Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Will wheat prices reach $6? http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/will-wheat-prices-reach-6 <div class="node-body article-body">The odds of $6 wheat during the next six months in Oklahoma and Texas are about 10 percent. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/will-wheat-prices-reach-6" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/will-wheat-prices-reach-6#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Fri, 24 Jul 2015 19:24:00 +0000 93531 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat market is influenced by a lot of factors.</p> OSU selects Jeff Edwards to head plant and soil sciences department http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/osu-selects-jeff-edwards-head-plant-and-soil-sciences-department <div class="field-byline"> Donald Stotts </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Jeff Edwards is new OSU plant and soil sciences department head.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/osu-selects-jeff-edwards-head-plant-and-soil-sciences-department" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/osu-selects-jeff-edwards-head-plant-and-soil-sciences-department#comments Grains Tue, 21 Jul 2015 16:02:00 +0000 93481 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Advanced Training for Agricultural Professionals offers unique educational opportunity http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/advanced-training-agricultural-professionals-offers-unique-educational-opportunity <div class="node-body article-body">The inaugural Advanced Training for Agricultural Professionals program will be held Sept. 7- 9.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/advanced-training-agricultural-professionals-offers-unique-educational-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/advanced-training-agricultural-professionals-offers-unique-educational-opportunity#comments Grains Corn Mon, 20 Jul 2015 17:38:00 +0000 93451 at http://southwestfarmpress.com ‘Ag is a roller coaster,’ no use to be pessimistic http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-roller-coaster-no-use-be-pessimistic <div class="node-body article-body">If not ecstatic about crop and market prospects, Jay Wilder wasn’t despondent either.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-roller-coaster-no-use-be-pessimistic" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/ag-roller-coaster-no-use-be-pessimistic#comments Grains Cotton Grains Vegetables Tue, 14 Jul 2015 15:07:00 +0000 93351 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A three-inch rain may have been a good thing for newly planted double-crop soybeans for Central Texas farmer Jay Wilder.</p> SCA numbers jump in South Texas sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-numbers-jump-south-texas-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">Recent scouting efforts have uncovered growing numbers of SCA in recent days causing Valley AgriLife officials to issue an alert to area sorghum growers on Wednesday.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-numbers-jump-south-texas-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-numbers-jump-south-texas-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Fri, 10 Jul 2015 15:11:00 +0000 93331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Crop officials up and down the coast are now warning Texas growers to step up scouting of sorghum fields and prepare for a possible late season outbreak.</p> Texas AgriLife Extension Surprise, surprise – 95 cents in seven days http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/surprise-surprise-95-cents-seven-days <div class="node-body article-body">If you’re surprised by a higher price for wheat, it is probably wise to capture some of it.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/surprise-surprise-95-cents-seven-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/surprise-surprise-95-cents-seven-days#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Mon, 06 Jul 2015 12:15:00 +0000 93211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat prices make an unexpected jump.</p> Sugarcane aphids are back in Central Texas and the High Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-are-back-central-texas-and-high-plains <div class="field-byline"> Texas AgriLife reports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarcane aphids have been identified in the Texas High Plains and in West Central Texas in the past few days.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-are-back-central-texas-and-high-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-are-back-central-texas-and-high-plains#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 01 Jul 2015 16:00:00 +0000 93181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Pictured are about 180 sugarcane aphids on a sorghum leaf, well above the 50-aphid trigger-to-treat number experts advise.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Pat Porter) South Texas crop life after the deluge http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-crop-life-after-deluge <div class="node-body article-body">Corn and sorghum plants that were lodging from the high winds and floods are growing taller and looking healthier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-crop-life-after-deluge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-crop-life-after-deluge#comments Grains Precipitation Mon, 29 Jun 2015 19:26:00 +0000 93141 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Flooded crops across the state posed multiple challenges for Texas farmers, but some clear, warm weather and good soil moisture some see potential for good yields.</p> Texas rice crop conditions vary; rainfall helps and hurts http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-crop-conditions-vary-rainfall-helps-and-hurts <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many Texas rice producers were rained out of field this spring as persistent rainfall prevented planting, damaged planted acreage and encouraged disease pressure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-crop-conditions-vary-rainfall-helps-and-hurts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-rice-crop-conditions-vary-rainfall-helps-and-hurts#comments Grains Rice Wed, 24 Jun 2015 15:04:00 +0000 93051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The condition of Texas rice varied widely this past week, according to Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service county agent weekly reports.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Robert Burns) Saturated soils set back corn, grain sorghum crops http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/saturated-soils-set-back-corn-grain-sorghum-crops <div class="node-body article-body">Persistent rainfall dumped as much as 15 inches on Central Texas in May, resulting in saturated or flooded fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/saturated-soils-set-back-corn-grain-sorghum-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/saturated-soils-set-back-corn-grain-sorghum-crops#comments Grains Grains Tue, 23 Jun 2015 14:04:00 +0000 93021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wind and heavy rain continued to pound Central and South Texas well into June, resulting in damaged root systems and nutrient deficiiencies.</p>