Snails Causing Issues in Panhandle Citrus Groves

Snails Causing Issues in Panhandle Citrus Groves

– In recent years, snails have become a burden in the Panhandle, particularly for row crops such as corn, cotton, soybeans, and peanuts. Snails haven’t appeared to cause damage to plants, but have mainly been a problem at harvest time due to the sheer numbers of...
2019 Average Farm Rent & Labor Rates

2019 Average Farm Rent & Labor Rates

Some of the most challenging conversations, in almost any relationship, are the ones about money.  This is certainly true as farmers and landowners negotiate lease agreements, or managers and workers negotiate salaries for the year ahead. It can be pretty challenging...
Cover Crops: A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation

Cover Crops: A Low Cost Alternative to Irrigation

Irrigation is expensive. And there are a lot of non-irrigated or “dryland” acres across the Panhandle. 2019 was characterized by persistent drought stress for much of the season (see below). So in a dry year like 2019, what are you supposed to do to manage...