Saturday, December 10, 2016
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Jack Frost continues to take bites out of Texas wheat
RICK AUCKERMAN/Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Though ice loads during freezing weather can damage irrigation pivots, many producers will keep them running until it drops well below freezing, said Rick Auckerman, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent for Deaf Smith County. The temperature was 32 degrees with 20-25 mph northerly winds when this picture was taken.
COLLEGE STATION -- The damage to the wheat crop in the Panhandle, Southern Plains, and Rolling Plains regions from the last bout of freezing weather was not uniform, but losses were “significant,” according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist. . . .
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