Agriculture
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• Laura Miller tapped by National Association of County Agriculture AgentsLaura Miller, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service horticulture agent in Tarrant County, has been appointed chair of … more
• Inspection, cleaning, exclusion all part of pantry pest protectionWhile almost no one has bats in their belfry anymore, bugs in the pantry are still a fairly common sight.However, having … more
Cotton producers in the Rio Grande Valley took a devastating hit from Hurricane Hanna, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.Other row crops like corn and sorghum were … more
• Recipients advised to report unsolicited seed shipmentsTexas residents are now among those across the nation receiving mysterious seeds delivered by mail in tiny bags marked as jewelry. U.S. … more
• Texas A&M AgriLife study to identify differences in nitrogen metabolism between primary cattle subspecies.A recently funded Texas A&M AgriLife study will determine differences in … more
• AgriLife Extension offers ‘food side’ education to ranching industry.For the first time since its creation in 1993, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service’s Aggie Beef 706 … more
• Sorghum producers see less damage by sugarcane aphids.Grain sorghum producers are reporting sugarcane aphids in the High Plains, but the pest has made little impact on the Texas crop during … more
Texas pecan producers reported mixed crop expectations as they entered an important part of the growing season, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.Larry Stein, Ph.D., AgriLife … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were mostly unchanged to 1 cent higher on grain sorghum; 17 to 18 cents higher on wheat; unchanged on corn.  The September contract … more
Significant wildfire activity has increased statewide, and accelerated drying has elevated the potential for new wildfire ignitions. New wildfires will become increasingly difficult to extinguish if … more
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service will be holding a free online wildfire/prescribed burning workshop from 9 a.m.-noon on July 27, followed by a 30-minute Q&A session.The webinar will … more
Texas A&M Forest Service is now accepting grant applications for the State Fire Assistance for Mitigation – Plains Prescribed Fire Grant through Aug. 15. The grant will provide $81,000 in … more
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service reports and experts say the hot, dry conditions are taking a toll on soil moisture levels and crops in areas that missed spotty rainfall this spring and early … more
After six months working with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service in Ochiltree County, Sterling Scott has been hired as the agriculture and natural resources agent in Roberts County, beginning … more
• Texas A&M AgriLife experts say Texans mistakenly identifying cicada killer wasps as Asian giant hornets.Since the release of information about Asian giant hornets, Texas A&M AgriLife … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 1 to 2 cents lower on grain sorghum; 4 cents lower on wheat; unchanged to 1 cent lower on corn. The July contract closed 0.75 cents … more
African horse sickness is not in the U.S., and it is important it stays that way.Texas A&M AgriLife faculty, various state and federal agencies and the U.S. horse industry are already monitoring … more
Drought conditions in the western High Plains and South Plains and early drying across the state have led to an early start to the summer wildfire season. Most of the state is trending three to … more
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 2 cents higher on grain sorghum; 3 to 6 cents lower on wheat; 1 to 2 cents higher on corn. The July contract closed 1.25 cents higher … more
Wholesale beef prices are dropping as the production logjam in processing plants created by COVID-19 continues to loosen and return to normal, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service … more
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