“In the last 10 years, development has exploded in this area,” says Sturgeon, who farms in western Lubbock County, Texas. “In fact, this farm is the farthest east on the west side of Lubbock that you'll find. This area is about to be houses.”
The four to six minute videos also give cotton producers suggestions on how to successfully integrate cover crops into their operation.
“If you average out the state, wheat is not great,” said Dr. Clark Neely, AgriLife Extension state small grains and oilseed specialist in College Station.
“This year’s High Cotton winners exemplify the best of the best," Greg Frey, vice president of operations for Farm Progress.
“These approvals will allow producers who operate in multiple states to attend one training to satisfy the regulatory requirements of the new technologies,” said Dr. Scott Nolte, AgriLife Extension state weed specialist in College Station.
Growers encouraged to spring clean their sprinklers prior to irrigating in 2018.
Most recently, Smith was called to repair a sprinkler in the Panhandle that resulted in $35,000 worth of uninsured damage.
Preventing soil erosion and sandblasting, controlling overwintering weeds, and improving irrigation efficiency
No-till on the Plains features session for beginners, long-time practitioners
"When we have different crops that fill different functional niches, we find diverse planting can produce more and [at the same time] decrease input costs."