Wildfire Warning Issued for Texas as Hot, Dry Conditions Persist Aug 2, 2023

    🕔Aug 2, 2023
    “Since mid-July, wildfire activity has increased substantially across Texas due to expanding drought conditions,” said Wes Moorehead, Texas A&M Forest Service fire chief. “Over the past two weeks, state and […]

    Soil Moisture Shortfall in Parts of Midwest Next Spring? Nov 24, 2020

    🕔Nov 24, 2020
    Unlike many recent years, fall has been very dry and soils continue to be dry over much of western Iowa.  The conditions have been excellent for harvest and fall fieldwork but […]

    Grain Shipping: Too Cold in Minnesota to Plant or Play Ball – DTN Apr 17, 2018

    🕔Apr 17, 2018
    Spring has yet to arrive in Minnesota. This past weekend, Minnesota broke a snowfall record for April, with over 13 to 25 inches falling from the Twin Cities to the […]

    Ag Tech: Field Scanner Records Data as the Crop Grows Oct 12, 2016

    🕔Oct 12, 2016
    The newest field crop data collector in Maricopa, Arizona, can be seen for miles. With its 30-ton frame and 50-foot-high catwalk, the scanner looms over a tract the length of 2 football […]

    Ohio Weather: Outlook for Late September Sep 14, 2015

    🕔Sep 14, 2015
    The second half of September will continue to experience above normal temperatures and close to normal rainfall. Second half of September RISK: Temperatures – Above Normal (+3-5F) – Normal highs […]

    Georgia: Aug. Saw Above Average but Variable Rains Sep 11, 2015

    🕔Sep 11, 2015
    Precipitation across Georgia for the month of August 2015 varied widely, from more than 10 inches near the coast and in north-central Georgia to less than 2 inches in the southwest corner of […]

    Mississippi Sorghum: Managing Aphids in Cooler Weather Aug 25, 2015

    🕔Aug 25, 2015
    In 2014 we saw two incidents of less than satisfactory control with Transform on sugarcane aphids in grain sorghum across a broad geography. At the time we were mixing a […]

    Texas Rice: Plant Doctors Get to the Root of Stress Aug 18, 2015

    🕔Aug 18, 2015
    Sitting in an air-conditioned office at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Beaumont, it’s obvious: People work better indoors when temperatures outside climb to the 90s while […]

    Wild Hogs In Europe – How Weather Affects Herd Size Aug 12, 2015

    🕔Aug 12, 2015
    The wild boar population in Europe has been constantly growing since the 1980s. This is more and more becoming a problem for agriculture when animals raid the fields, looking for […]

    Sugarcane: Chill-Tolerant Hybrid Grows at Even Lower Temperatures Jul 28, 2015

    🕔Jul 28, 2015
    Image: University of Illinois postdoctoral researcher Katarzyna Glowacka, left, plant biology professor Erik Sacks, visiting scholar Shailendra Sharma and their colleagues found that chill-tolerant sugarcane hybrids, called ‘miscanes’, also photosynthesize […]


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