Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4

🕔Jun 18, 2019The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

Texas Blacklands: Fleahoppers in Cotton, Start Scouting for Sugarcane Aphids

🕔Jun 18, 2019GENERAL Wheat harvest wraps up for a lot of farms last week, and yields reports have been average to higher, but bushel weights and quality took a hit after all […]

Texas: Failed Cotton? Late-Planted Sorghum, Other Crops Offer Good Alternatives

🕔Jun 17, 2019The window for planting cotton may have been closed by too much rain, but a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist said past trials show producers could still benefit from all […]

Texas: 2019 Alternative Crop Replanting Guide Available Online

🕔Jun 14, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s 17th annual late-planting guide, “2019 Alternative Crop Options after Failed Cotton and Late-Season Crop Planting for the Texas South Plains,” is now available online. […]

Texas Rice: Leaf Blast Alert

🕔Jun 14, 2019A severe outbreak of leaf blast occurred on more than 300 acres of rice fields in China, Jefferson County, Texas. The affected variety was medium-grain Jupiter at the panicle differentiation […]

Rice – More Going To Flood, A Few Heads Showing – AgFax

🕔Jun 14, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW More rice is going to flood. Several of our […]

Texas Corn Breeder Looking to Build a Better Bourbon

🕔Jun 13, 2019Dr. Seth Murray may have more than a casual interest in National Bourbon Day on June 14. Murray, Texas A&M AgriLife Research corn breeder and Eugene Butler Endowed Chair in […]

Texas: Wild Pig Management Workshop, Dawson, June 27

🕔Jun 12, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Tarrant Regional Water District, or TRWD, will conduct a Wild Pig Management Workshop for landowners and the public from 8:15 a.m.-2 p.m. June […]

Cotton – Southwest – Freaky Weather | Bugs | What to Plant? – AgFax

🕔Jun 12, 2019Larry Stalcup, Field Editor Debra L. Ferguson, Editor Many thanks to the PhytoGen Cotton Team for their continued support and sponsorship. Subscribe Texas weather? Freakish June “norther” adds insult to […]

Texas Cotton: IDing Early-Season Stand Loss, Seedling Diseases

🕔Jun 11, 2019Early-season stand loss of cotton could be the result of fungal pathogens or, in the case of some fields in the Upper Coast counties (e.g. Wharton and Fort Bend), high […]

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