“Based on our multiple-year studies, we found using irrigation to meet only 75 to 80 percent of evapotranspiration demand can result in the same yield as meeting 100 percent ET demand in years with an average or above average seasonal rainfall,” says Qingwu Xue....More
Texas AgriLife Extension teams who have been surveying weather damages across Texas including hard hit areas in the southeast part of the state say there have been reports of corn crops submerged by flood waters, but grain sorghum seemed to fair slightly better....More
“This year’s field day will feature a demonstration on drone technology and its potential future in Blackland production agriculture,” said Ryan Collett, Stiles Farm manager and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist....More
Texas AgriLife Extension and Research entomologists have developed scouting, sampling and treatment protocols for effective control and to allow beneficial insects opportunity to control low-level populations.
Here’s how to scout sorghum for sugarcane aphids to develop a timely and effective control program, according to Texas AgriLife Extension entomologists and a Scouting Sugarcane Aphid scout card ....More
The wheat harvest in Kansas will rebound 19 percent this year, according to findings from a crop tour, meaning favorable weather in the largest U.S. grower of the grain will likely exacerbate a global glut....More