Lewis said over the 18-year research period organic matter has nearly doubled using reduced tillage and rye cover, but this increased level of organic matter is still far less than other parts of the U.S. And though they are seeing an improvement...
Maintaining residue--cover crop or old crop stubble--helps stabilize soil temperature and improve soil and plant health, according to Texas research presented at the Beltwide Cotton Conferences.
With grain prices low, grain sorghum producers may consider cutting costs, but a United Sorghum checkoff Program agronomist urges caution before taking deep cuts.
Wheat may already be planted across the Southwest, but in-season management is crucial to maximize production for grain, grazing or dual purpose.
Agriculture must face the role it plays in the survival of honey bees, but the latest research indicates their health and ultimate survival as a species goes beyond a one-direction solution. Biologists are discovering that to address the needs of...
- Bacterial blight showing resurgence in Southwest
- Bacterial blight affecting once resistant varieties
- Research grant from USDA will fund study
South Texas Farm and Ranch Show Oct. 19-20
Farm Show expected to attract large attendance