Cotton: Pink Bollworm is Gone After 100-Year Fight

🕔Oct 19, 2018U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced today that U.S. cotton is free — after more than 100 years — of the devastating pink bollworm. This pest has cost U.S. […]

Winter Grazing Prospects Look Bright In Southern Plains – DTN

🕔Oct 17, 2018The Southern Plains winter wheat crop is off to a good start thanks to plentiful moisture. That’s a promising sign for those wanting to graze wheat this fall and winter. […]

Cotton: Texas A&M’s Edible Cottonseed Passes Major Regulatory Hurdle

🕔Oct 16, 2018The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday gave its blessing to Texas A&M AgriLife Research to move toward commercialization of a new strain of cotton that produces seed that can […]

Texas West Plains Cotton, Sorghum: Impacts from Monday’s Freeze

🕔Oct 16, 2018We experienced 31 degrees F for 2 hours, and 32 degrees F for 5 hours early on Monday morning here in the Levelland area. These temps were accompanied by an […]

Texas: 3 Counties Designated Natural Disaster Areas to Drought

🕔Oct 15, 2018Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue designated three Texas counties as primary natural disaster areas. Producers in Panola, Rusk and Zapata counties who suffered losses due to a recent drought may be […]

Texas: Feral Hog Program, Georgetown, Nov. 8

🕔Oct 15, 2018The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Williamson County will present a Feral Hog Program from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 8 in Georgetown. The program will be at […]

Texas High Plains Cotton: Potential for Snow, Freeze Pushes Boll Opener Applications

🕔Oct 12, 2018Between Hurricane Michael damaging and destroying cotton crops across the Southeast, Tropical Storm Sergio preparing to move over the Texas Panhandle and Rolling Plains and a cold front swooping in […]

Texas Study: Fumonisin Not Detrimental to Beef Cattle Diets

🕔Oct 11, 2018Increasing levels of dietary fumonisin do not adversely affect feedlot cattle performance, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Research scientist in Amarillo. After a tumultuous 2017 corn season resulting in […]

Texas: Soil Health – 5 Common Misconceptions

🕔Oct 10, 2018This week I was in Mitchell County, Texas to talk about cover cropping (see companion article in this month’s RCNL). As cover cropping has become a national topic of interest […]

Texas Field Reports: Cattle Prices Rise Amid Improving Hay, Forage Conditions

🕔Oct 10, 2018Cattle prices have been rising following widespread rains and improved winter grazing prospects, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. David Anderson, AgriLife Extension livestock marketing economist, College Station, […]

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