Texas Corn: New Lines Released for Use in Commercial Hybrids

🕔Apr 18, 2019Texas corn producers will have hybrids better suited to the state’s longer growing season and multiple stresses in the future after a Texas A&M AgriLife team from across the state […]

Texas Wheat: Increase Grain Protein with Late Season Nitrogen

🕔Apr 18, 2019With harvest rapidly approaching, it is time to make the final management decisions that can maximize wheat revenue. In addition to controlling insects and applying fungicides, growers may want to […]

Texas Wheat: 2 New Varieties Offer Good Disease Resistance Packages

🕔Apr 17, 2019Two new wheat varieties have been announced by Texas A&M AgriLife Research and the TAM Wheat Improvement Program, according to Dr. Jackie Rudd, AgriLife Research wheat breeder at Amarillo. “We […]

Property Taxes Rising: Up 21.3% in 2017 Compared to 2012 – DTN

🕔Apr 17, 2019The big fight in the Nebraska Legislature this year is over plans to reduce property taxes, which has the state’s farm lobbies pushing lawmakers hard for some relief. Numbers taken […]

Texas: Stored Grain Pest Workshop, Lubbock, April 26

🕔Apr 17, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office of Lubbock County and Great Plains Chemicals & Fumigation will hold the annual Lubbock County Stored Grain Pest Workshop on April 26. On-site […]

Texas Field Reports: Mostly Warmer, Variable Precipitation

🕔Apr 16, 2019AgriLife Extension district reporters compiled the following summaries: CENTRAL Parts of the district received 1 inch of rainfall, which helped winter annual grasses. Small grains were heading out. Some supplemental […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Watch Out for Loose Smut

🕔Apr 16, 2019Loose smut is a fungal disease that is common in most wheat production regions across the world. Its incidence varies from year to year based on the environmental conditions at […]

Corn, 2018: Exceptional Yields in Central Illinois, Eastern U.S.

🕔Apr 16, 2019On a national basis, corn and soybean yields were near record-breaking levels in 2018, with exceptional yields in central Illinois and the eastern United States contributing heavily to those near-record […]

Texas Blacklands: Corn Planting Finished; Watch for Wheat Rust, Stink Bugs

🕔Apr 15, 2019GENERAL Wheat is starting to head out with some hard-red wheat fields starting to flower. The soft red wheat fields in the scouting program are in the boot stage with […]

Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, San Angelo, May 3

🕔Apr 15, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Tom Green County is partnering with Angelo State University’s department of agriculture to conduct a Private Pesticide Applicator Training May 3 in San […]

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