Texas Rolling Plains Wheat: Double-Cropping, Longer-Term Cover Crop Options Sep 14, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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, 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, 2018

🕔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, 2018

🕔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 […]

Nebraska: Prospective Corn Acreage Drops 3%; Soybeans Drop 2% Apr 4, 2018

🕔Apr 4, 2018Nebraska corn growers intend to plant 9.30 million acres this year, down 3% from 2017, according to the 2018 Nebraska Prospective Plantings report released by USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service […]

Grain Stocks: Soybeans Up Sharply, All Wheat Down Mar 29, 2018

🕔Mar 29, 2018Corn stocks in all positions on March 1, 2018 totaled 8.89 billion bushels, up 3 percent from March 1, 2017. Of the total stocks, 5.00 billion bushels were stored on […]

Texas Field Reports: Low Grain Prices Bad for Farmers, Good for Livestock Producers Nov 28, 2017

🕔Nov 28, 2017Plentiful grain supplies likely mean low crop prices for farmers but lower costs for livestock producers looking for feed options through winter, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist. Dr. […]

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