Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Numbers don’t lie but can they be deceiving? http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/numbers-don-t-lie-can-they-be-deceiving <div class="node-body article-body">The key is having product to sell with the cost of production below the price times quantity produced.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/numbers-don-t-lie-can-they-be-deceiving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/numbers-don-t-lie-can-they-be-deceiving#comments Grains Wheat Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:08:00 +0000 89011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As wheat farmers complete planting this season many contend that the opportunity for wheat profit may be better than for other grains.</p> Bumper grain stocks bring supplies back to average levels http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/bumper-grain-stocks-bring-supplies-back-average-levels <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"The higher stocks that we’re seeing build in the United States over the last several years — also around the world — are important factors in keeping up with increasing demand," says AgriLife Extension grains marketing economist Mark Welch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/bumper-grain-stocks-bring-supplies-back-average-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/bumper-grain-stocks-bring-supplies-back-average-levels#comments Grains Grains Mon, 20 Oct 2014 20:38:00 +0000 88941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>High corn yields in Texas and other states are drastically dropping prices and raising stocks.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns) Corn harvest is pleasant time with good crop http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-time-good-crop <div class="node-body video-body">Max Swinburn, Dimmit, Texas, enjoys cutting corn, more so this year than for the past three when heat and drought limited production and increased costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-time-good-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-time-good-crop#comments Grains Corn Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:35:00 +0000 88891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ag Technology Conference set for Dec. 11 in Commerce http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-technology-conference-set-dec-11-commerce <div class="node-body article-body">Annual ag tech conference will feature a close look at management strategies for the sugarcane aphid in grain sorghum.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-technology-conference-set-dec-11-commerce" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-technology-conference-set-dec-11-commerce#comments Grains Grains Wed, 15 Oct 2014 20:13:00 +0000 88881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Northeast Texas grain sorghum producers battled sugarcane aphids this year. Control techniques will be discussed at the annual Ag Technology conference Dec. 11 on the TExas A&amp;M-commerce campus.</p> Corn harvest is pleasant chore for West Texas farmer http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-chore-west-texas-farmer <div class="node-body article-body">The biggest concern for farmers in his area and across the Texas High Plains is water.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-chore-west-texas-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-harvest-pleasant-chore-west-texas-farmer#comments Grains Corn Tue, 14 Oct 2014 21:37:00 +0000 88841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dimmit, Texas, corn farmer Max Swinburn stops his combine to fix a broken belt. Overall, he says harvest is going well and the crop is a good one.</p> Sugarcane aphid field day set for Oct. 28 http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-field-day-set-oct-28 <div class="node-body article-body">A fall sugarcane aphid field day scheduled Oct. 28 from 8:30 to 10:30 at the Hoblitzelle Auditorium on the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research Center in Weslaco will include field tours and updates on potential damage from the pest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-field-day-set-oct-28" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-field-day-set-oct-28#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:09:00 +0000 88831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugrcane aphids caused significant to grain sorghum across much of Texas in 2014.</p> General Mills rejects resolution to remove GMOs from product lines http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/general-mills-rejects-resolution-remove-gmos-product-lines <div class="node-body article-body">Fact-based scientific consensus can trump emotional appeals that are not tethered to science or reason in GMO discussions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/general-mills-rejects-resolution-remove-gmos-product-lines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/general-mills-rejects-resolution-remove-gmos-product-lines#comments Grains Traits Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:37:00 +0000 88441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas corn harvest off to promising start http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-corn-harvest-promising-start <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early corn harvesting showing pretty good yields across Texas.</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/grains/texas-corn-harvest-promising-start" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-corn-harvest-promising-start#comments Grains Corn Precipitation Wed, 24 Sep 2014 19:27:00 +0000 88431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>With half the corn crop in, yields have been fair to outstanding, according to Dr. Ronnie Schnell, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service state cropping systems specialist, College Station.</p> (Texas A&M Communications photo by Robert Burns) Corn coming out of our ears http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-coming-out-our-ears <div class="node-body article-body">Unless disaster strikes, it's going to be a record or near-record year for the U.S. corn harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-coming-out-our-ears" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-coming-out-our-ears#comments Grains Corn Wed, 24 Sep 2014 17:25:00 +0000 88411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>With a big corn crop coming off and prices falling farmers might want to consider storing grain until markets improve.</p> LCRA action could reduce water impacts to rice growers http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/lcra-action-could-reduce-water-impacts-rice-growers <div class="node-body article-body">It has been a tough three years or more for Texas rice farmers, the fragile coastal environment, and the rural communities that dot the landscape of the Lower Colorado River after the Lower Colorado River Authority (LCRA) was granted emergency drought status in recent years from the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), resulting in decreased water flows that left rice fields dry, communities short on water and a bay system dangerously close to an environmental disaster.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/lcra-action-could-reduce-water-impacts-rice-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/lcra-action-could-reduce-water-impacts-rice-growers#comments Grains Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:03:00 +0000 88341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com