Corn http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en USDA continues to say record crops are in the offing http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/usda-continues-say-record-crops-are-offing <div class="node-body article-body">USDA forecasting good weather conditions in the Midwest and High Plains will more than make up for crop losses in the Mid-South states.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/usda-continues-say-record-crops-are-offing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/usda-continues-say-record-crops-are-offing#comments Corn Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:24:00 +0000 101251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A combine eats its way across a research trial at the University of Tennessee&#39;s West Tennessee Research and Education Center in Jackson.</p> Canola may deserve a close look for fall planting http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-may-deserve-close-look-fall-planting <div class="node-body article-body">“Winter canola has been successfully grown in north central Oklahoma for the past 13 years.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-may-deserve-close-look-fall-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/canola-may-deserve-close-look-fall-planting#comments Corn Canola Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:19:00 +0000 101211 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Canola may be a viable alternative to wheat for fall planting in parts of the Southwest this fall. Budget numbers, based on yield goals of 35 bushels per acre, show profit potential, according to Oklahoma State University economists.</p> University research uses technology to improve efficiency http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/university-research-uses-technology-improve-efficiency <div class="node-body article-body">University researchers are using new technology to develop better corn hybrids and more efficient irrigation systems to produce higher yielding varieties and to use water resources more efficiently.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/university-research-uses-technology-improve-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/university-research-uses-technology-improve-efficiency#comments Corn Corn Wed, 07 Sep 2016 14:25:00 +0000 101151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Colby Ratcliff, undergraduate student worker in Dr. Seth Murray&rsquo;s corn breeding program, is driving the ground vehicle and using the sensors to capture information about the height &ndash; ultrasonic sensor, the health -vegetative indices, and temperature &ndash; infrared thermometers, of each sorghum plot.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Blair Fannin) Planting date and variety selection may affect sugarcane aphid management http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body"> With the support of Texas Grain Sorghum Producers, Szczepaniec is testing several different strategies to determine their effectiveness in combating this fairly new pest to the Texas Panhandle.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/planting-date-and-variety-selection-may-affect-sugarcane-aphid-management#comments Corn Grain Sorghum Fri, 26 Aug 2016 20:02:00 +0000 100951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Ada Szczepaniec, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife entomologist, scouts for sugarcane aphids on sorghum.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife photo by Kay Ledbetter) Changes at EPA causing more than heartburn for farmers: Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental activist groups are doing a "masterful job" manipulating EPA and the courts to threaten products needed by producers to grow their crops.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/changes-epa-causing-more-heartburn-farmers-part-ii#comments Corn Wed, 17 Aug 2016 18:05:00 +0000 100711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sorghum Producers concerned about future of sugarcane aphid control http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control <div class="node-body article-body">National Sorghum Producers seeking more certainty for products needed to control sugarcane aphids outbreaks in growers' crops. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-producers-concerned-about-future-sugarcane-aphid-control#comments Corn Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:08:00 +0000 100681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rice one of the most manipulated crops, including in the U.S. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. rice industry attempting to persuade Obama administration to make more use of rice in food programs to offset damage from Trans-Pacific Partnership.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/rice-one-most-manipulated-crops-including-us#comments Corn Legislative Outlook Wed, 10 Aug 2016 17:59:00 +0000 100621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sugarcane aphid numbers at threshold in Texas High Plains http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarcane aphid numbers are increasing rapidly in grain sorghum fields across the Texas High Plains.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-numbers-threshold-texas-high-plains#comments Corn Grain Sorghum Tue, 02 Aug 2016 19:34:00 +0000 100441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids are being found in sorghum crops in the High Plains.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) News of agribusiness: Dow AgroSciences receives EPA registration for Quelex herbicide http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide <div class="node-body article-body"> “Quelex offers two modes of action and a new active ingredient, Arylex active, the first member of a new chemical family of Group 4 herbicides.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/news-agribusiness-dow-agrosciences-receives-epa-registration-quelex-herbicide#comments Corn Wheat Tue, 02 Aug 2016 17:38:00 +0000 100421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com South Texas genetics company looks for bright future http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future <div class="node-body article-body">The company has grown from a regional seed supplier serving mostly South Texas to a national seed genetics and distribution company.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-genetics-company-looks-bright-future#comments Corn Corn Mon, 01 Aug 2016 15:09:00 +0000 100381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>B-H Genetics in South Texas recently held its annual field day.</p>