Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en 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> Texas weather rough ride for farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Last week's storms represent only the latest barrage of unstable weather across the region this spring.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/texas-weather-rough-ride-farmers#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Vegetables Cotton Flooding Grains Hay Livestock Vegetables Mon, 23 May 2016 15:08:00 +0000 99031 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton, hay, canola, wheat and a new entomologist are featured in Extension media reports http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports <div class="field-byline"> Texas AgriLife media reports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife offers new information on wheat, canola, hay and new entomologist.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/cotton-hay-canola-wheat-and-new-entomologist-are-featured-extension-media-reports#comments Cotton Government Grains Vegetables Wheat Canola Cotton Hay Vegetables Wheat Mon, 16 May 2016 16:14:00 +0000 98911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An adult western flower thrips is pictured on top and the larva on the bottom.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo) Wet spring provides good environment for wheat disease http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-good-environment-wheat-disease <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s a brief look at what Extension wheat specialists are seeing as the crop nears harvest.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-good-environment-wheat-disease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-good-environment-wheat-disease#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Wed, 11 May 2016 19:31:00 +0000 98841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat streak mosaic in wheat growing next to a field in which volunteer wheat had not been controlled in the fall or through the winter.</p> Bob Hunger, Oklahoma State University Extension News of Aribusiness: EPA Expands Approval of Transform WG Insecticide for Use in Sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-aribusiness-epa-expands-approval-transform-wg-insecticide-use-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">Transform Section 18 approvals have been issued in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Kansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee for 2016.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-aribusiness-epa-expands-approval-transform-wg-insecticide-use-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-aribusiness-epa-expands-approval-transform-wg-insecticide-use-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 10 May 2016 19:29:00 +0000 98821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com News of Agribusiness: Trivapro fungicide yield results from Syngenta elevate 2016 corn, soybean and wheat outlook http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-trivapro-fungicide-yield-results-syngenta-elevate-2016-corn-soybean-and-whe <div class="node-body article-body">Under heavier than normal disease pressure, several 2015 field trials conducted in the Midwest and South showed high returns in corn, soybeans and wheat, after applications of Trivapro.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-trivapro-fungicide-yield-results-syngenta-elevate-2016-corn-soybean-and-whe" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-trivapro-fungicide-yield-results-syngenta-elevate-2016-corn-soybean-and-whe#comments Grains Corn Soybean Wheat Tue, 10 May 2016 14:40:00 +0000 98801 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Here's how to judge sugarcane aphid populations in grain sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/heres-how-judge-sugarcane-aphid-populations-grain-sorghum <div class="node-body gallery-body">Texas AgriLife Extension and Research entomologists have developed scouting, sampling and treatment protocols for effective control and to allow beneficial insects opportunity to control low-level populations.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/heres-how-judge-sugarcane-aphid-populations-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/heres-how-judge-sugarcane-aphid-populations-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 09 May 2016 17:22:00 +0000 98791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Immature Sugarcane Aphids. Populations may build to damaging levels in a hurry.</p> How to scout for sugarcane aphids in sorghum to achieve effective control http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/how-scout-sugarcane-aphids-sorghum-achieve-effective-control <div class="node-body article-body">Here’s how to scout sorghum for sugarcane aphids to develop a timely and effective control program, according to Texas AgriLife Extension entomologists and a Scouting Sugarcane Aphid scout card .</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/how-scout-sugarcane-aphids-sorghum-achieve-effective-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/how-scout-sugarcane-aphids-sorghum-achieve-effective-control#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 09 May 2016 16:52:00 +0000 98781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphid may cause significant damage to grain sorghum if not detected and treated.</p> Texas AgriLife photo Kansas wheat crop seen rebounding 19% to add to global surplus http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/kansas-wheat-crop-seen-rebounding-19-add-global-surplus <div class="field-byline"> Jeff Wilson, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The wheat harvest in Kansas will rebound 19 percent this year, according to findings from a crop tour, meaning favorable weather in the largest U.S. grower of the grain will likely exacerbate a global glut.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/kansas-wheat-crop-seen-rebounding-19-add-global-surplus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/kansas-wheat-crop-seen-rebounding-19-add-global-surplus#comments Grains Wheat Mon, 09 May 2016 12:39:00 +0000 98751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com