Jeffrey Stapper

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Nueces county sets wheat and oilseed tour
Despite very wet conditions this past fall and winter that prevented some folks from getting their wheat planted, some
Cool temperatures slow crop development
It will not be long before the Coastal Bend prairies will turn green with rows and rows of grain sorghum, especially in
Moisture encourages pasture renovation
Following two very dry years in which we saw decline of desirable forage and the encroachment of undesirable invader
Fire ants are back
Last year during the drought, our fire ants seemed to have left town, but with all of the moisture recently, they have
Grassbur control options reviewed 3
As frequent rainfall continues to replenish our soil profile with moisture, we can expect a very green spring across
Weed and brush control decisions now aided with online tool
Pestman, a new online application for weed and brush control, is now publicly available, according to a Texas AgriLife
Rainfall in South Texas brings new concerns for agriculture
Rainfall has sure changed the landscape from what looked like a desert all summer long to now greening pastures and
Hay lift to help local ranchers
The De-Go-La Resource Conservation and Development Inc., a nonprofit agency serving 16 counties, including Nueces, Live
Proper hay harvest and storage retain quality 3
The ongoing drought has resulted in many livestock producers looking for hay in Texas, and at the same time resulted in
Drought losses continue to grow for Southern Texas farmers
Lack of rainfall and record triple-digit temperatures have scorched crops and rangeland throughout parts of Texas
Some forages could be toxic due to drought
Drought has caused some uncommon crops, including corn and sorghum, to be baled, grazed or used for livestock
Wildfires increase as drought persists
Recently it seems that not a day goes by without a wildfire being reported in the area, which leads me to believe that
Cotton harvest-aid options
Many cotton fields are maturing rapidly which means we have reached the final phase of cotton development, leading to
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