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Around The Caprock: March 1-5


This week's editions of Around the Caprock on the Texas Farm Bureau Radio Network were highlighted by conversations about what's to be expected for two major local crops: corn and cotton.


During the week, we also discussed upcoming USDA deadlines for area farmers, our region's prolonged drought, and where we might be headed with hemp production in our region .


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


Monday, March 1 - In this edition, we talk about about some important USDA deadlines that are rapidly approaching and a big meeting for area cotton producers. Guests: Texas A&M AgriLife Risk Management Specialist DeDe Jones and Hall County Extension Agent Josh Brooks

https://soundcloud.com/texasfarmbureau/3121-farm-bill-safety-net-program-decision-deadline-approaches?in=texasfarmbureau/sets/around-the-caprock


Tuesday, March 2 - Our recent big snows have made headlines. But drought conditions in the Texas High Plains have actually gotten worse. Guest: Dr. Calvin Trostle, Texas A&M AgriLife agronomist