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Texas Ag Today is a daily look at the latest news in Texas agriculture, hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Carey Martin along with the largest and most experienced farm news team in the Lone Star State. We cover agriculture in every corner of Texas, from the piney woods of East Texas to the rocky ranges of the Trans-Pecos and from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley.

Texas Ag Today is a daily look at the latest news in Texas agriculture, hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Carey Martin along with the largest and most experienced farm news team in the Lone Star State. We cover agriculture in every corner of Texas, from the piney woods of East Texas to the rocky ranges of the Trans-Pecos and from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley.

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Texas Ag Today is a daily look at the latest news in Texas agriculture, hosted by veteran farm broadcaster Carey Martin along with the largest and most experienced farm news team in the Lone Star State. We cover agriculture in every corner of Texas, from the piney woods of East Texas to the rocky ranges of the Trans-Pecos and from the Panhandle to the Rio Grande Valley.

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English

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Episodes

Texas Ag Today - July 30, 2021

7/30/2021
The hottest month of the year is here, but it might not be a hot as usual. Sugarcane aphids are showing up in sorghum fields all over Texas, but growers have a lot more ways to fight them now than they did just a few years ago. Central Texas has gotten a break from the frequent rains that the area has experienced throughout the spring and summer. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 29, 2021

7/29/2021
Texas weather makes it a challenge to have both a good crop and a high price. The Texas wheat harvest is almost finished. One of the largest beef cattle educational events in the nation gets underway right here in Texas next week. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 28, 2021

7/28/2021
The Texas dairy industry continues to grow. The Coastal Bend grain sorghum harvest is making progress, after dealing with heavy harvest time rainfall. Armyworms are making an early march across Texas pastures. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:56

Texas Ag Today - July 27, 2021

7/27/2021
Two USDA reports are very bullish for the cattle market. For Texas High Plains ranchers, it’s hard to beat the combination of good rains and better prices. The new Texas State FFA officer team is in place and ready to go for the new school year. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 26, 2021

7/26/2021
Farmers in northeast Texas are enjoying the benefits of adequate rainfall this year. Texas border farmers and ranchers are asking the Biden administration to pay for damages that illegal migrants are causing to their property. Cotton is looking good on the Texas High Plains, but there is one bug that’s causing a few headaches for farmers. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 23, 2021

7/23/2021
A Texas Congressman has introduced a bill to reform the Endangered Species Act. Cotton on the Texas High Plains is looking good. Tips on following the Mediterranean diet. U.S. milk production is growing. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department extends emergency fishing rules on the Laguna Madre.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 22, 2021

7/22/2021
Conditions better for corn on the Texas High Plains The Texas Animal Health Commission is encouraging Texans to vaccinate their cattle against livestock Cotton and grain sorghum looking good in Wichita County Tournament offers anglers chance to win a truck, boat, or ATV Horse owners should be mindful of heat stress

Duration:00:22:56

Texas Ag Today - July 21, 2021

7/21/2021
North Texans find invasive worm that eats earthworms. Texas cattle feeders respond to call for more negotiated trades. Farmers and ranchers visit with restaurant owners and operators. Wet weather means more weeds. A Texas deer has tested positive for anthrax.

Duration:00:22:58

Texas Ag Today - July 20, 2021

7/20/2021
Spring rains have helped hay production in northeast Texas. Cattle feeders still struggle with high feed costs. Concho Valley cotton farmers optimistic. Wet weather delays the Coastal Bend sorghum harvest. General CRP signup ends Friday.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 19, 2021

7/19/2021
Grain sorghum in parts of South Texas is sprouting in the head. Cattle prices are higher than 2020, and could be better. Topping last year’s pork exports won’t be easy. Texas peach crop doing very well. An increase in mosquitoes could mean more equine diseases this year. Landowners in some parts of Texas are eligible for additional incentives through CRP-Grasslands.

Duration:00:22:51

Texas Ag Today - July 16, 2021

7/16/2021
Texas Coastal Bend farmers are dealing with massive amounts of rainfall. Exports of US beef are on the rise. The outlook for the 2021 Texas pecan crop is mixed, depending on where you’re at in the state. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 15, 2021

7/15/2021
Central Texas sorghum is looking good as harvest approaches. Canola is a difficult crop to harvest, and that may be one reason why Texas High Plains farmers are reluctant to grow it. The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is coming soon. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 14, 2021

7/14/2021
Heavy rains have stopped sorghum harvest in both the Texas Coastal Bend and the Rio Grande Valley. Can canola become a major grain crop in the Texas High Plains? The wet spring and summer that we’ve had in Texas this year can lead to foot rot in cattle. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:56

Texas Ag Today - July 13, 2021

7/13/2021
The pandemic is causing supply chain problems for agriculture. Research continues on growing canola in the Texas High Plains. The Texas FFA convention was held last week in Ft. Worth. The wet weather has left the Texas Rolling Plains looking good in 2021. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 12, 2021

7/12/2021
USDA pledges $500 million to expand meat processing capacity in the U.S. There are a lot of wheat varieties out there but not all of them will work on the Texas High Plains. A new digital map of rural broadband service shows that Texas is not up to speed. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 9, 2021

7/9/2021
The rain is bringing both good and bad to Texas farmers and ranchers. High Plains corn farmers need to be on the lookout for insects. The rain just will not stop on the Texas Coastal Bend. This has been anything but a typical summer so far in Central Texas. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 8, 2021

7/8/2021
Rust is showing up in Central Texas corn. Rain is definitely helping to grow the corn crop on the Texas High Plains, but it’s also causing an increase in plant diseases. The grain sorghum harvest in the Texas Coastal Bend is a little off schedule this year. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 7, 2021

7/7/2021
Recent rains have brightened the outlook for many High Plains farmers. Grain sorghum underway in the Rio Grande Valley. Rain, winds, and cooler weather have taken a toll on some Central Texas corn. Texas Farm Bureau is asking the Biden Administration to address issues at the border. The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department will consider new Chronic Wasting Disease zones in Lubbock County.

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 6, 2021

7/6/2021
Higher feed prices have led to less grain in storage in Texas. Wet weather is impacting wheat harvest in West Texas and the Panhandle. A combination of technology and farming practices help growers limit water use in the Panhandle. Extreme conditions impact landscaping decisions in Texas. Hay testing needed in East Texas East Texas fruit crop plentiful The Growing Climate Solutions was passed by the U.S. Senate recently. The Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course is coming up in August. USDA is...

Duration:00:22:57

Texas Ag Today - July 5, 2021

7/5/2021
West Texas saw 130 mph winds and massive downpours last week. Pork producers on the Texas High Plains find themselves having to keep up with events in California. Texas forage producers need to keep an eye out for one Bermuda grass pest that’s causing some problems this year. We'll have those stories and more on this episode of Texas Ag Today.

Duration:00:22:57