Texas AgriLife Sorghum Breeding Program Finds New West Texas Home

🕔Aug 21, 2019The longtime tradition of Texas A&M AgriLife having a sorghum breeding program in West Texas will continue, just in a new location, said Bill Rooney, Ph.D., Texas A&M AgriLife Research […]

Texas Field Reports: Weather Swings from Extreme to Extreme

🕔Aug 20, 2019Weather went from extremely wet to extremely hot and dry across most of Texas, according to the Texas State Climatologist. John Nielsen-Gammon, Ph.D., College Station, said the weather turned from […]

Texas Plains Pests: Migratory Bollworms Remain an Uncertainty

🕔Aug 20, 2019General Status Very little has changed over the past week in weather or pest status with crops, mites, and aphids only getting ‘hotter.’ A change in the weather during crunch […]

Farming Smarter, Quicker Using High Quality Imagery – DTN

🕔Aug 19, 2019Images captured 5,000 feet above Greg Armes’ cotton fields are more than just pretty pictures.  The high-resolution photos taken by Ceres Imaging, based in Oakland, California, are intricate and colorful. […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Good Yields, Whiteflies Moving into Defoliated Fields

🕔Aug 16, 2019General Situation Weather in the Valley this week is rediculously hot but perfect for cotton harvesting! Everyday we have been reaching temperatures between 101oF and 105oF and even higher in […]

Texas West Plains Cotton: Insects Scarce but Keep Scouting

🕔Aug 16, 2019Cotton ranges from 8 nodes above white flower (very late cotton) to O nodes above white flower (blooming out the top). Ideally your cotton would be the latter, because we […]

Arkansas: 44 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas from Floods

🕔Aug 16, 2019Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated 44 Arkansas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers who suffered losses due to excessive rain, flash flooding, flooding, hail, high winds, lightning, and tornadoes […]

Corn, Soybean Acres: Impact of Prevent Plant

🕔Aug 16, 2019The Farm Service Agency (FSA) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture released county acreages for crops and prevent plantings based on acreage reports filed by farmers.  Even though prevent plant […]

Rice – Arkansas Harvest Starts, Coastal Yields Still Lag – AgFax

🕔Aug 15, 2019Owen Taylor, Editor Here is this week’s issue of AgFax Rice, sponsored by the Southern rice team of Corteva Agriscience. Subscribe OVERVIEW Rice harvest continues in the coastal belt of Texas […]

Texas: Private Pesticide Applicator Training, Austin, Aug. 28

🕔Aug 15, 2019The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service for Travis County will present a Private Pesticide Applicator Training Aug. 28 at the agency’s office at 1600-B Smith Road, Austin. Day-of registration will […]

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