Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Sugarcane aphid monitoring encouraged http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-monitoring-encouraged <div class="field-byline"> Jason Ott, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service and AgriLife Research personnel have been monitoring aphid populations in South Texas sorghum fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-monitoring-encouraged" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-monitoring-encouraged#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:37:00 +0000 85081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Spring planting in South Texas off and running http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/spring-planting-south-texas-and-running <div class="node-body article-body">The wheels of agriculture roll across field and pasture this spring, a brisk start in the Texas southland.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/spring-planting-south-texas-and-running" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/spring-planting-south-texas-and-running#comments Grains Precipitation Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:55:00 +0000 85071 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Food-grade sorghum offers opportunity http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/food-grade-sorghum-offers-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body">Grain sorghum, it’s what’s for breakfast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/food-grade-sorghum-offers-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/food-grade-sorghum-offers-opportunity#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 08 Apr 2014 22:40:00 +0000 84951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>GLEN SCHUR, Plainview, Texas, says food-grade sorghum may offer new opportunities for Southwest farmers.</p> Canola attracting Texas farmer interest http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-attracting-texas-farmer-interest <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Canola is attracting the interest of Texas farmers, offering the possibility of diversifying crop portfolios.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-attracting-texas-farmer-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-attracting-texas-farmer-interest#comments Grains Canola Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:38:00 +0000 84911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Canola field trial varieties at the Texas A&amp;M University farm, serve as a teaching and research platform for the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) Canola field tours slated for April across Oklahoma http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-field-tours-slated-april-across-oklahoma <div class="field-byline"> Don Stotts, OSU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Canola field tours offer farmers opportunity to see potential of winter crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-field-tours-slated-april-across-oklahoma" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-field-tours-slated-april-across-oklahoma#comments Grains Canola Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:28:00 +0000 84901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sorghum Checkoff Seeking Pre-Proposals for Targeted Research, Education http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-checkoff-seeking-pre-proposals-targeted-research-education <div class="node-body article-body">The Sorghum Checkoff is seeking pre-proposals for targeted research and education in strategic program areas including crop improvement, high value markets and renewables.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-checkoff-seeking-pre-proposals-targeted-research-education" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-checkoff-seeking-pre-proposals-targeted-research-education#comments Grains Thu, 03 Apr 2014 20:43:00 +0000 84831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas A&M pays homage to Dr. Norman E. Borlaug on 100th birthday http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-am-pays-homage-dr-norman-e-borlaug-100th-birthday <div class="field-byline"> Kathleen Phillips, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On the 100th anniversary of the birth of Dr. Norman E. Borlaug, his granddaughter vowed to continue his legacy by preparing a new generation of leaders to feed the world from the university he served for the last 25 years of his life.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-am-pays-homage-dr-norman-e-borlaug-100th-birthday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-am-pays-homage-dr-norman-e-borlaug-100th-birthday#comments Grains USDA Wed, 26 Mar 2014 19:02:00 +0000 84601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Julie Borlaug, external relations director for Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research&rsquo;s Norman Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture,</p> Four words explain $1 wheat price increase http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/four-words-explain-1-wheat-price-increase <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat stocks are relatively tight, and a tremendous amount of price variability is present in the market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/four-words-explain-1-wheat-price-increase" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/four-words-explain-1-wheat-price-increase#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Fri, 07 Mar 2014 21:30:00 +0000 84141 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA wheat price outlook projections: fact or fiction http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/usda-wheat-price-outlook-projections-fact-or-fiction <div class="node-body article-body">Weather will be the major determinate of production and price. And we know how accurate meteorologists are. Still, we listen to them every day. Weather information is essential in the planning process.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/usda-wheat-price-outlook-projections-fact-or-fiction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/usda-wheat-price-outlook-projections-fact-or-fiction#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Mon, 03 Mar 2014 17:00:00 +0000 83961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Timely implementation needed for new farm programs http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/timely-implementation-needed-new-farm-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Grain and soybean farmers gathered in San Antonio this week for the annual Commodity Classic agree that implementation of the newly passed Agriculture Act of 2014 will determine how well the new program works.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/timely-implementation-needed-new-farm-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/timely-implementation-needed-new-farm-programs#comments Government Grains Wheat Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 28 Feb 2014 18:19:00 +0000 83941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com