Texas: Small Grains Field Plot Tour, Bushland, May 26 May 17, 2022

🕔May 17, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&M AgriLife Research in Amarillo will host a Small Grains Plot Tour from 9-11:30 a.m. on May 26 at Bushland. The free tour will be […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Numbers Down, Be on Watch for Fleahoppers May 16, 2022

🕔May 16, 2022
General Situation Same as last week: hot, windy, and dry. Dryland crops really starting to be affected, and even the irrigated crops are showing stress from lack of rain/moisture. Many […]

Texas: Wildfire Preliminary Ag Losses Total $23.1Mln May 11, 2022

🕔May 11, 2022
Texas wildfires that ravaged the Eastland Complex, parts of the Panhandle and Coryell County regions encompassing 433,000 acres have resulted in $23.1 million in preliminary agricultural loss estimates, according to Texas […]

Texas Field Report: Recent Rains Make for ‘Hit-and-Miss’ Ag Progress May 10, 2022

🕔May 10, 2022
While recent rains have provided a needed respite for agricultural producers in some parts of Texas, the majority of producers did not benefit and continue to hope for more, according […]

Texas Peanuts: New Tamrun Varieties Announced May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
The Texas A&M AgriLife Research peanut breeding program has announced the release of two new varieties, Tamrun OL18L and Tamrun OL19, for the West Texas and South Texas production regions. Both […]

Texas: 9 Considerations to Guide 2022 Fertilizer Decisions in Summer Crops May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
Fertilizer prices across Texas have nearly doubled since this time last year.  High natural gas prices and high commodity crop prices do not appear to explain fully the price increase […]

Texas: Pricing for 2022 Summer Crops – Some at Record Highs May 9, 2022

🕔May 9, 2022
This document provides recent market and contract pricing and contacts for a dozen Texas crops. Prices for major commodity crops corn, cotton, and grain sorghum are especially strong at this […]

Texas Blacklands Cotton: Thrips on the Rise, Watch for Emerging Weeds May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
GENERAL: Another good area wide rain event came this week and brought as much as 3” to parts of the area. Prior to the rain insect activity in cotton was […]

Texas LRGV Cotton: Aphids Spike in Hot, Windy Conditions May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
General Situation Hot and windy this week as there seems to be no rain in sight on the future forecast. We had a very windy week most of the days […]

Texas: 7 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought May 7, 2022

🕔May 7, 2022
This Secretarial natural disaster designation allows the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) to extend much-needed emergency credit to producers recovering from natural disasters through emergency loans. […]

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