Source: AgriLife Today | May 1, 2020

The Agricultural and Food Policy Center, or AFPC, at Texas A&M University is reminding producers they may find some relief from current economic pressures by taking advantage of a U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm … Read More

Weekly Summary for the week of April 27-May 3, 2020

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of two inches of precipitation. Isolated areas of Southeast Texas and the Upper Coast received up … Read More

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May 1, 2020

Current Soil Moisture

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Now that temperatures across Texas and Oklahoma are warming up, it’s time to begin keeping an eye out for heat stress in cattle. An increase in body temperature, combined with other environmental factors and an animal’s inability to effectively cool down can result in production loss and even … Read More

Source: USDA ESMIS | May 1, 2020

Compared to last report, hay trades are mostly steady in all regions, and firm in South Texas. First cutting has started in South and West Texas, and trades in both regions have been in … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu

Map released: April 30, 2020 | Data valid: April 28, 2020

This week’s drought summary: An active pattern of storms brought cold, wet weather to the Northeast, rain and locally severe thunderstorms to parts of the South, lower Midwest, … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 28, 2020

Freeze injury in Texas wheat from late-spring frost caused losses, but most acres destined for grain production will likely recover, according to Texas … Read More

Source: droughtmonitor.unl.edu | Map released 4-23-20 | Data valid 4-21-20

This week’s drought summary: A very active precipitation pattern impacted areas of the South into the Southeast over the last week. As with the recent storm paths, the areas along the Gulf Coast … Read More

Source: AgriLife Today | April 21, 2020

Specialty crop producers in the Rio Grande Valley are facing significant problems due to COVID-19 disruptions and market losses, said a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service expert.

Luis Ribera, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension economist, College Station, … Read More

Texas

Most of the state received from trace amounts to upwards of three inches of precipitation. Isolated areas of Northeast Texas received up to five inches. There were 5.8 days suitable for fieldwork.

Small Grains: Small grains continued … Read More