Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Corn prices tumble as supply outlook improves in top exporters http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin and Tatiana Freitas, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn futures in Chicago fell by the most in three years and prices slumped in Sao Paulo state as the supply outlook improves in the U.S. and Brazil, the world’s top exporters.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-prices-tumble-supply-outlook-improves-top-exporters#comments Grains Markets Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:50:00 +0000 99611 at http://southwestfarmpress.com In midst of supply squeeze, Brazil shipping corn to United States http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/midst-supply-squeeze-brazil-shipping-corn-united-states <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin and Tatiana Freitas, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn from Brazil is heading to the U.S., the world’s biggest exporter, just as the South American country grapples with a shortfall of the grain.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/midst-supply-squeeze-brazil-shipping-corn-united-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/midst-supply-squeeze-brazil-shipping-corn-united-states#comments Grains Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:33:00 +0000 99601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Yellow cotton and other problems reported after South Texas rains http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/yellow-cotton-and-other-problems-reported-after-south-texas-rains <div class="node-body article-body">Crop damage from rain events and floodwaters are becoming evident in many fields, especially in cotton and corn along the affected coastal corridor.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/yellow-cotton-and-other-problems-reported-after-south-texas-rains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/yellow-cotton-and-other-problems-reported-after-south-texas-rains#comments Cotton Grains Cotton Fri, 17 Jun 2016 18:55:00 +0000 99561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Corn crop irrigation management key to bottom line http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-crop-irrigation-management-key-bottom-line <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Based on our multiple-year studies, we found using irrigation to meet only 75 to 80 percent of evapotranspiration demand can result in the same yield as meeting 100 percent ET demand in years with an average or above average seasonal rainfall,” says Qingwu Xue.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-crop-irrigation-management-key-bottom-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-crop-irrigation-management-key-bottom-line#comments Grains Corn Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:19:00 +0000 99541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Qingwu Xue, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research crop stress physiologist at Amarillo, compares planting dates and hybrid selection in a field trial near Bushland.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) Weather, mostly rain, dominates Texas AgriLife Extension activities http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/weather-mostly-rain-dominates-texas-agrilife-extension-activities <div class="node-body article-body">Recent reports from the Texas A&M ag communications team detail numerous problems with heavy or persistent rain.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/weather-mostly-rain-dominates-texas-agrilife-extension-activities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/weather-mostly-rain-dominates-texas-agrilife-extension-activities#comments Grains Crops Flooding Wed, 15 Jun 2016 18:37:00 +0000 99491 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Hay producers were busy cutting, raking and baling meadows following a month of weather delays.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Adam Russell) Some Texas farmers reporting crop damage after storms, others say 'wait and see' http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/some-texas-farmers-reporting-crop-damage-after-storms-others-say-wait-and-see <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife Extension teams who have been surveying weather damages across Texas including hard hit areas in the southeast part of the state say there have been reports of corn crops submerged by flood waters, but grain sorghum seemed to fair slightly better.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/some-texas-farmers-reporting-crop-damage-after-storms-others-say-wait-and-see" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/water-shortage/some-texas-farmers-reporting-crop-damage-after-storms-others-say-wait-and-see#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Peanuts Water Shortage Wheat Tue, 07 Jun 2016 16:52:00 +0000 99391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Corn enters bull market on a hot start for U.S. growing season http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Corn futures surged into a bull market on Monday as production concerns in the U.S. and Brazil, the world’s biggest exporters, sparked optimism that the global grain glut will ease.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-enters-bull-market-hot-start-us-growing-season#comments Grains Markets Tue, 07 Jun 2016 15:32:00 +0000 99381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com No room in U.S. grain silos means dumping wheat in parking lots http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-room-us-grain-silos-means-dumping-wheat-parking-lots <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Wilson and Megan Durisin, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Some American wheat farmers are not only going to lose money on every bushel they harvest this month, many won’t have a proper place to store it.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-room-us-grain-silos-means-dumping-wheat-parking-lots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-room-us-grain-silos-means-dumping-wheat-parking-lots#comments Grains Wheat Fri, 03 Jun 2016 12:52:00 +0000 99341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Stiles Farm Field Day June 21 to feature drone technology, sugarcane aphid update http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/stiles-farm-field-day-june-21-feature-drone-technology-sugarcane-aphid-update <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“This year’s field day will feature a demonstration on drone technology and its potential future in Blackland production agriculture,” said Ryan Collett, Stiles Farm manager and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialist.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/stiles-farm-field-day-june-21-feature-drone-technology-sugarcane-aphid-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/stiles-farm-field-day-june-21-feature-drone-technology-sugarcane-aphid-update#comments Grains Conferences Fri, 27 May 2016 15:40:00 +0000 99131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The 53rd annual Stiles Farm Field Day features drone technology demonstrations as well as updates on crop and&nbsp;livestock managementand an aquatic weed management program</p> Texas AgriLife Extension photo by Blair Fannin Farm groups want extension of USDA's program eligibility deadline http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline <div class="field-deck"> New rules came after start of planting season </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 70 farm groups sign letter asking Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to extend the deadline for receiving approval for restructuring from county and state FSA committees.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/farm-groups-want-extension-usdas-program-eligibility-deadline#comments Cotton Government Grains Peanuts Fri, 27 May 2016 12:59:00 +0000 99121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>National Cotton Council President and CEO Gary Adams, left, visits with John Lindamood&nbsp;at the American Cotton Producers spring meeting.</p>