South Texas Farm and Ranch Show – October 25-26

The South Texas Farm and Ranch Show will be held October 25 – 26 at the Community Center in Victoria, Texas. The Show is an excellent opportunity to learn the latest innovations in crops, cattle and wildlife management. There is a $20 fee per day to attend the educational programs. The Event Program can be found HERE.  

Testing for Residual Soil N can Save $ – Corn

Two trials were conducted in 2017 the objective to evaluate the effect of reducing by the amount of residual nitrogen found in soil tests at depths up to 24 inches. Each of these trials were conducted with large plots in grower fields. What follows is the research report for the Corn test. (printable version) Evaluation of Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Application by Residual Soil Nitrogen Found to Depths Of 24 Inches in Corn Investigator: Stephen Biles and Geri Kline Cooperator: Clay Brett                            Summary A field research trial was conducted… Read More →

Testing for Residual Soil N can Save $ – Cotton

Two trials were conducted in 2017 the objective to evaluate the effect of reducing by the amount of residual nitrogen found in soil tests at depths up to 24 inches. Each of these trials were conducted with large plots in grower fields. What follows is the research report for the Cotton test. (printable version) Evaluation of Reducing Nitrogen Fertilizer Application by Residual Soil Nitrogen Found to Depths of 24 Inches in Cotton Investigator: Stephen Biles and Geri Kline Cooperator: Shane May                           Summary A field research trial was conducted to… Read More →

2017 Port Lavaca Corn Performance Trial Results

The Crop Testing Program – Texas A&M AgriLife Research has released the results from a corn hybrid performance trial conducted near Port Lavaca, TX.  Use these results along with other field trials to help you in your hybrid decision making. 2017 Corn Hybrid Results More results will be available in the coming days at this link:  http://varietytesting.tamu.edu/corn/  

Cotton Harvest Aid Meeting Monday, 8/7/17

Last Friday (7/28), we made applications to a cotton harvest aid trail off of FM 1679 in Calhoun County.  We will have a field meeting Monday (8/7) to walk through the treatments. Time:  9:00 a.m. Location: FM 1679, 1.5 miles SW of FM 2433. Since Friday’s meeting was rained out, this meeting will be Monday.