Farm Press Blog The Farm Press Daily Blog en An unofficial, off-the-cuff report on Texas and Oklahoma cotton <div class="node-body blog-body">Overall, Southwest Oklahoma cotton looks to be one of the best crops in years.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:10:00 +0000 101991 at <p>Southwest Oklahoma cotton is poised to make above average yields on increased acreage compared to last year.</p> Non-GMO Month pushes oft-refuted misinformation <div class="node-body blog-body"> Non-GMO Month was created as another marketing ploy that uses misinformation and gullibility to enhance sales. But maybe I’m just cynical.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Oct 2016 18:50:00 +0000 101701 at An unofficial, off-the-cuff crop report <div class="node-body blog-body">One farmer told me that pigweed is not resistant to a cultivator or a hoe. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Blog Cotton Peanuts Farm Press Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:24:00 +0000 101551 at <p>Yield potential for these peanuts looks promising.</p> Danny Davis, my good friend, has passed away <div class="node-body blog-body">The industry lost a farmer who pioneered conservation tillage and who showed that no-till cotton could produce yields and quality equal to clean-tilled fields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Farm Press Blog Tue, 13 Sep 2016 20:15:00 +0000 101261 at <p>Danny Davis, Elk City, Okla., cotton farmer, died last week. He was just 60.</p> True patriotism: It’s more than pomp and circumstance <div class="node-body blog-body">I stand for the national anthem and either place my hand over my heart or more likely stand at attention, a habit that was drilled into me during basic training as a member of the Army Reserve.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:33:00 +0000 101091 at <p>A symbol of liberty.</p> It was perfectly fine morning to be locked out of the house <div class="node-body blog-body">I sat and absorbed the wonder, the serenity, the tranquility of the morning … as I waited less than patiently for a locksmith to come and let me into my house</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:47:00 +0000 100811 at PEA winners wound up where they ought to be <div class="node-body blog-body">Neither could imagine doing anything else; neither could consider a career that didn’t involve long hours, hard work, and watching things emerge from seed and grow into food or fiber.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:18:00 +0000 100371 at <p>Rickey and Karen Bearden, Plains, Texas.</p> In the absence of mechanical genes, Google to the rescue <div class="node-body blog-body">But popping the hood is what a guy does when his ride starts to falter.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:35:00 +0000 100341 at I am saddened beyond words over recent killings <div class="node-body blog-body">I woke up this morning to hear the horrifying news that five police officers had been killed in Dallas, Texas, while protecting a Black Lives Matter protest.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:49:00 +0000 99981 at Boston visit reminds of us why we celebrate the Fourth of July <div class="node-body blog-body">Boston reminds us that Americans have never agreed on every bit of policy, on every suggestion for the common good, or on every plan to make our country stronger.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:25:00 +0000 99831 at <p>&quot;Oh say can you see...&quot;</p>