Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Mostly Quiet, Weeds a Bigger Problem Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Cotton ranges from 5 to 13 total nodes with square set very good at +80%. The scouts have been counting at most 5 first position squares. On average the first […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Pests Largely Quiet Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
General Situation Very hot across the Valley this week. Last Thursday and Friday we had been rained out in most areas, but majority of the Valley has dried up with […]

Oklahoma: 5 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated five Oklahoma counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Beaver, Blaine, Dewey, Kingfisher, and Major counties who suffered losses due to recent drought may […]

Rice – Coastal Producers Gearing Up For Harvest – AgFax Jul 2, 2020

🕔Jul 2, 2020
Just when Midsouth rice really needs sunshine, overcast skies have been lingering over a wide part of the region. Rainy conditions account for part of the cloud cover, but dust from Africa’s Saharan Desert adds to the effect.

Texas Field Reports: Summer Conditions, Forage Quality Can Reduce Cattle Gains Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Don’t let the dog days of summer lead to declines in cattle herd performance, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. Joe Paschal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, said livestock […]

Cotton – Southwest – Bolls Popping, Young Plants Coming On – AgFax Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
Cotton maturity ranges from bolls popping around Corpus Christi to new germination in southern Kansas. More rain is needed west of I-35 and northward.

PhytoGen Best Yielders Donate FFA Jackets Jul 1, 2020

🕔Jul 1, 2020
PhytoGen Best Yielder members recently donated program points totaling more than $14,000 to the National FFA Organization Give the Gift of Blue program. Through the donation, PhytoGen cotton growers provided […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: More High Winds and Hail, Still Dry Jun 26, 2020

🕔Jun 26, 2020
General Status For another week, our fields were windblown and dry, unless hail stones fell. Although we did have a few days without constant high winds allowing some area fields […]

Texas Cotton: New Pima Interest Could Bring Yield-Limiting Fungus to Plains Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
The Texas Plains cotton-growing region is not known for raising Pima varieties of cotton, but an increasing interest in the crop has Texas A&M AgriLife officials concerned the newcomer will bring […]

West Texas Farm and Ranch Conference, Monahans, July 31-Aug. 1 Jun 25, 2020

🕔Jun 25, 2020
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding the West Texas Farmer and Rancher Conference from July 31-Aug. 1 in Monahans. The two-day event will take place from 9:30 […]

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