Multimedia Library - All http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/all en Moisture improves cotton prospects but encourages weed growth: OK Cotton update Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/moisture-improves-cotton-prospects-encourages-weed-growth-ok-cotton-update-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Much-needed rain encourages weed growth in cotton fields</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/moisture-improves-cotton-prospects-encourages-weed-growth-ok-cotton-update-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/moisture-improves-cotton-prospects-encourages-weed-growth-ok-cotton-update-part-ii#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:08:00 +0000 94051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Oklahoma cotton needs a few more heat units: Oklahoma cotton update part I http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/oklahoma-cotton-needs-few-more-heat-units-oklahoma-cotton-update-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">Oklahoma cotton crop needs more heat units</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/oklahoma-cotton-needs-few-more-heat-units-oklahoma-cotton-update-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/oklahoma-cotton-needs-few-more-heat-units-oklahoma-cotton-update-part-i#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 27 Aug 2015 15:02:00 +0000 94041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com LRGV is last U.S. sanctuary for boll weevil http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/lrgv-last-us-sanctuary-boll-weevil <div class="node-body video-body">Eradicating boll weevils in Lower Rio Grande Valley complicated by climate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/lrgv-last-us-sanctuary-boll-weevil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/lrgv-last-us-sanctuary-boll-weevil#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 11 Aug 2015 14:46:00 +0000 93761 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Annual NCC/ Bayer CropScience PIE Tour comes to Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/annual-ncc-bayer-cropscience-pie-tour-comes-texas <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers from Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Tennessee expressed admiration for how Texas farmers conserve water.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/annual-ncc-bayer-cropscience-pie-tour-comes-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/annual-ncc-bayer-cropscience-pie-tour-comes-texas#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 07 Aug 2015 14:03:00 +0000 93721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The Gulf Coast Compress was a highlight of the 2015 P.I.E. tour.</p> P.I.E. participants visit Texas Gulf Coast http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-participants-visit-texas-gulf-coast <div class="node-body gallery-body">P.I.E. program is designed to bring key stakeholders together to share information designed to streamline the art and science of growing and marketing cotton in the competitive global marketplace.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-participants-visit-texas-gulf-coast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/pie-participants-visit-texas-gulf-coast#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 04 Aug 2015 18:49:00 +0000 93651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Gulf Compress CEO David Fields explains the operation to P.I.E. participants.</p> Coastal Bend, Texas grain sorghum harvest winding down. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-sorghum-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-sorghum-harvest-winding-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-sorghum-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>