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Around The Caprock: Feb. 8-12

Updated: Mar 15

This week's editions of Around the Caprock on the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network were highlighted by advice for area ranchers from Texas A&M AgriLife beef cattle specialist Jason Smith as our region's weather abruptly turns much, much colder and the effects of drought conditions continue to present challenges for livestock nourishment.

During the week, we also heard from Dr. Pete Dotray, Extension weed specialist, about upcoming online training sessions for farmers who plan to use auxin herbicides in the coming season. And Dr. Brent Auvermann of AgriLife talked about issues up for discussion in the Ogallala Aquifer Virtual Summit.

Links for each of this week's reports are provided here:

Monday, Feb. 8 - If you plan to use auxin herbicides in the upcoming season, there are some training sessions coming up that are pretty important. Guest: Dr. Peter Dotray, Extension weed specialist

Tuesday, Feb. 9 - As our temperatures turn frigid, Dr. Jason Smith of AgriLife has some reminders for local ranchers. Plus, we hear mo