Vegetables http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Hatch chile growers get support from federal court http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/hatch-chile-growers-get-support-federal-court <div class="node-body article-body"> Hatch chile has gained widespread notoriety in culinary circles and has quickly become a favorite among food fans across the entire Southwest region and beyond.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/hatch-chile-growers-get-support-federal-court" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/hatch-chile-growers-get-support-federal-court#comments Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:05:00 +0000 99661 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>New Mexico green chile is not classified as &quot;Hatch&quot; unless it&#39;s grown in a specified area.</p> War against HLB advances with new acoustic tool http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/war-against-hlb-advances-new-acoustic-tool <div class="node-body article-body">New technology and defense systems have been and are continuing to be developed in agriculture's ongoing battle against citrus greening.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/war-against-hlb-advances-new-acoustic-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/war-against-hlb-advances-new-acoustic-tool#comments Vegetables Citrus Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:56:00 +0000 99571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>South Texas citrus threatened by HLB disease.</p> Vegetable production is focus of August field day http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-production-focus-august-field-day <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“From Farm to Market – How Research and Retail Can Work Together” </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-production-focus-august-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-production-focus-august-field-day#comments Vegetables Events Vegetables Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:31:00 +0000 99511 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Vegetable research will be featured at the&nbsp; annual Summer Crops Field Day, near Bushland, Texas.</p> Logan Hawkes Wet spring mixed blessing for South Texas vegetable producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/wet-spring-mixed-blessing-south-texas-vegetable-producers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Most producers say they benefited from rain showers, though wet fields created problems for onion and cabbage harvest in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/wet-spring-mixed-blessing-south-texas-vegetable-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/wet-spring-mixed-blessing-south-texas-vegetable-producers#comments Vegetables Vegetables Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:06:00 +0000 99431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas peaches</p> AgriLife Research scientist studies structures to boost tomato production in South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/agrilife-research-scientist-studies-structures-boost-tomato-production-south-texas <div class="field-byline"> Rod Santa Ana, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We’re working on developing adapted cultivars for South Texas, but we’re also developing production systems to optimize and fully exploit their potential.” </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/agrilife-research-scientist-studies-structures-boost-tomato-production-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/agrilife-research-scientist-studies-structures-boost-tomato-production-south-texas#comments Vegetables Tomatoes Fri, 27 May 2016 16:06:00 +0000 99141 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Carlos Avila, a Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research vegetable breeder in Weslaco, is shown in a greenhouse with tomato plants from his improved cultivar studies.</p> (AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana) Rains continue to bring mixed bag to producers around the state http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rains-continue-bring-mixed-bag-producers-around-state <div class="field-byline"> Adam Russell, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Spring storms have created a dilemma for crop and forage producers who can’t access their fields to tend to pests and weeds or find a window of time to cut, cure and bale forage.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rains-continue-bring-mixed-bag-producers-around-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/livestock/rains-continue-bring-mixed-bag-producers-around-state#comments Livestock Vegetables Hay Tue, 24 May 2016 22:56:00 +0000 99091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Water stands along the fence line of a pasture west of Tyler, Texas. Spring rains have saturated pastures and croplands and have forage and crop producers waiting to access fields.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photograph by Adam Russell) Texas weather rough ride for farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Last week's storms represent only the latest barrage of unstable weather across the region this spring.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Vegetables Cotton Flooding Grains Hay Livestock Vegetables Mon, 23 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 99031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA says organic industry support paying off http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-says-organic-industry-support-paying <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. organic industry jump is represented by organic food sales of $39.7 and non-food organic products accounting for $3.6 billion.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-says-organic-industry-support-paying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-says-organic-industry-support-paying#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 20 May 2016 16:01:00 +0000 99001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Thinkstock/Credit: Elenathewise Cotton, hay, canola, wheat and a new entomologist are featured in Extension media reports http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports <div class="field-byline"> Texas AgriLife media reports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife offers new information on wheat, canola, hay and new entomologist.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports#comments Cotton Government Grains Vegetables Wheat Canola Cotton Hay Vegetables Wheat Mon, 16 May 2016 16:14:00 +0000 98911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An adult western flower thrips is pictured on top and the larva on the bottom.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Texas entomologists testing potato psyllids for insecticide resistance http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-entomologists-testing-potato-psyllids-insecticide-resistance <div class="node-body article-body">Psyllids have been able to develop resistance to neonicotinoid-based insecticide management programs.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-entomologists-testing-potato-psyllids-insecticide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-entomologists-testing-potato-psyllids-insecticide-resistance#comments Vegetables Vegetables Wed, 27 Apr 2016 18:43:00 +0000 98561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research entomologist, examines psyllid activity.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter)