Multimedia Library - Video http://southwestfarmpress.com/media/all/video 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 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 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> New sugarcane aphids causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers – Part III http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphids-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-iii <div class="node-body video-body">Growers have two choices for controlling the sugarcane aphids that exploded in south Texas grain sorghum fields toward the end of 2013 and are beginning to manifest themselves in the region as the 2014 harvest approaches.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphids-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-iii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphids-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-iii#comments Grains Wed, 11 Jun 2014 02:32:00 +0000 86261 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Growers and IPM specialists who were concerned the outbreak of a new variety of sugarcane aphid in 2013 could be a sign of bad things to come are being proven right, IPM specialists say</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii#comments Grains Management Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:52:00 +0000 86251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part I http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">New variation of sugarcane aphid could be felt from Texas to Florida or as far north as Kansas, Texas AgriLife entomologists say.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i#comments Grains Management Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:28:00 +0000 86231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Central Texas peach growers survive late freeze, hope for recovery http://southwestfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery <div class="node-body video-body">Gillespie County, Texas peach crop dodges bullet from March freeze, but jury is still out on effect of 17-degree temperatures on fruit crop.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery#comments Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Sat, 24 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 85961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com