The payments are for the […]

Grain Stocks: Corn Down from Last Year; Soybeans Up Nearly 50% – USDA

🕔Sep 28, 2018Old crop corn stocks in all positions on September 1, 2018 totaled 2.14 billion bushels, down 7 percent from September 1, 2017. Of the total stocks, 620 million bushels are […]

Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options

🕔Sep 14, 2018Double cropping may be another consideration for producers who have used cover crops in wheat systems within the Rolling Plains, according to an ongoing Texas A&M AgriLife Research study. Dr. […]

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 […]

Oklahoma Cotton: 2018 Drought; Resistant Bollworm Horror

🕔Jul 27, 2018The 2018 drought continues with 87.62 percent of the state in drought, rainfall over the past 14 days has not been sufficient to alleviate this situation. The seven day forecast […]

Texas Field Reports: Some Rains Hit the Plains, but Mostly Dry

🕔May 30, 2018AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL: Daytime temperatures were high. Moisture was needed as dry conditions persisted and were stressing row crops and pasture land. Cotton fields […]

Nebraska: Sunflower Rust May Be Problematic in 2018

🕔May 29, 2018Rust, caused by the fungal pathogen Puccinia helianthi, is not a disease that we see every year. However, if it occurs early in the season, it can pose severe disease problems for […]

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 […]

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