Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Rain makes grain and damages prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Reports are surfacing that recent rains have saved a dying wheat crop. Some producers in Garfield County, Okla., report the rain improved their wheat yield potential from 15 bushels per acre to 24 bushels. The normal yield is 40 bushels per acre.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices#comments Grains Markets Wheat Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:44:00 +0000 92041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com SCA pre-plant update from South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-pre-plant-update-south-texas <div class="node-body article-body">In just one and-a-half growing seasons, South Texas producers suffered significant losses to white sugarcane aphid infestations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-pre-plant-update-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sca-pre-plant-update-south-texas#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Thu, 09 Apr 2015 21:58:00 +0000 91901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>White Sugarcane Aphid.</p> (Scott Armstrong, USDA-ARS) Spring color is abundant in the Southern Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains <div class="node-body gallery-body">It takes some time and it takes some patience but the beauty is there if you look hard enough.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/spring-color-abundant-southern-plains#comments Grains Livestock Management Wheat Management Wed, 08 Apr 2015 22:49:00 +0000 91871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Old barbed wire and new canola blooms</p> NM Extension warning to watch for sugarcane aphids http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/nm-extension-warning-watch-sugarcane-aphids <div class="node-body article-body">The sugarcane aphid has cost Texas sorghum growers more than $38 million in losses since it was first detected along the mid-coast region of the state late in 2013. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/nm-extension-warning-watch-sugarcane-aphids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/nm-extension-warning-watch-sugarcane-aphids#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 07 Apr 2015 16:37:00 +0000 91851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>AFTER treatment, aphid carcasses show proof of effective control</p> Wheat prices predicted to double but weather will be determining factor http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-predicted-double-weather-will-be-determining-factor <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat prices may be (and probably will be) higher than current prices. But $10-plus wheat is just not in the cards.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-predicted-double-weather-will-be-determining-factor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-predicted-double-weather-will-be-determining-factor#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Thu, 02 Apr 2015 21:06:00 +0000 91801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Water management is crucial to grain sorghum profitability http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/water-management-crucial-grain-sorghum-profitability <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Water management will be a crucial factor in improving grain sorghum production efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/water-management-crucial-grain-sorghum-profitability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/water-management-crucial-grain-sorghum-profitability#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 31 Mar 2015 18:20:00 +0000 91731 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Grain sorghum prices have producers considering planting more acreage to the crop this year.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Kay Ledbetter) News of Agribusiness: EPA grants emergency use exemptions for Transform insecticide for sugarcane aphid control http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-epa-grants-emergency-use-exemptions-transform-insecticide-sugarcane-aphid-c <div class="node-body article-body">The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in response to states’ requests, has granted Section 18 emergency use exemptions for Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia and Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-epa-grants-emergency-use-exemptions-transform-insecticide-sugarcane-aphid-c" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-epa-grants-emergency-use-exemptions-transform-insecticide-sugarcane-aphid-c#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 23 Mar 2015 19:46:00 +0000 91641 at http://southwestfarmpress.com China could be key to U.S. grain sorghum crop in 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/china-could-be-key-us-grain-sorghum-crop-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">What will China do this year in terms of importing more or less U.S. corn versus grain sorghum.?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/china-could-be-key-us-grain-sorghum-crop-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/china-could-be-key-us-grain-sorghum-crop-2015#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 23 Mar 2015 16:54:00 +0000 91621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>China will be the key to sorghum export&nbsp; potential for 2015 crop.</p> Sub-tropical jet bringing more heavy rains to South Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Large areas of Texas remain in drought after four years of below average rains. But farmers in south and southeast Texas have delayed planting corn and now soybean as a result of heavy rains and cool weather conditions that have been persistent throughout the winter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/sub-tropical-jet-bringing-more-heavy-rains-south-texas#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Fri, 20 Mar 2015 13:47:00 +0000 91601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Crop observers warn of weather, disease insect threats http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/crop-observers-warn-weather-disease-insect-threats <div class="node-body article-body">Too much rain, too little rain, stripe rust in wheat, cutworms in wheat, and south Texas inundated with rain keep farmers busy scouting fields and watching the weather channel.</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/crop-observers-warn-weather-disease-insect-threats" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/crop-observers-warn-weather-disease-insect-threats#comments Grains Crops Precipitation Thu, 19 Mar 2015 00:25:00 +0000 91581 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Stripe rust started showing up in the Texas wheat crop in late January.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Ron French)