Specialty crops potential: More return for water, utilize center pivots
Agriculture producers in the Texas High Plains could potentially diversify their operations by growing specialty crops and get higher returns for water – without replacing irrigation systems.
Protect backyard chickens from disease, parasites
Experts are advising producers, especially beginners, to focus on the health of their birds for sustainable success.
Corn resistance to insect pests focus of Texas A&M study
Two AgriLife researchers received a $499,865 grant from the USDA's National Institute for Food and Agriculture to study corn resistance mechanisms against the fall armyworm and the western corn rootworm.
Pasture-cropping practice could improve degraded Texas grassland soils
Adopting the pasture-cropping practice could help landowners regain the health and resiliency of soils sustaining degradation over the years.
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