Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Sorghum producers should watch for sugarcane aphids http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-should-watch-sugarcane-aphids <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grain sorghum producers from South Texas, into the Blacklands, up into Oklahoma and the Texas High Plains should be alert this year for sugarcane aphid infestations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-should-watch-sugarcane-aphids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-should-watch-sugarcane-aphids#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Thu, 12 Feb 2015 20:29:00 +0000 90931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Allen Knutson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist, Dallas, gave an overview of the sugarcane aphid at the Blackland Income Growth Conference held in Waco recently.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Grain marketing specialist offers little good news http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-marketing-specialist-offers-little-good-news <div class="node-body article-body">Burdensome stocks make market opportunities for wheat, corn and soybeans less than rosy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-marketing-specialist-offers-little-good-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-marketing-specialist-offers-little-good-news#comments Grains Corn Wheat Mon, 09 Feb 2015 18:11:00 +0000 90841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Farmers and ranchers settle in to hear the latest on markets, production tips and legislation at the seond Annual Red River Crops Conference, held ths year in Childress, Texas.</p> Sesame, guar may provide drought-tolerant crop options http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sesame-guar-may-provide-drought-tolerant-crop-options <div class="node-body article-body">Sesame has been a good crop option for Texas Rolling Plains' farmers Delby Darr and Kyle Streit, who farm together near Iowa Park. They like the drought and heat tolerance they get from sesame, and they say it works well in rotation with winter wheat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sesame-guar-may-provide-drought-tolerant-crop-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sesame-guar-may-provide-drought-tolerant-crop-options#comments Grains Grains Tue, 03 Feb 2015 19:34:00 +0000 90741 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>SESAME may offer&nbsp; southern Plains farmers a heat and drought tolerant crop option, depending on contract offerings and good production practices.</p> Sugarcane aphid update presented at South Texas gathering http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-update-presented-south-texas-gathering <div class="node-body article-body"> Sugarcane aphids reported wintering on both remnant sorghum and in Johnson grass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-update-presented-south-texas-gathering" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-update-presented-south-texas-gathering#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 14 Jan 2015 22:11:00 +0000 90541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids infest grain sorghum in Northeast Texas.</p> Texas rice producers to gather for production planning http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-producers-gather-production-planning <div class="node-body article-body"> President Obama's planned initiative to ease embargo restrictions on Cuba is some of the best news rice producers have heard in 40 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-producers-gather-production-planning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-producers-gather-production-planning#comments Grains Rice Mon, 12 Jan 2015 20:16:00 +0000 90491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Feed grain outlook influenced by record corn yield http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/feed-grain-outlook-influenced-record-corn-yield <div class="field-byline"> Mark Welch, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension economist; Kim Anderson, Scott Clawson, Oklahoma State University Extension economists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Both the U.S. and world 2014 corn crops were the largest in history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/feed-grain-outlook-influenced-record-corn-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/feed-grain-outlook-influenced-record-corn-yield#comments Grains Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Fri, 09 Jan 2015 17:12:00 +0000 90391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Back-to-back favorable years of corn production have resulted in a dramatic drop in prices.</p> Weekly grain and cotton export report from Pat McClatchy http://southwestfarmpress.com/weekly-grain-and-cotton-export-report-pat-mcclatchy <div class="node-body link-body">Cotton, corn and soybean exports fell toward the end of the year, which usually happens as the holiday season comes to a close, says Pat McClatchy, executive vice president of the Ag Market Network in his weekly export wrap.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> No </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/weekly-grain-and-cotton-export-report-pat-mcclatchy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:26:00 +0000 90231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sugarcane aphid webinar set Jan. 12 in Corpus Christi http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-webinar-set-jan-12-corpus-christi <div class="field-byline"> Jason P. Ott, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A Coastal Bend Sugarcane Aphid Update Webinar will be held Jan. 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research and Extension Center at Corpus Christi, 10345 State Highway 44.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-webinar-set-jan-12-corpus-christi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-webinar-set-jan-12-corpus-christi#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:50:00 +0000 90101 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The sugarcane aphid has become a significant pest for Texas grain sorghum producers.</p> Key ag production conferences set for January http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/key-ag-production-conferences-set-january <div class="node-body article-body">Upcoming conferences feature multi-crop discussions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/key-ag-production-conferences-set-january" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/key-ag-production-conferences-set-january#comments Grains Crops Mon, 29 Dec 2014 17:41:00 +0000 90091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Watch marketing year average price to help farm bill decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions <div class="node-body video-body">Farmers have numerous choices in the Agricultural Act of 2014 or 2014 farm bill, and those choices are there because someone fought for them, Texas A&M University economist says.</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/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/watch-marketing-year-average-price-help-farm-bill-decisions#comments Equipment Government Grains Fri, 12 Dec 2014 17:50:00 +0000 89901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com