Rains green things up, but come too late for small grains
Central Texas rains came too late for many small-grain crops, said Jared Ripple, Texas AgriLife Extension Service integrated pest management agent for Willamson County. Though this wheat looks good and golden, plants are stunted and stands are thin.
Rain came to many parts of the state, giving some relief to drought-stricken crops and pastures, and -- temporarily at least -- alleviating the danger of wildfire, according to a May 17 Texas AgriLife Extension Service press release. . . .
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