Multimedia Library - All http://southwestfarmpress.com/media en Coastal Bend, Texas grain soirghum harvest winding down. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-soirghum-harvest-winding-down <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In spite of a rain delay at planting time, Coastal Bend, Texas, farmers managed to get grain sorghum and other crops planted and are now winding down milo harvest with reports of decent yields.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>(Photos by Carla and Logan Hawkes)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-soirghum-harvest-winding-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-soirghum-harvest-winding-down#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:21:00 +0000 93621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sorghum harvest is winding down in South Texas</p> Peanut conference stresses future technology; looks at trade, policy and honors producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Southern peanut growers took a few days in late July to look to the future at the 17th annual Southern Peanut Growers Conference, held this year at the Callaway Gardens Resort in Pine Mountain, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-conference-stresses-future-technology-looks-trade-policy-and-honors-producers#comments Peanuts Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:56:00 +0000 93571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Locally grown food available at farmer’s market http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/locally-grown-food-available-farmer-s-market <div class="node-body gallery-body">More and more people across the country are getting behind the idea of locally grown food.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/locally-grown-food-available-farmer-s-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/locally-grown-food-available-farmer-s-market#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 24 Jul 2015 20:06:00 +0000 93541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Shoppers have a lot of options for local produce at farmers markets</p> Texas farmers and ranchers have more moisture available than they’ve had for the past five years http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-farmers-and-ranchers-have-more-moisture-available-they-ve-had-past-five-years <div class="node-body gallery-body">El Niño will continue well into fall.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-farmers-and-ranchers-have-more-moisture-available-they-ve-had-past-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/texas-farmers-and-ranchers-have-more-moisture-available-they-ve-had-past-five-years#comments Water Shortage Precipitation Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:37:00 +0000 93471 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Blue skies, white, puffy clouds and light brown wheat create a nice contrast.</p> Cuba could become viable trading partner with Texas producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Increasing trade with Cuba offers an opportunity to “make a positive impact on human rights.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers#comments Markets Import and Export Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:58:00 +0000 93431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Tractor drivers keep these old tractors running on Cuban co-op farms.</p> Anthony Reed was born into peanuts http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts <div class="node-body gallery-body">Anthony Reed credits his father for getting him started in farming and teaching him how to do it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/anthony-reed-was-born-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 16 Jul 2015 15:08:00 +0000 93411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Anthony Reed is the 2015 Peanut Profitability Winner for the Southwest Region.</p> Wettest year on record results in mixed bag for South Texas cotton and grain http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain <div class="node-body gallery-body">A drive across Nueces County last week confirmed that flooding and serious ponding in many fields resulted in varying stages of growth for both cotton and grain sorghum</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/wettest-year-record-results-mixed-bag-south-texas-cotton-and-grain#comments Cotton Cotton Grain Sorghum Tue, 07 Jul 2015 18:06:00 +0000 93281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Grain sorghum fields show mixed maturity, result of May rainfall, late planting and other weather issues.</p> No break from Mother Nature as Texas, Oklahoma get drenched by June rains http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains <div class="node-body gallery-body">While the record rains of May were welcomed by most Texas farmers and ranchers after years of severe drought, what many say started as a blessing is quickly turning into a disaster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/no-break-mother-nature-texas-oklahoma-get-drenched-june-rains#comments Cotton Grains Water Shortage Fri, 19 Jun 2015 12:58:00 +0000 92981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Good crowd attends indoor field day http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/good-crowd-attends-indoor-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Weeks of rainy weather and the threat of a tropical storm dumping even more rain on Central Texas sent the 52nd annual Stiles Farm Field Day offsite and indoors for the first time ever Tuesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/good-crowd-attends-indoor-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/good-crowd-attends-indoor-field-day#comments Grains Conferences Wed, 17 Jun 2015 01:30:00 +0000 92951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Williamson County, Texas farmer David Kuhl</p> Rapid weather changes challenge Southwest farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/rapid-weather-changes-challenge-southwest-farmers <div class="node-body gallery-body">With much needed rainfall came planting delays, crop setbacks, wind and hail damage, and deadly tornadoes and floods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/rapid-weather-changes-challenge-southwest-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/rapid-weather-changes-challenge-southwest-farmers#comments Water Shortage Precipitation Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:17:00 +0000 92811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com