Texas High Plains Cotton: Harvest Activity Increases Oct 18, 2019

🕔Oct 18, 2019Thanks to favorable weather, harvest activity on the Texas High Plains increased fairly significantly over the past week, with more defoliant being sprayed in places that did not get a […]

Southeast Texas Agriculture Summit, Houston, Dec. 11 Oct 17, 2019

🕔Oct 17, 2019Hemp production in Texas and a look at emergency response following Tropical Storm Imelda will be featured topics at the Southeast Texas Agriculture Summit Dec. 11 at NRG Center, 3 […]

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 […]

Texas: Ag Pesticide Waste Collection, Weslaco, Nov. 6 Oct 16, 2019

🕔Oct 16, 2019Do you have unwanted agricultural surplus pesticides? Dispose of them properly at the Agricultural Pesticide Waste Collection event presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Weslaco, 2401 E. […]

Cottonseed: New Dual Purpose Variety Usable for Food, Fiber Oct 15, 2019

🕔Oct 15, 2019The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has given the green light to ultra-low gossypol cottonseed, ULGCS, to be utilized as human food and in animal feed, something Texas A&M AgriLife […]

West Texas: 15 Farm Bill sessions scheduled Through End of Year Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has scheduled a series of informative Farm Bill sessions across West Texas over the next three months. “The focus of the meetings will be […]

Texas: Hemp Disease Prognosis Oct 11, 2019

🕔Oct 11, 2019There is intense interest in growing hemp (Cannabis sativus) commercially in Texas. Along with considerations of applying the best agronomic approaches for growing it, there is a need to consider […]

Texas: 15 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Oct 10, 2019

🕔Oct 10, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 15 Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Baylor, Bell, Callahan, Foard, Hardeman, Haskell, Jones, Knox, Milam, Nolan, Runnels, Shackelford, Taylor, Throckmorton, and […]

Southwest Livestock: New Mexico, Texas Researchers Look for Ranch Options Oct 9, 2019

🕔Oct 9, 2019Precision ranching is a focus of a new Coordinated Agricultural Project led by New Mexico State University, NMSU, in collaboration with Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo. Working under an almost $9 […]

Texas Field Reports: Below-Average Crop for Pumpkin Growers Oct 8, 2019

🕔Oct 8, 2019Texas’ pumpkin growers expect a below-average harvest this season as they dealt with early season rains and extreme heat and drought through the summer months. Mark Carroll, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension […]

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