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    • Assessing Hail and Freeze Damage to Field Corn and Sorghum 

      Livingston, Stephen (1995-11-30)
      When a crop has been damaged by hail, it is important to be able to gauge the extent of the damage, the potential for recovery of the damaged crop, and the actions that might be necessary to maximize the recovery process. ...
    • Correcting Iron Deficiencies in Grain Sorghum 

      Livingston, Stephen; Coffman, Cloyce G.; Unruh, L. G. (1996-02-20)
      Until grain sorghum develops an extensive root system, young plants may be unable to obtain enough ferrous iron to maintain normal growth. This publication offers strategies for avoiding, identifying and correcting iron ...
    • Correcting Nitrogen Deficiencies in Cotton with Urea-Based Products 

      Livingston, Stephen; Stichler, Charles (1995-11-22)
      Correcting nitrogen deficiency is important for cotton plant growth. This publication explains nitrogen requirements, the problems associated with nitrogen deficiency, and ways to correct deficiencies using urea as a source ...
    • Emergency Alternative Crops for South Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Bade, David H. (1996-10-21)
      When hail, drought, flooding or untimely freezes destroy an established crop, planting an emergency alternative crop may be the producer's only hope for a profitable season. This publication helps producers determine which ...
    • Harvest Aids in Sorghum 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (2003-03-11)
      Growers can obtain higher prices and increased profits for their grain sorghum by applying harvest aids, which are chemicals that bring the grain to a more uniform percentage of moisture at harvest. This publication explains ...
    • Haygrazers and Canes for South Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Bade, David H.; Dorsett, Donald J. (2001-02-22)
      Haygrazers are described as crosses of forage types of sorghum, sorgo and sudangrass. Haygrazers can provide a stockpile of forage into the summer months.
    • Keys to Canola Production in South Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Bremer, John E.; Parker, Roy D.; Miller, Travis (1995-11-22)
      Canola is a term patented by the Canadian government. It refers to rapeseed (Brassica napus), which has specific chemical properties that lend themselves to the production of a high-quality cooking oil and an edible meal ...
    • Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures 

      Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen (1998-10-09)
      The quality and quantity of forage in pastures change throughout the year. This publication discusses weed control, fertilization, grazing management and rotational grazing as effective ways to manage pastures for quality ...
    • Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures (Spanish) 

      Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen (1999-02-17)
      The quality and quantity of forage in pastures change throughout the year. This publication discussess weed control, fertilization, grazing management and rotational grazing as effective ways to manage pastures for ...
    • Managing Winter Annual Grasses in South & Southwest Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (1999-01-19)
      Winter annual pastures in South and Southwest Texas provide high-quality forage for cattle, sheep and goats when native and bermuda grass pastures are dormant. This publication discusses the proper management of winter ...
    • Producing Early-Maturity (Group IV) Soybeans on the Texas Gulf Coast 

      Klosterboer, Arlen; Miller, Travis; Livingston, Stephen (1996-04-11)
      This publication provides background information on soybean production and marketing in Texas as well as specific guidance in selecting the best variety, preparing the soil and seedbed, fertilizing, managing pests, harvesting ...
    • Ratooning Grain Sorghum on the Texas Gulf Coast 

      Livingston, Stephen; Coffman, Cloyce G. (1997-01-03)
      Sorghum has characteristics that make it able to regenerate the above-ground portion of the plant. These features allow producers to seek a second grain crop within the same growing year by preparing the old plants immediately ...
    • Reduced /Conservation Tillage in South and Central Texas 

      Stichler, Charles; Livingston, Stephen (2003-03-19)
      Reduced or conservation tillage can benefit sorghum crops and increase profit. This publication discusses the types of tilling systems and the conditions for using each in South and Central Texas.
    • Renovation Practices to Improve Rainfall Effectiveness on Rangeland and Pastures 

      Hanselka, C. Wayne; Livingston, Stephen (2001-01-04)
      The effective use of rainfall depends on many factors, some of which can be managed to improve the productivity of range and pastureland. One such factor is the compaction of the soil. Renovation techniques discussed in ...
    • Syrup Sorghums for Texas 

      Livingston, Stephen; Coffman, Cloyce G. (1995-11-22)
      This publication explains how to grow sorghum and make syrup the old-fashioned way. Some sweet sorghums provide molasses that is clear, medium or strong in both color and taste.
    • Using Petiole Analysis for Nitrogen Management in Cotton 

      Livingston, Stephen; Hickey, M. G.; Stichler, Charles (1996-03-15)
      For cotton growers, maintaining proper nitrogen balance is a major concern. Petiole analysis, the laboratory analysis of the nitrogen content of leaf stems, can be coupled with plant monitoring to form an effective nitrogen ...