Vegetables en Farm loans still relatively cheap, but repayment more challenging <div class="node-body article-body">“Many farmers who are in precarious financial situations may face forced sales, and a depressed equipment market certainly won’t improve matters.”</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100001 at <p><em><strong>Lenders across Mississippi reported that, on average, 61 percent of farmers had less than one year&rsquo;s operating capital available to meet financial obligations, while 39 percent had one to two years&rsquo; operating capital available.</strong></em></p> Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun High Court ruling tough news for New Mexico farmers <div class="node-body article-body"> Farm and ranch supporters say decision will hurt NM agriculture industry.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Non-farm bill agriculture Vegetables Thu, 07 Jul 2016 15:20:00 +0000 99941 at <p>A recent&nbsp; New Mexico Supreme Court ruling grants workers&rsquo; compensation coverage to farm and ranch labor.</p> U.S. agriculture will meet the demand for more food <div class="node-body video-body">The United States will be the international leader in meeting food demands. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Grains Livestock Vegetables Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:07:00 +0000 99891 at Hatch chile growers get support from 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 27 Jun 2016 13:05:00 +0000 99661 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Citrus Mon, 20 Jun 2016 13:56:00 +0000 99571 at <p>South Texas citrus threatened by HLB disease.</p> Vegetable production is focus of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Events Vegetables Thu, 16 Jun 2016 14:31:00 +0000 99511 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Vegetables Tue, 14 Jun 2016 15:06:00 +0000 99431 at <p>Texas peaches</p> AgriLife Research scientist studies structures to boost tomato production in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Vegetables Tomatoes Fri, 27 May 2016 16:06:00 +0000 99141 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Livestock Vegetables Hay Tue, 24 May 2016 22:56:00 +0000 99091 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Livestock Vegetables Cotton Flooding Grains Hay Livestock Vegetables Mon, 23 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 99031 at