Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Fungicide, seed treatment and varieties key to wheat yield http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/fungicide-seed-treatment-and-varieties-key-wheat-yield <div class="node-body article-body">Fallon and other Northeast Texas wheat farmers harvested the best wheat crop they ever made early last summer, and that crop followed No. 2 and No. 3 on the all-time best yield list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/fungicide-seed-treatment-and-varieties-key-wheat-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/fungicide-seed-treatment-and-varieties-key-wheat-yield#comments Grains Wheat Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:23:00 +0000 89611 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>MIKE FALLON CHECKS his planter as he puts in his 2015 wheat crop.</p> Harvest is time to evaluate efforts http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/harvest-time-evaluate-efforts <div class="node-body blog-body">In recent weeks I’ve watched farmers harvest corn, cotton and other crops and have been privileged to ride along as they moved combines and strippers through their fields.</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/harvest-time-evaluate-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/harvest-time-evaluate-efforts#comments Grains Farm Press Blog Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:02:00 +0000 89491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Fall is busy time for farmers.</p> Timely rainfall, better products help boost NE Texas wheat yields http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/timely-rainfall-better-products-help-boost-ne-texas-wheat-yields <div class="node-body video-body">As Northeast Texas farmers finish planting wheat for harvest next spring they wonder if they can make four bumper crops in a row.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/timely-rainfall-better-products-help-boost-ne-texas-wheat-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/timely-rainfall-better-products-help-boost-ne-texas-wheat-yields#comments Grains Wheat Mon, 03 Nov 2014 14:51:00 +0000 89171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Corn prices expected to edge up, could pressure fed cattle bids in 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-expected-edge-could-pressure-fed-cattle-bids-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The record corn harvest in the U.S. and the recent decline in the price of corn could affect planting decisions by grain farmers heading into 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-expected-edge-could-pressure-fed-cattle-bids-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-expected-edge-could-pressure-fed-cattle-bids-2015#comments Grains Corn Thu, 30 Oct 2014 15:10:00 +0000 89121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Recent lower prices in corn could translate into fewer planted acres in 2015, potentially putting pressure on bids for beef cattle next year.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Sugarcane aphid here to stay in Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-here-stay-texas <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The sugarcane aphid became a pest of sorghum for the first time in South Texas in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-here-stay-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-here-stay-texas#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:48:00 +0000 89111 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids cluster on the underside of grain sorghum leaves. The pest decreases yields and secretes a sticky waste called &ldquo;honeydew&rdquo; that gums up combine harvesters.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Raul Villanueva) Conference theme is future use of water and its impact on agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/conference-theme-future-use-water-and-its-impact-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">TPPA conference theme is the future use of water and its impact on agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/conference-theme-future-use-water-and-its-impact-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/conference-theme-future-use-water-and-its-impact-agriculture#comments Grains Canola Mon, 27 Oct 2014 21:18:00 +0000 89081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Canola production will be one of several sessions featured at the Texas Plant Protection Association conference scheduled Dec. 10-11 at the Brazos Center in Bryan.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) 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>