Vegetables http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Dry soils have helped Texas winter vegetables http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/dry-soils-have-helped-texas-winter-vegetables <div class="node-body article-body">"Cabbage, carrots and onions in the Rio Grande Valley are doing extremely well," says Dr. Juan Anciso, an AgriLife Extension vegetable specialist in Weslaco, .</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/dry-soils-have-helped-texas-winter-vegetables" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/dry-soils-have-helped-texas-winter-vegetables#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 12 Feb 2016 16:22:00 +0000 97121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&quot;Cabbage, carrots and onions in the Rio Grande Valley are doing extremely well,&quot; says Texas AgriLife Extension specialist.</p> Vertical farm research expands in Houston area http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vertical-farm-research-expands-houston-area <div class="node-body article-body">As demand for more farm acres rises to meet the expected increase in future food demands, the last place you would expect farmers to grow food would be in the heart of a city. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vertical-farm-research-expands-houston-area" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vertical-farm-research-expands-houston-area#comments Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 25 Jan 2016 18:43:00 +0000 96651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Vegetable marketing and consumer perception http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-marketing-and-consumer-perception <div class="node-body article-body">According to a related study, consumers are trending toward gathering information about food from farmers, family, nutritionists, and healthcare workers and relying less on information from major food suppliers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-marketing-and-consumer-perception" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-marketing-and-consumer-perception#comments Vegetables Vegetables Wed, 20 Jan 2016 01:35:00 +0000 96581 at http://southwestfarmpress.com NMSU researchers confirm consumer willingness to pay more for NM chile http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/nmsu-researchers-confirm-consumer-willingness-pay-more-nm-chile <div class="field-byline"> Amanda Bradford, NMSU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“About one-third of the consumers we surveyed stated that they were willing to pay a 20 percent premium for New Mexico-certified green chile,” said Jay Lillywhite, head of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agricultural Business</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/nmsu-researchers-confirm-consumer-willingness-pay-more-nm-chile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/nmsu-researchers-confirm-consumer-willingness-pay-more-nm-chile#comments Vegetables Vegetables Tue, 29 Dec 2015 20:44:00 +0000 96211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Certified New Mexico chile will fetch a premium price.</p> Gallery: My favorite photos of 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">I did discover a few photos that I like well enough to include in this gallery, which I’ll call my favorite photos of 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-my-favorite-photos-2015#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Vegetables Cotton Grains Peanuts Pecans Vegetables Mon, 28 Dec 2015 16:14:00 +0000 96181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Blue skies at harvest time</p> Horticulture sales rise 18 percent over five years http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/horticulture-sales-rise-18-percent-over-five-years <div class="node-body article-body">Horticulture operations sold a total of $13.8 billion in floriculture, nursery and specialty crops in 2014, up 18 percent since 2009.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/horticulture-sales-rise-18-percent-over-five-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/horticulture-sales-rise-18-percent-over-five-years#comments Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 28 Dec 2015 14:57:00 +0000 96161 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Vegetables are an important part of U.S. horticultural production but floral and turn operations also contribute.</p> file photo Vegetables grown on organic soils contribute to greenhouse gas http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetables-grown-organic-soils-contribute-greenhouse-gas <div class="node-body article-body">“Reducing the emission from cultivated organic soils is an obvious choice to achieve greenhouse gas emission reductions from agriculture."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetables-grown-organic-soils-contribute-greenhouse-gas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetables-grown-organic-soils-contribute-greenhouse-gas#comments Vegetables Vegetables Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:38:00 +0000 96121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas AgriLife extends commitment to vegetable research http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-extends-commitment-vegetable-research <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife researchers are stepping up their game when it comes to fresh fruit, produce and vegetables grown in Texas, with an emphasis on how to get back to the days when homegrown food tasted better.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-extends-commitment-vegetable-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-extends-commitment-vegetable-research#comments Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 21 Dec 2015 15:46:00 +0000 96081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Better tasting tomatoes and other fruits and vegetables will be a goal for Texas AgriLife research</p> Old World bollworm could threaten U.S. cotton, other crops http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/old-world-bollworm-could-threaten-us-cotton-other-crops <div class="node-body article-body">“The Old World bollworm is one of the world’s most destructive agricultural pests,” he says. “It is the target of more than 75 percent of all insecticides applied in India and China.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/old-world-bollworm-could-threaten-us-cotton-other-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/old-world-bollworm-could-threaten-us-cotton-other-crops#comments Cotton Grains Vegetables Cotton Grains Vegetables Fri, 11 Dec 2015 20:47:00 +0000 95931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Greg Sword, Texas AgriLife entomologist, discusses the Old World bollworm at the recent Texas Plant Protection Association conference.</p> Vegetable prices jump after heavy rains http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-prices-jump-after-heavy-rains <div class="node-body article-body">Higher produce prices are a trending result of heavy El Niño-driven rains, but the long range benefit could be improved water conditions in areas that have long suffered from recent or continuing drought.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-prices-jump-after-heavy-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/vegetable-prices-jump-after-heavy-rains#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 11 Dec 2015 18:55:00 +0000 95921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com