USDA Crop Progress: Midwest, Plains Corn Planting Behind – DTN

🕔Apr 24, 2018Soybean planting is on an average pace nationwide, but corn planting remains well behind average in the week ended April 22, according to USDA’s National Ag Statistics Service’s weekly Crop […]

Texas Field Reports: Grape Expectations Ripe for 2018

🕔Apr 24, 2018According to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts, vineyard owners and wineries in Texas have reason to be in good spirits this spring — in spite of some challenges in […]

Texas: Cotton Farmers May Face Increased Bollworm Pressure This Season

🕔Apr 24, 2018Cotton farmers across the state could face a growing bollworm problem this season, said Dr. David Kerns, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist and statewide integrated pest management coordinator at College […]

Texas Cotton: Wind Damage, Thrips Causing Trouble on Upper Coast

🕔Apr 23, 2018We have experienced entirely too much wind lately, and I’ve seen varied degrees of stressed cotton in all three of my counties. The wind damage along with the cooler temperatures […]

Texas: Cotton, Grain Pests More Apparent In Lower Rio Grande Valley

🕔Apr 22, 2018This week across the Valley we are seeing more insect pest activity in both cotton and grain. In all 3 counties, dryland fields are certainly struggling to continue to grow […]

Rose on Cotton: Bulls Pulled it Out; Export Demand Holding Strong

🕔Apr 20, 2018The Bulls pulled it out this week, posting a 138 point gain to finish at 84.73 ahead of potential rains across West Texas. The Dec contract finally broke through and […]

Cleveland on Cotton: Southwest Rain Factor; Universities Continue Polyester Pollution

🕔Apr 20, 2018Cotton trading turned a bit puny all week as the May futures contract moved closer to expiry and the July contract prepared to become the spot month.   Open interest in […]

Texas High Plains Drought: Make Crop Decisions Based on Soil Profile, Weather Forecast

🕔Apr 20, 2018The Texas High Plains is under extreme drought and if current conditions continue, producers need to make important decisions for summer crops, said Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

Rice: Planters Rolling Where Fields are Dry; Texas Fields Greening Up

🕔Apr 20, 2018Texas Derrol Grymes The Texas Gulf Coast rice crop is finally starting to shape up. With warmer weather and a little bit of sunshine these past few days, the fields […]

Texas: Ranch Cattle Sorting School, Competition, Mercedes, May 19

🕔Apr 19, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and the Cinch Ranch Sorting National Championship, or CRSNC, will present the South Texas Western Heritage Ranch Sorting School and Competition May 19 in […]

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