Agriculture

  East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled perennials for feeding cattle

  East Texas Ag News: Battling hot, dry conditions this summer

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  East Texas Ag News: High temps expected to help with horse fly problems

  East Texas Ag News: The benefits of mulching during hot, dry months

East Texas Ag News: What algae is good for your farm pond?

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  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  East Texas Ag News: Benefits of using mulch in landscaping

  East Texas Ag News: How to manage duckweed in farm ponds

  East Texas Ag News: Using stockpiled bermuda grass for winter feed

  East Texas Ag News: Time to start planning for the fall garden

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  East Texas Ag News: Managing the bermuda grass maggot

The bermuda grass stem maggot is really plaguing Texas hay producers this season.

  East Texas Ag News: The importance of testing hay quality

Hay testing is important to determine if any supplementation is needed.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on summertime watering

During the summer, many homeowners ask how much they need to water their yard.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on successfully weaning calves

Good weaning programs are something cattle producers need to have in place.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on watering your landscaping in dry summer months

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on keeping plants healthy while conserving water

  East Texas Ag News: 2019 herbicide cost per acre spreadsheet released

West Texas farmers gathering to discuss hemp processing

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on polling horns on beef cattle

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for hay producers.

Texas peanut producers give tour about peanut crops in West Texas

When you think of West Texas agriculture, you might think of cotton or even vineyards for wine. But did you know that Texas is the second-largest peanut growing state in the nation? Texas Peanut Producers took a group of bloggers, magazine editors and national TV personalities on a tour.

  East Texas Ag News: How to spot bermuda grass stem maggot damage

The bermuda grass stem maggot has been reported annually since 2012.

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East Texas Ag News is your source for all things related to your agri-business and commodities markets.

  East Texas Ag News: Putting color in your late summer flower beds

If you're still looking for summer color to plant you're not out of luck.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s hay prices steady to higher

Here are the latest numbers for hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: How weather affected cotton crops this year

Texas cotton farmers whose fields survived the early season’s inhospitable weather conditions are hoping for a market rally, but an Agrilife extension economist says price speculation at this point is risky.

  East Texas Ag News: Pond turnovers

County agents in Angelina County say that ponds turning over is often misunderstood.

  East Texas Ag News: One week away from Texas A&M beef cattle short course

One week from today is the Texas A&M beef cattle short course in College Station.

East Texas Ag News: Time to prepare for the fall garden

It may seem early, but you need to get plants started in time for harvests before first freeze.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

We have the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Texas citrus production down this year

Harvest just wrapped up for citrus growers here in Texas.

  East Texas Ag News: Should you aerate your pond?

Taking a look at reasons why you may want to consider aerating your pond.

  East Texas Ag News: Checking your landscape irrigation system

We’ve seen a lot of rain during the last few months, So Angelina County extension agents are saying it’s time to check your landscape’s irrigation system.

  East Texas Ag News: Planting pumpkins in your late summer garden

Are you looking for something different to try now that some spring vegetables are past harvest time?

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: What to replant in the late summer garden?

As we progress further and further into the summer, some rows of your vegetables are most likely at or past their peak harvesting.

  East Texas Ag News: Keeping your tomato plants healthy

Right now is a popular season for growing tomatoes and one of the most common tomato disorders is blossom end rot.

  East Texas Ag News: What does phytoplankton do for your pond?

Phyto-plankton is generally related to the number of nutrients that are in a pond and they add to the oxygenation and general health of ponds.

  East Texas Ag News: Fighting disease in plants

The Texas A&M Agrilife office in Angelina county has been receiving a lot of questions about how far gardeners should go to fight disease with their plants.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on sanitizing fruit trees

If you have some free time on your hands this summer, you may want to consider sanitizing your trees by cleaning up all infected fruit or diseased limbs.

  East Texas Ag News: Time to plant mums for fall color

We know we’re in the heat of summer, but if you want your mums this fall, now is the time to plant them.

  East Texas Ag News: What is Spanish moss?

According to East Texans, Spanish moss is a plant that’s either loved or hated.

  East Texas Ag News: Keeping oxygen levels up in your farm pond

Those with ponds know that they’re a dynamic system with several physical and chemical variables.

  East Texas Ag news: Tips for Mulching

Are weeds wearing you down in your garden?

  East Texas Ag News: Pine straw great mulch for flower beds and gardens

Many people use the summer months to move into new homes, and many times the homes they’re moving into have pine straw that was used as mulch around flower beds and garden areas.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on livestock branding

We're looking at what you should think about before you brand your livestock.

  East Texas Ag News: Brightening up your landscape with summer annuals

If you’re looking for ways to brighten up areas of your garden or landscape then June is a great month for setting out colorful summer annuals.

  East Texas Ag News: East Texas fruit trees not affected by late freezes, spring storms

Most orchards and warm season fruit varieties in Texas have not been affected by late freezes, spring storms or heavy rains this season.

  Texas tree farm awarded 2019 outstanding tree farm by the Texas Forestry Association

The Denson's of Arp are the 2019 Texas outstanding tree farmers of the year.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay prices

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Don’t leave your garden space empty

By this point you have probably harvested most of your cool season vegetables in your garden.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on feeding catfish

If you’re a new pond owner, or just confused on how to best feed your catfish, we have some tips.

  East Texas Ag News: Mulching landscaping and gardens correctly

When it comes to your landscape or garden, the best way to conserve moisture is by mulching.

Daily Market Round Up

Get the Daily Market Round Up from Texas Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller.

  East Texas Ag News: Hay rings help cut down on wasted hay

We’re looking at why you may want to consider using a hay-ring when feeding cattle.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Why it’s good to know the size of your farm pond

We’re looking at why it’s important to know the exact size of your pond.

  East Texas Ag News: Caring for fruit trees

This morning, we're looking at what you should do to care for your fruit trees.

  East Texas Ag News: Advantages of planting peas in your late spring garden

As you finish up spring garden crops, you may want to consider replanting the area with some kind of southern peas.

  East Texas Ag News: How to increase catfish productivity in your pond

One of the best fish to add to your pond for catfish productivity is a smaller fish called the Fathead minnow.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay prices

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Two hybrid altheas names Texas superstar shrubs

Two hybrid Altheas have been named the latest Texas superstars for characteristics that make them a top option for landscape lovers.

Plant pathologists look below the surface to detect crop diseases

Plant pathologists at the Texas A&M Agrilife Research Center are now inspecting crop diseases for their clients in a more in-depth way.

  East Texas Ag News: Guidelines for loading a cattle trailer

When you’re transporting your cattle you never want to overload your trailer.

  Rainy spring, warm temperatures give way to fruitful blueberry season in East Texas

"Edom has been really blessed with no high winds, no tornadoes, and no hail. My crop looks real good," Arena said.

East Texas Ag News: Rose Rosette disease continues to hit the rose industry hard

Rose rosette is a disease that’s hitting the rose industry and has already cost producers an estimated 40 to 50 million dollars along with thousands of jobs.

  East Texas Ag News: Reducing the mosquito population around your house

Entomologists with the Texas A&M Agrilife Extension service say temperatures are now warm enough to begin seeing early season mosquitoes.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay prices

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips on ridding your home of millipedes and centipedes

Many of you may be noticing more millipedes and centipedes in your landscapes and homes.

  East Texas Ag News: Best varieties of okra to plant in East Texas

With the heat of summer at hand, it is just becoming time to plant okra.

  East Texas Ag News: Tips For Storing Hay

Round hay bales came into popularity for a number of reasons back in the 1970′s.

  East Texas Ag News: This week’s cattle and hay numbers

Here are the latest numbers for cattle and hay producers.

  East Texas Ag News: Difference between armyworm species

An Entomoligist with the Texas A&M Agrilife, reports that true armyworms are active in area wheat fields and other grass crops.

East Texas Ag News: Emergency preparedness plan for livestock

In the event of a major emergency or disaster, personal safety should always come first. However, farmers and ranchers in Texas should also have an emergency preparedness and response plan that protects the safety of livestock and other animals on their farm or ranch.

  East Texas Ag News: Positive outlook for this year’s corn crops in Texas

The Texas A&M Agrilife Extension sservice say the majority of planted corn acres here in Texas have emerged amid good soil moisture profiles at the start of the growing season.