Multimedia Library - Video http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/video en Drought losses may have tax implications http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-losses-may-have-tax-implications <div class="node-body video-body">Texas farmers and ranchers have a hard go of it for the past 36 months with 108 Texas counties designated as natural disaster areas early this year. No doubt, losses will be significant, but many will have some relief at tax time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-losses-may-have-tax-implications" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/drought-losses-may-have-tax-implications#comments Water Shortage Disaster Aid Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:32:00 +0000 85031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com TSCRA conference considers stocking rates http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/tscra-conference-considers-stocking-rates <div class="node-body video-body">The Texas and southwestern Cattle Raisers Association held its 137th convention in San Antonio recently. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/tscra-conference-considers-stocking-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/tscra-conference-considers-stocking-rates#comments Livestock Beef Mon, 14 Apr 2014 15:27:00 +0000 85041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Integrity will be crucial for crop insurance says PCG’s Verett http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/integrity-will-be-crucial-crop-insurance-says-pcg-s-verett <div class="node-body video-body">Maintaining the integrity of the crop insurance program has become more important than ever as U.S. farmers now rely on insurance as their safety net.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/integrity-will-be-crucial-crop-insurance-says-pcg-s-verett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/integrity-will-be-crucial-crop-insurance-says-pcg-s-verett#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 09 Apr 2014 19:31:00 +0000 84961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part IV http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iv <div class="node-body video-body">Enterprise units are a relatively new term for federal crop insurance policies, but they may become a major part of the lexicon, according to the National Cotton Council's Craig Brown.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iv#comments Cotton Government Farm Bill 2012 National Cotton Council Wed, 12 Mar 2014 16:42:00 +0000 84241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part III http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iii <div class="node-body video-body">In the third of a series of videos on the new farm bill, the National Cotton council's Craig Brown spells out how the Supplemental Coverage Option or SCO will work in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-iii#comments Cotton Government Farm Bill 2012 National Cotton Council Tue, 11 Mar 2014 19:30:00 +0000 84211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">The National Cotton Council is conducting a series of educational meetings on the new farm bill. Here's the second of a series of reports from the first meeting in Robstown, Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-ii#comments Cotton Government Farm Bill 2012 Sat, 08 Mar 2014 23:03:00 +0000 84081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Surviving Farm Bill Changes Part I http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Most cotton farmers have heard that the latest farm bill is decidedly different than recent ones. But how is it different and how will farmers transition from the 2008 law to the Agriculture Act of 2014? The National Cotton Council's Craig Brown explains.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/surviving-farm-bill-changes-part-i#comments Cotton Government Farm Bill 2012 National Cotton Council Fri, 07 Mar 2014 23:39:00 +0000 84171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Technology will be essential to feed 9 billion people. http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/technology-will-be-essential-feed-9-billion-people <div class="node-body video-body">Julie Borlaug is challenging farm writers and broadcasters to expand their audiences, change their focus and engage consumers to offset some of the anti-GMO, anti-technology and misinformation rampant in the popular press.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/technology-will-be-essential-feed-9-billion-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/technology-will-be-essential-feed-9-billion-people#comments Grains Wheat Grains Thu, 27 Feb 2014 14:50:00 +0000 83921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com National Cotton Council launches regional farm bill educational meetings http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/national-cotton-council-launches-regional-farm-bill-educational-meetings <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers in South Texas get an update on the cotton provisions of the new farm bill as National Cotton Council kicks off a series of educational meetings.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/national-cotton-council-launches-regional-farm-bill-educational-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/national-cotton-council-launches-regional-farm-bill-educational-meetings#comments Cotton Government Farm Bill 2012 Wed, 26 Feb 2014 03:14:00 +0000 83901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas NRCS Promotes Riparian Areas http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-nrcs-promotes-riparian-areas <div class="node-body video-body">As the drought continues in many parts of the state, Texas NRCS is promoting the proper use of riparian areas as a source of forage for cattle. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-nrcs-promotes-riparian-areas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-nrcs-promotes-riparian-areas#comments Management Drought Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:57:00 +0000 83621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com