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Rains greened up pastures during February, such as this one in East Texas. However, in many areas the green-up was mainly cosmetic and producers were still buying hay from out of the area as the spring calving season continued, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns)
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-- East central Iowa
-- Central Texas
Even if rainfall patterns hold, fertilizer and other input costs will be big factors controlling the recovery of drought-damaged pastures and stocking rates, say Texas Agrilife Extension Service experts. (Texas Agrilife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns)
Peach trees in East Texas are a couple of weeks away from opening buds, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service horticulturists. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns)
With the soil moisture profile very dry, Texas High Plains cotton producers are rethinking planting strategies, says a Texas AgriLife Extension Service cotton specialist. (Texas AgriLife Extension Service photo by Mark Kelley)