Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Planting date and variety selection may affect sugarcane aphid management http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> With the support of Texas Grain Sorghum Producers, Szczepaniec is testing several different strategies to determine their effectiveness in combating this fairly new pest to the Texas Panhandle.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:02:00 +0000 100951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife entomologist, scouts for sugarcane aphids on sorghum.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter) Changes at EPA causing more than heartburn for farmers: Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental activist groups are doing a "masterful job" manipulating EPA and the courts to threaten products needed by producers to grow their crops.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii#comments Grains Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:05:00 +0000 100711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sorghum Producers concerned about future of sugarcane aphid control http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control <div class="node-body article-body">National Sorghum Producers seeking more certainty for products needed to control sugarcane aphids outbreaks in growers' crops. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control#comments Grains Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:08:00 +0000 100681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rice one of the most manipulated crops, including in the U.S. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. rice industry attempting to persuade Obama administration to make more use of rice in food programs to offset damage from Trans-Pacific Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us#comments Government Grains Markets Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:59:00 +0000 100621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sugarcane aphid numbers at threshold in Texas High Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarcane aphid numbers are increasing rapidly in grain sorghum fields across the Texas High Plains.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:34:00 +0000 100441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids are being found in sorghum crops in the High Plains.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) News of agribusiness: Dow AgroSciences receives EPA registration for Quelex herbicide http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide <div class="node-body article-body"> “Quelex offers two modes of action and a new active ingredient, Arylex active, the first member of a new chemical family of Group 4 herbicides.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide#comments Grains Wheat Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:38:00 +0000 100421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com South Texas genetics company looks for bright future http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future <div class="node-body article-body">The company has grown from a regional seed supplier serving mostly South Texas to a national seed genetics and distribution company.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future#comments Grains Corn Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:09:00 +0000 100381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>B-H Genetics in South Texas recently held its annual field day.</p> Ordner named Man of the Year in Agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ordner-named-man-year-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Texas County Agriculture Agents Association (TCAAA) recognized Ordner as one of the 2016 recipients of the "Man of the Year in Texas Agriculture Award,"</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ordner-named-man-year-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ordner-named-man-year-agriculture#comments Grains Thu, 28 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 100351 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Bill Ordner shows&nbsp; the Man-of-the year plaque he received from, Texas County Agriculture Agents Association, shown here&nbsp; are (from the left)&nbsp; nephew Skip Parr, wife Virginia, Ordner and son Scott. Ordenr received the award July 19, at the Baylor Club inside McLane Stadium in Waco.</p> GOP Platform calls for separate 2018 farm bill and SNAP programs http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gop-platform-calls-separate-2018-farm-bill-and-snap-programs <div class="node-body video-body">House Agriculture Committee Chairman Mike Conaway, R-Texas, says congressional ag leaders will have to work through GOP platform plank on SNAP, farm bill.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gop-platform-calls-separate-2018-farm-bill-and-snap-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/gop-platform-calls-separate-2018-farm-bill-and-snap-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Mon, 25 Jul 2016 22:11:00 +0000 100231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Answer Tech Summit showcases WinField US’s commitment to ag data management http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/answer-tech-summit-showcases-winfield-us-s-commitment-ag-data-management <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2016 Answer Tech Summit is the first since Land O’Lakes, Inc. (WinField US Parent Company) and United Suppliers, Inc. merged last fall, creating “a single, relevant and competitive system of independent agricultural retailers.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/answer-tech-summit-showcases-winfield-us-s-commitment-ag-data-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/answer-tech-summit-showcases-winfield-us-s-commitment-ag-data-management#comments Grains Grains Inputs Thu, 14 Jul 2016 22:54:00 +0000 100071 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Microsoft&#39;s Grad Conn with a satellite model at the Winfield US Answer Tech Summit, BEYOND, in Dallas, Texas</p>