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
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 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
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]