Farm Press Blog http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Indulging in tomfoolery: A Smith family Thanksgiving http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/indulging-tomfoolery-smith-family-thanksgiving <div class="node-body blog-body">The Saturday after Thanksgiving will be a good day.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/indulging-tomfoolery-smith-family-thanksgiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/indulging-tomfoolery-smith-family-thanksgiving#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Nov 2016 15:13:00 +0000 102551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <dl> <dt>Credit: evgenyb/Thinkstock</dt> </dl> It’s time to govern following our bitter election http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-s-time-govern-following-our-bitter-election <div class="node-body blog-body">We the people have to govern those we have elected.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-s-time-govern-following-our-bitter-election" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-s-time-govern-following-our-bitter-election#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 11 Nov 2016 18:37:00 +0000 102421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Speeding fine by mail: Oh, the injustice http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/speeding-fine-mail-oh-injustice <div class="node-body blog-body">But with electronic surveillance, one has no opportunity to elicit sympathy.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/speeding-fine-mail-oh-injustice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/speeding-fine-mail-oh-injustice#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:35:00 +0000 102091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com An unofficial, off-the-cuff report on Texas and Oklahoma cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-report-texas-and-oklahoma-cotton <div class="node-body blog-body">Overall, Southwest Oklahoma cotton looks to be one of the best crops in years.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-report-texas-and-oklahoma-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-report-texas-and-oklahoma-cotton#comments Cotton Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:10:00 +0000 101991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Southwest Oklahoma cotton is poised to make above average yields on increased acreage compared to last year.</p> Non-GMO Month pushes oft-refuted misinformation http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/non-gmo-month-pushes-oft-refuted-misinformation <div class="node-body blog-body"> Non-GMO Month was created as another marketing ploy that uses misinformation and gullibility to enhance sales. But maybe I’m just cynical.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/non-gmo-month-pushes-oft-refuted-misinformation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/non-gmo-month-pushes-oft-refuted-misinformation#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0000 101701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com An unofficial, off-the-cuff crop report http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-crop-report <div class="node-body blog-body">One farmer told me that pigweed is not resistant to a cultivator or a hoe. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-crop-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-crop-report#comments Peanuts Blog Cotton Peanuts Farm Press Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:24:00 +0000 101551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Yield potential for these peanuts looks promising.</p> Danny Davis, my good friend, has passed away http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/danny-davis-my-good-friend-has-passed-away <div class="node-body blog-body">The industry lost a farmer who pioneered conservation tillage and who showed that no-till cotton could produce yields and quality equal to clean-tilled fields.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/danny-davis-my-good-friend-has-passed-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/danny-davis-my-good-friend-has-passed-away#comments Cotton Farm Press Blog Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:15:00 +0000 101261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Danny Davis, Elk City, Okla., cotton farmer, died last week. He was just 60.</p> True patriotism: It’s more than pomp and circumstance http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance <div class="node-body blog-body">I stand for the national anthem and either place my hand over my heart or more likely stand at attention, a habit that was drilled into me during basic training as a member of the Army Reserve.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:33:00 +0000 101091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A symbol of liberty.</p> It was perfectly fine morning to be locked out of the house http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house <div class="node-body blog-body">I sat and absorbed the wonder, the serenity, the tranquility of the morning … as I waited less than patiently for a locksmith to come and let me into my house</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:47:00 +0000 100811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com PEA winners wound up where they ought to be http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/pea-winners-wound-where-they-ought-be <div class="node-body blog-body">Neither could imagine doing anything else; neither could consider a career that didn’t involve long hours, hard work, and watching things emerge from seed and grow into food or fiber.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/pea-winners-wound-where-they-ought-be" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/pea-winners-wound-where-they-ought-be#comments Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:18:00 +0000 100371 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Rickey and Karen Bearden, Plains, Texas.</p>