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Troubled High Plains’ wheat crop
This year was a disappointment for most wheat farmers in the Texas Panhandle, said a Texas AgriLife Extension Service
Wheat Producers’ Conference planned Aug. 10
Wheat producers in the Amarillo area can get an update on everything from diseases to insects and markets to
Great Plains Sorghum Conference scheduled Aug. 11-12
Combine the traditional Texas AgriLife Extension Service field day with a technical conference and that’s what is
Wheatheart wheat conference scheduled for Aug. 13
The 11th annual Wheatheart Wheat Conference will update area producers on the carbon credit trading situation and how
New building ‘feeds’ beef cattle research
A combination of academic, industry and legislative efforts have created a premier research cattle feeding facility at
Great Plains Sorghum Conference scheduled
Two days of informative meetings and field tours are planned for the Great Plains Sorghum Conference and Sorghum
Wheat survey shows variety top pick statewide
A Texas AgriLife Research-bred wheat, TAM 111, tops the list of varieties selected for planting in Texas, according to
‘After CRP’ conferences scheduled
Two conferences designed to explore the opportunities and alternatives available to landowners with expiring
Landowners face decisions on conservation lands
Many Conservation Reserve Program contracts are due to expire this September, and landowners need to give careful
Wheat field day offers look back, forward
Wheat producers have tackled a tough year of drought, pests, disease and a late freeze. A field day schedule May 21 at
Texas Wheat Board funds research budget
The Texas Wheat Producers Board recently approved a record-setting budget for research, providing more than $333,000 in
Multi-county wheat tour scheduled for May 14 near Vernon
Area producers are invited to see variety plots and hear the latest information about the region’s wheat crop during a
Cattle may have secondary injuries from fires
Analyzing injuries to cattle following a wildfire is important to minimize losses, said Texas AgriLife Extension
Burial is best for animal mortalities from fire
Animal deaths occurring during the wildfires that swept through much of the Rolling Plains and Central Texas over the
Wheat curl mite might require non-chemical control
The wheat curl mite is a minute menace that wreaks havoc on the region’s wheat crop; but it has no enemies currently
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