Multimedia Library - All http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/all en Peanut farmers may see “paradigm shift” in production (Part 2) http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2 <div class="node-body video-body">Marker-assisted variety selection could help reverse a trend of reduced peanut production in the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-farmers-may-see-paradigm-shift-production-part-2#comments Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:05:00 +0000 87321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Marker-assisted selection will improve peanut production efficiency (Part 1) http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1 <div class="node-body video-body">The Peanut Foundation is using a five-year project and some $6 million to sequence the peanut genome and use marker-assisted breeding techniques to create varieties with more disease and pest resistance and improved shelf life, among other desirable characteristics. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/marker-assisted-selection-will-improve-peanut-production-efficiency-part-1#comments Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:26:00 +0000 87301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Oklahoma’s water quality improving, recent de-listings suggest http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/oklahoma-s-water-quality-improving-recent-de-listings-suggest <div class="node-body video-body">Recently, nine Oklahoma streams were removed from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s impaired waterways—bringing the total to 46 in the past several years. This video news release from USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service explains how farmers, ranchers and other stakeholders worked together to make that happen. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/oklahoma-s-water-quality-improving-recent-de-listings-suggest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/oklahoma-s-water-quality-improving-recent-de-listings-suggest#comments Water Shortage Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:06:00 +0000 87091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Early sugarcane aphid infestation threatens NE Texas grain sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum <div class="node-body video-body">Timely application of Transform WG insecticide is offering excellent control of sugarcane aphids in Northeast Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 87041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Aphids can create yield loss, harvest trouble http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/aphids-can-create-yield-loss-harvest-trouble <div class="node-body gallery-body">The sugarcane aphid poses a much greater threat to Northeast Texas sorghum fields this year than it did last summer when it showed up too late to cause much damage. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/aphids-can-create-yield-loss-harvest-trouble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/aphids-can-create-yield-loss-harvest-trouble#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:14:00 +0000 86991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Kendal Wright, Hunt County, Texas, grain sorghum farmer, is watching sugrcane aphid opulaitons closely.</p> Efficiency, hard work are keys to peanut operation http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation <div class="node-body gallery-body">Doing as much of the work themselves as possible is a key to making an efficient peanut crop, say Isaac, John and George Guenther. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/efficiency-hard-work-are-keys-peanut-operation#comments Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 07 Jul 2014 16:55:00 +0000 86811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Peanut Profitability Award winners for the Southwest region, George, Isaac and John Guenther, Seminole, Texas.</p> Northeast Texas wheat yields post record yields http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/northeast-texas-wheat-yields-post-record-yields <div class="node-body video-body">In spite of multiple freezes, 2014 wheat harvest may “be one for the record books,” for Northeast Texas farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/northeast-texas-wheat-yields-post-record-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/northeast-texas-wheat-yields-post-record-yields#comments Wheat Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:32:00 +0000 86781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat crop for the record books coming off in Northeast Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-crop-record-books-coming-northeast-texas <div class="node-body gallery-body">Northeast Texas wheat farmers are completing harvest of what many consider to be the best crop they ever made. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-crop-record-books-coming-northeast-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-crop-record-books-coming-northeast-texas#comments Wheat Wheat Tue, 01 Jul 2014 18:51:00 +0000 86711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As combines complete wheat harvest in the Texas Northern Blacklands, farmers are making what some beleive to be their best crop ever. The rest of the state will harvest a below average crop.</p> Old buildings stir imagination http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination <div class="node-body gallery-body">Something about an old barn, an abandoned, decades-old house or a dilapidated tool shed stirs my imagination. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination#comments Miscellaneous Human Resources Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:59:00 +0000 86551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An old, abandoned house in the Texas rolling Plains might stir memories of hard times, or maybe not.</p> Improving soil health is focus of national conference http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/improving-soil-health-focus-national-conference <div class="node-body video-body">National Conference on Cover Crops and Soil Health focuses on nation's soil health.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/improving-soil-health-focus-national-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/improving-soil-health-focus-national-conference#comments Government Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Wed, 18 Jun 2014 18:28:00 +0000 86411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Improving soil healt is focus on&nbsp; NRCS conference.</p>