Multimedia Library - Gallery http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/gallery en Farmers understand Earth Day http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Many self-proclaimed environmental organizations may use the day to blame farmers and ranchers for environmental crimes and for ignoring basic conservation practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day#comments Management Vegetables Management Vegetables Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:12:00 +0000 98411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Earth Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the wonder of our planet.&nbsp; No better place to do that than out in farm country.</p> Gallery: PCG annual meeting, Texas Gin show http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-pcg-annual-meeting-texas-gin-show <div class="node-body gallery-body"> PCG President Shawn Holladay said cotton farmers should stay engaged and participate in organizations they represent them in Austin and Washington.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-pcg-annual-meeting-texas-gin-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-pcg-annual-meeting-texas-gin-show#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:39:00 +0000 98251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Jaryn Reed honored the United States flag with her rendition of the National Anthem to get the PCG annual meeting off to a good start in Lubbock</p> Carnegie Cooperative hosts annual cotton conference http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/carnegie-cooperative-hosts-annual-cotton-conference <div class="node-body gallery-body">“Dryland cotton looks like a good option with good moisture. "</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/carnegie-cooperative-hosts-annual-cotton-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/carnegie-cooperative-hosts-annual-cotton-conference#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 01 Apr 2016 18:57:00 +0000 98051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>2015 was a good year for Oklahoma cotton. Growers are preparing to plant the 2016 crop into favorable moisture conditions.</p> Oklahoma Peanut Expo features industry leaders http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-industry-leaders <div class="node-body gallery-body">Bringing in some of the most knowledgeable people in peanuts is one way to deal with production, demand, and regulatory issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-industry-leaders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/oklahoma-peanut-expo-features-industry-leaders#comments Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:40:00 +0000 97981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Anthony Reed, right, Thackerville,Okla., peanut farmer and 2015 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award winner, chats with Stuart Swanson, Red river cold Storage, Madill,Okla., at the recent&nbsp; Oklahoma Peanut Expo in Altus.</p> Warm days in early March may be deceiving http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/warm-days-early-march-may-be-deceiving <div class="node-body gallery-body">But the last days of winter offer some interesting scenes for folks who travel over the back roads of farm country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/warm-days-early-march-may-be-deceiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/warm-days-early-march-may-be-deceiving#comments Management Forecasting Sun, 13 Mar 2016 17:25:00 +0000 97621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Blue skies, puffy white clouds ona warm day near Haskell, Texas.</p> South Texas planting off to good start http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-planting-good-start <div class="node-body gallery-body">Nueces County is the highest producing sorghum county in the U.S. and farmers decided to roll planters early this year in spite of a shortage of measurable rainfall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-planting-good-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-planting-good-start#comments Grains Corn Grain Sorghum Wheat Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:17:00 +0000 97441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Spring planting well underway in South Texas.</p> Southwest High Cotton Award winner seeks water independence http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southwest-high-cotton-award-winner-seeks-water-independence <div class="node-body gallery-body">“We have to manage water carefully,” says Bill Lovelady, who raises mostly Pima cotton in El Paso and Hudspeth counties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southwest-high-cotton-award-winner-seeks-water-independence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southwest-high-cotton-award-winner-seeks-water-independence#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 24 Feb 2016 19:46:00 +0000 97331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Suzy and Bill Lovelady</p> NCC delegates display can-do spirit http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-delegates-display-can-do-spirit <div class="node-body gallery-body">But there’s something about cotton folk that helps them push through hard times.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-delegates-display-can-do-spirit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/ncc-delegates-display-can-do-spirit#comments Cotton Cotton National Cotton Council Thu, 11 Feb 2016 19:07:00 +0000 97091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The Omni Hotel in downtown Dallas was the site for the 2016&nbsp; National Cotton Council annual meeting, Feb. 5-7.</p> Red River Crops Conference takes on ag challenges for 2016 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-takes-ag-challenges-2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Production agriculture faces daunting challenges for the coming growing season, and that tight management of production costs and market opportunities will be essential to make money.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-takes-ag-challenges-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-takes-ag-challenges-2016#comments Cotton Beef Conferences Cotton Grains Peanuts Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:21:00 +0000 96771 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Paul DeLaune, Texas AgriLife agronomist, fields questions from Altus, Okla., farmers Wayne and Fred Schmedt. DeLaune says conservation tillage, rotation and cover crops improve soil health, reduce erosion and increase water infiltration on cropland.</p> Meeting season brings folks together http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/meeting-season-brings-folks-together <div class="node-body gallery-body">The educational sessions will be helpful. The opportunity to see friends and colleagues will be pleasant. But the travel, especially for back-to-back or back-to-back-to back, etc. meetings does get tedious.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/meeting-season-brings-folks-together" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/meeting-season-brings-folks-together#comments Cotton Cotton Grains Thu, 14 Jan 2016 20:58:00 +0000 96511 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Mark Hussey, Vice Chancellor, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife, and Dean, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Texas A&amp;M University.</p>