People http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5431/more en An unofficial, off-the-cuff crop report http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-crop-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/unofficial-cuff-crop-report#comments Peanuts Blog Cotton Peanuts Farm Press Blog Wed, 28 Sep 2016 19:24:00 +0000 101551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Yield potential for these peanuts looks promising.</p> Texas A&M ag engineer Dana Porter named engineer of the year http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/texas-am-ag-engineer-dana-porter-named-engineer-year <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Porter was recognized for “dedicated service in support of professional engineering licensure for agricultural and biological engineers.” </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/texas-am-ag-engineer-dana-porter-named-engineer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/equipment/texas-am-ag-engineer-dana-porter-named-engineer-year#comments Equipment People Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:54:00 +0000 101541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Longtime Texas A&M-Commerce agriculture professor Don Reid has died http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">“Doc helped many kids achieve their academic and career goals—too many to count,” Swart said. “He is one of the finest people I have ever known.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died#comments Management People Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 101441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Don Reid</p> Paul Baumann, AgriLife weed specialist, retires http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/paul-baumann-agrilife-weed-specialist-retires <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paul Baumann has retired as the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service state weed specialist, stationed in College Station.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/paul-baumann-agrilife-weed-specialist-retires" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/paul-baumann-agrilife-weed-specialist-retires#comments Cotton People Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101161 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Paul Baumann, the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service state weed specialist in College Station,retired Aug. 31</p> True patriotism: It’s more than pomp and circumstance http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:33:00 +0000 101091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A symbol of liberty.</p> It was perfectly fine morning to be locked out of the house http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:47:00 +0000 100811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Leader in Texas A&M AgriLife plant breeding process dies http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Texas Foundation Seed Service program director in Vernon, was killed in a car accident July 27.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies#comments Wheat People Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:16:00 +0000 100361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Steve Brown was a frequent speaker at field days as the Texas Foundation Seed Service program director in Vernon. (Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter)</p> In the absence of mechanical genes, Google to the rescue http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-rescue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/absence-mechanical-genes-google-rescue#comments Equipment Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:35:00 +0000 100341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com I am saddened beyond words over recent killings http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/i-am-saddened-beyond-words-over-recent-killings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/i-am-saddened-beyond-words-over-recent-killings#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 08 Jul 2016 16:49:00 +0000 99981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Boston visit reminds of us why we celebrate the Fourth of July http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/boston-visit-reminds-us-why-we-celebrate-fourth-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="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/boston-visit-reminds-us-why-we-celebrate-fourth-july" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/boston-visit-reminds-us-why-we-celebrate-fourth-july#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Jul 2016 14:25:00 +0000 99831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&quot;Oh say can you see...&quot;</p>