Mississippi Watermelons: Favorable Weather Produces Good Quality Crop Jun 18, 2022

🕔Jun 18, 2022
Watermelon production in Mississippi is off to a good start in the early days of harvest season. “Right now, everything looks really good,” said Heath Steede, Mississippi State University Extension […]

Mississippi Watermelons: Weather Ruins Majority of State’s Crop Jul 23, 2021

🕔Jul 23, 2021
One month ago, watermelon production in southeast Mississippi was on track. Now, growers there have lost much of their crop to the summer’s wet weather. “The weather and what it […]

Mississippi: Watermelon Quality Good as Harvest Gets Underway Jun 18, 2021

🕔Jun 18, 2021
Watermelon production is on track despite cool weather at planting. “I’ve been in our watermelon fields a good bit over the past several days,” Heath Steede, Mississippi State University Extension […]

Texas Field Reports: Arctic Conditions Deliver Frigid Blow Feb 18, 2021

🕔Feb 18, 2021
Arctic weather conditions that blanketed the state with snow, ice and frigid temperatures is damaging Texas agriculture crops in a historic way, according to Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts. The extent […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Prices, Quality High Jun 3, 2020

🕔Jun 3, 2020
Texas’ watermelon growers in the Rio Grande Valley are getting excellent prices and producing high- quality fruit amid low supplies, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Juan Anciso, Ph.D., […]

Florida Watermelons: Crops in the Ground, Uncertainty Abounds Apr 7, 2020

🕔Apr 7, 2020
Today, as fruit and vegetable farmers in South Florida decide what to do with produce once destined for now-closed schools and restaurants, watermelon farmers in North Florida have recently finished […]

Guava Root-Knot Nematode: Clemson Armed with $7Mln to Combat Pest Sep 18, 2019

🕔Sep 18, 2019
Clemson University researchers, led by nematologist Paula Agudelo, are armed with close to $7 million to design protocols for managing invasive guava root-knot nematodes. The funding comes from the United States Department […]

Georgia Sorghum: 3 Considerations for Planting After Reflex Treated Watermelons Aug 13, 2019

🕔Aug 13, 2019
Been getting a few questions about planting grain sorghum following watermelons that were previously treated with Reflex.  Here are a few things to think about: 1. The “official and legal” […]

Texas Field Reports: Watermelon Harvest Delayed, in Time for July 4 Jun 18, 2019

🕔Jun 18, 2019
The Texas watermelon crop was delayed by spring weather, but plenty should be available for the Fourth of July holiday, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert. Dr. […]

South Carolina Field Reports: Corn Planting Making Progress Apr 16, 2019

🕔Apr 16, 2019
Crop Progress and Condition for the Week Ending April 14, 2019. County Comments Rusty Skipper, Horry County Much of the corn planted has started to emerge. Horry County farmers prepared […]

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