Agriculture


Bonny Cunningham
  Bonny Cunningham is taking on new duties as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Better Living for Texans agent in Potter County, effective Jan. 15. Cunningham is currently a program assistant in that office. “I’m pleased that Bonny has accepted this opportunity to expand her role with...
Interest in the use of beef sires on dairy cows to increase calf value is rapidly gaining momentum across the dairy industry, according to two Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists. Jason Smith, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension beef cattle specialist, Amarillo, covered the topic at...
• In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 1 to 2 cents lower on grain sorghum; 10 cents higher on wheat; 1 cent lower on corn.  The Mar contract closed 1.00 cents lower on corn, and 10.25 cents higher on Mar on KC wheat.  Prices paid or bid to producers delivered to country...
• Herbicide weed resistance battle must be fought at different levels When weeds begin showing resistance, it’s not a case of the herbicide changing the weed, it’s a simple “survival of the fittest” case, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. Kochia is one of the weeds...

Dennis Coker, Ph. D
Dennis Coker, Ph.D., has been hired as the new Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomy agent for Dallam, Hartley, Sherman and Moore counties, effective Jan. 2. In this new position, Coker will focus on planning, implementing and evaluating AgriLife Extension programs that relate to...
Knowing how to grow a crop is important, but learning how to market that crop is equally vital to surviving in today’s agricultural climate. That’s what feed grain and cotton producers should focus on going into 2020, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist. The year-long...
AMARILLO – Landowners in the High Plains have a chance Feb. 12 to make sure they know their legal responsibilities and rights when it comes to their property. “Owning Your Piece of Texas: Agricultural Laws Texas Landowners Need to Know” is a program designed by Tiffany Dowell Lashmet, Texas A&M...

Hemp growing in southern Colorado. (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter)
A “First Things” Considerations for Industrial Hemp in Texas program will be hosted Jan. 13 by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center, 6500 W. Amarillo Blvd., Amarillo. Registration is $20 per person and will begin at 8:30 a.m. The...
In the Texas High Plains grain markets the bulk of bids were 1 to 2 cents higher on grain sorghum; 3 to 4 cents lower on wheat; 1 to 2 cents higher on corn.   The Mar contract closed 0.50 cents higher on corn, and 3.50 cents lower on Mar on KC wheat.  Prices paid or bid to producers delivered to...
The annual Southwest Beef Symposium, jointly hosted by the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and New Mexico State University Cooperative Extension Service, will be Jan. 22-23 at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 550 S. Buchanan St., Amarillo.  Exploring Beef Marketing Opportunities is the theme of...

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