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Winter wheat is an important forage crop for Texas beef cattle producers. A new DSSAT crop model created by researchers at the Texas A&M AgriLife Research and Extension Center in Overton will allow researchers around the world simulate biomass production to help producers make science-based decisions regarding winter wheat forage growth.
Computer Model Uses Data to Predict Wheat Forage Success

New computer model from Texas A&M uses decades of data to help producers predict wheat forage success.

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Get Ready for More Wintry Weather

USDA Meteorologist Brad Rippey says a pattern of snow and cold could bring more wintry weather soon.

Oklahoma Wheat Pasture Idling in Neutral

Sunshine also helped kick-start feeder markets, at least for stocker calves.

Rain Hampers Crop Harvest and Wheat Pasture in Oklahoma

Sunshine finally appeared late last week raising hopes that Oklahoma will dry out and get summer crop harvest and wheat pasture grazing back on track.

Drought continues to intensify across the central and southern plains.
Forecasters Warn of Drought, Wildfires Across Plains

The amount of moisture received across the US southern high plains since October has been ridiculously low. Forecasters warn of intensifying drought and wheat crop losses.

Kyle Grumke uses radishes in his eight-species cover crop mix that follows wheat. He notes it's good for grazing, but since it's protein rich don't let cattle ingest too much since it can cause bloating.
Striking a Balance with Cover Crops and Grazing

On his west-central Missouri farm, Kyle Grumke and his father Ross employ cover crops on every one of their 550 owned acres

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U.S. Cold Blast Threatens Winter Wheat, Cattle

Temperatures seen 15 to 25 degrees below normal, NWS says.

Gulke: Markets Disappoint Despite Trump's EPA Reversal

What should have been good news for the grain and oilseed markets ended up having the opposite effect as we ended the week down, sharply down some cases says Jerry Gulke, president of the Gulke Group.