Certified seed is available for Larry, Zenda and Tatanka, new hard red winter wheats, each offering different traits, including resistance to certain diseases and pests, and in the case of two of them, drought tolerance.
While many varieties remain the same in Texas A&M AgriLife’s annual wheat “Picks” for producers across the state, suggestions are being made that one region find alternatives to hard red winter wheat...
Stocker budgets have expenses, such as calf cost, grazing cost, feed and veterinary expenses. Each tab also calculates a projected total return for a crop or a set of stockers, break-even prices and a sensitivity table.
Picks are based on yield performance and consistency from more than 30 multi-year, multi-site, irrigated and dryland trials harvested in 2014-2017. Test locations range from Lamesa to Perryton and west to Clovis, New Mexico.
For Oklahoma and Texas wheat prices to reach $5.50, world wheat ending stocks need to be about a billion bushels lower than currently projected. The odds of this happening before July 2018 are about 20 percent.