Vegetables http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Water availability limiting factor in ag production http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/water-availability-limiting-factor-ag-production <div class="node-body article-body">“The question of whether water is limiting our ability to produce is an easy one.” But the answer is more complex.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/water-availability-limiting-factor-ag-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/water-availability-limiting-factor-ag-production#comments Vegetables Drought Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:30:00 +0000 89891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>J. ALLEN CARNES, Winter Garden area farmer, says water remains the No.1 limiting factor for crop production in Texas. Carnes spoke recently at the 26<sup>th</sup> annual Texas Plant Protection Association Conference in Bryan, Texas.</p> Chili pepper drop to mark New Mexico New Year Event http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/chili-pepper-drop-mark-new-mexico-new-year-event <div class="node-body article-body">Why not a falling, giant, lighted chile pepper to ring in the New Year?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/chili-pepper-drop-mark-new-mexico-new-year-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/chili-pepper-drop-mark-new-mexico-new-year-event#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:16:00 +0000 89781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New Mexico green chile crop takes a late season hit http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-green-chile-crop-takes-late-season-hit <div class="node-body article-body">New Mexico producers hope to continue harvesting chile well into November if fields can escape early frost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-green-chile-crop-takes-late-season-hit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-green-chile-crop-takes-late-season-hit#comments Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 29 Sep 2014 19:38:00 +0000 88521 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>New Mexico chile producers hope to continue harvesting chile well into November if fields can escape early frost.</p> New Mexico chile harvest heats up as cooler weather arrives http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-chile-harvest-heats-cooler-weather-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">This fall, across New Mexico the sweet aroma of roasting green chiles fills the air.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-chile-harvest-heats-cooler-weather-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-mexico-chile-harvest-heats-cooler-weather-arrives#comments Vegetables Vegetables Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:52:00 +0000 88241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Certified chili peppers to support industry http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/certified-chili-peppers-support-industry <div class="node-body article-body">New Mexico's most revered chili pepper variety belongs in the ranks of other nationally recognized and certified food products like Vidalia Onions and Idaho Potatoes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/certified-chili-peppers-support-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/certified-chili-peppers-support-industry#comments Vegetables Vegetables Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:40:00 +0000 87681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Pepper picking time in southern New Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/pepper-picking-time-southern-new-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Early reports indicate the new chili pepper crop is abundant and in of good quality, but not all things are good for the state's declining pepper industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/pepper-picking-time-southern-new-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/pepper-picking-time-southern-new-mexico#comments Vegetables Vegetables Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:36:00 +0000 87601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farmers markets offer fresh, tasty produce http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce <div class="node-body blog-body"> This is the 15th Annual National Farmers Market Week. Find where the closest market is.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-markets-offer-fresh-tasty-produce#comments Vegetables Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 05 Aug 2014 20:18:00 +0000 87431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Denton Farmers Market offers variety of local produce.</p> New produce expo coming to Austin in March, 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-produce-expo-coming-austin-march-2015 <div class="field-byline"> TIPA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Texas International Produce Association (TIPA) will host the inaugural VIVA Fresh Conference and Expo March 26-28, 2015, at the Hilton Austin in Austin, Texas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-produce-expo-coming-austin-march-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-produce-expo-coming-austin-march-2015#comments Vegetables Vegetables Thu, 10 Jul 2014 20:55:00 +0000 86931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New USDA grants to help specialty crop industry http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-usda-grants-help-specialty-crop-industry <div class="node-body article-body">USDA says the economic, environmental and social sustainability of specialty crop industries and the improved economies of the communities that depend on these industries are the ultimate beneficiaries of the NCPN program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-usda-grants-help-specialty-crop-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/new-usda-grants-help-specialty-crop-industry#comments Vegetables USDA Vegetables Mon, 07 Jul 2014 20:25:00 +0000 86821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas AgriLife expands strawberry efforts http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-expands-strawberry-efforts <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife is working to make strawberries more available to Texas consumers and have announced two projects that could help reach that goal.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-expands-strawberry-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-agrilife-expands-strawberry-efforts#comments Vegetables Fruits Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:18:00 +0000 86651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Strawberries ripe for the picking in a Texas high tunnel.</p> (Photo courtesy Dr. Russ Wallace, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service)