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Topsoil moisture is blowing in the wind
With high winds and little or no rain, topsoils were drying out quickly throughout the state and stressing forages and
Wind and more wind, common theme this week
If there was a common theme to Texas weather this week it was wind, and then more wind, according to Texas AgriLife
Spring showers and April tornadoes hit Texas
With a few notable exceptions, Texas agricultural producers were gifted with spring rains and sunny days, according to
Recent rains encourage all spring/winter crops
Most of Texas got exactly what it needed in the last week, either rain or a drying spell, according to Texas AgriLife
Wet winter encourages weed infestations
The flooding may be over, but it seems like it's raining weeds down in Texas, according to reports from Texas AgriLife
Wheat springs forward with good weather
With good soil moisture, warmer weather -- unseasonably warm in some areas -- and generally low insect and disease
Heavy spring rain means fallow fields in N. Texas
There likely will be a lot of fallow fields in the North and Central Texas regions this year, according to Texas
Wheat looks 100 percent better than last year
More moisture came to the state in the form of rain or snow or both. The added moisture was bad for those wanting to
Pastures green up, but corn planting still delayed
Warmer weather and sunshine dried out fields in parts of the state, allowing farmers back into fields, according to
Genetic mapping of algae biofuel species
Using green algae to produce hydrocarbon oil for biofuel production is nothing new; nature has been doing so for
Delayed corn planting in parts of the state
Extraordinary cool and wet weather continued to bog down all field work and delay corn planting in most of the state,
Grazing school to address challenges in beef production
Too little rain, too much rain, high fertilizer prices and a volatile cattle market – both inexperienced and the
The wettest winter in 20 years in some areas
More snow came to parts of Texas, contributing more moisture to already saturated fields, according to Texas AgriLife
Wet conditions threaten to delay corn planting
Rain, sleet and snow came to much of the state, adding more moisture to already saturated soils. Though certainly
Panhandle wheat growers always like a good snow
What’s being billed in the Panhandle as the worst winter storm in 10 years might have been bad for drivers, but it was
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