Texas Field Reports: Warm-Season Grasses Emerge, Help Maximize Growth Apr 8, 2020

🕔Apr 8, 2020
Weather has affected the transition from cool-season to warm-season forage growth, and producers should be doing what they can to help Bermuda grass emerge and maximize growth, said a Texas A&M […]

Texas: Unique COVID-19 Social-Distancing Message for Farmers Apr 6, 2020

🕔Apr 6, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has specialists and agents statewide helping to keep Texans educated, informed and safe in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Calvin Trostle, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension […]

Texas Rice: Early Planting Is Key to Success Apr 3, 2020

🕔Apr 3, 2020
Rice planting is progressing rapidly in the Texas rice production belt.  Some producers even finished up very early this year. L.G. Raun, who farms near El Campo, planted his entire […]

Texas Field Reports: Boom Year Potential for Producers with Deep Soil Moisture Apr 1, 2020

🕔Apr 1, 2020
Good rains last fall filled soil moisture profiles for much of the state and set up a good yield potential for Texas farmers, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. […]

Texas Blacklands Wheat: Wet Conditions Favorable for Diseases Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
GENERAL Weather conditions across the area have remained wet over the last two weeks, creating a favorable environment for stripe rust, powdery mildew, and other fungal diseases like tan spot […]

Texas: Online Cotton Conference, April 8 Mar 31, 2020

🕔Mar 31, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding an online early season cotton conference on April 8 from 8:30 a.m. to noon on the web conferencing platform Zoom. The cost […]

South Texas Ag Symposium to Be Held Online, April 14 Mar 30, 2020

🕔Mar 30, 2020
The 2020 South Texas Agriculture Symposium: Advocating for Agriculture, presented by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in collaboration with the Texas Department of Agriculture, will be held from 8 a.m to […]

Texas Cotton: With Exceptions, Cotton Pretty Clean in lower Rio Grande Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
This week was hot, dry and very windy across the Lower Rio Grande Valley (LRGV). Temperatures all week were mainly in the mid to lower 90s during the day and […]

Texas: 4 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Mar 27, 2020

🕔Mar 27, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated four Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Austin, Brooks, Hidalgo, and McMullen counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may be […]

Texas Cotton: Northern High Plains Acres More Than Double in Last 5 Years Mar 26, 2020

🕔Mar 26, 2020
Cotton acreage continues to boom in the High Plains north of Interstate 40, more than doubling in the past five years. And whether that is due to water savings or […]

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