Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Sharp pencil is the most important tool for wheat/corn producer http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sharp-pencil-most-important-tool-wheatcorn-producer <div class="node-body article-body">Persistent spring rains, starting back in March, curbed wheat yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sharp-pencil-most-important-tool-wheatcorn-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sharp-pencil-most-important-tool-wheatcorn-producer#comments Grains Corn Wheat Tue, 25 Aug 2015 18:00:00 +0000 93991 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Eric Akins looks at some of the last rows of corn he&rsquo;ll harvest for 2015. As soon as the last load is in the bin he&rsquo;ll start planning for fall wheat planting. He typically plants half wheat and half corn, a rotation he says is good for both crops.</p> January and June 2016 wheat prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/january-and-june-2016-wheat-prices <div class="node-body article-body">At this writing, cash wheat prices in Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle range from about $4.25 in southern Oklahoma and the Texas/Oklahoma Panhandle to about $4.50 in central and northern Oklahoma. At mid-July, prices ranged between $5.50 and $5.90. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/january-and-june-2016-wheat-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/january-and-june-2016-wheat-prices#comments Grains Wheat Fri, 21 Aug 2015 16:45:00 +0000 93951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Sugarcane aphid treatment threshold is lowered to reduce damage http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-treatment-threshold-lowered-reduce-damage <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High Plains entomologists suggesting lower threshold for sugarcane aphid treatment.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-treatment-threshold-lowered-reduce-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-treatment-threshold-lowered-reduce-damage#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 19 Aug 2015 20:21:00 +0000 93921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Predawn photo reveals glistening honeydew on grain sorghum.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Pat Porter) High Plains agronomists release wheat ‘Picks’ for 2015 http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/high-plains-agronomists-release-wheat-picks-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Picks criteria include a minimum of three years of data from at least 20 multi-year, multi-site Texas A&M AgriLife High Plains wheat variety trials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/high-plains-agronomists-release-wheat-picks-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/high-plains-agronomists-release-wheat-picks-2015#comments Grains Wheat Wed, 19 Aug 2015 13:12:00 +0000 93901 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The &ldquo;Picks for Texas High Plains Wheat&rdquo; list for 2015 has been released by Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists Dr. Jourdan Bell in Amarillo and Dr. Calvin Trostle in Lubbock.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) Corn diseases likely in late planted Panhandle corn http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-diseases-likely-late-planted-panhandle-corn <div class="field-byline"> Farm Press Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">High Plains corn growers should be alert for late season disease infections.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-diseases-likely-late-planted-panhandle-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/corn-diseases-likely-late-planted-panhandle-corn#comments Grains Corn Wed, 05 Aug 2015 16:56:00 +0000 93671 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Coastal Bend, Texas grain sorghum harvest winding down. http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-sorghum-harvest-winding-down <div class="node-body gallery-body"><p>In spite of a rain delay at planting time, Coastal Bend, Texas, farmers managed to get grain sorghum and other crops planted and are now winding down milo harvest with reports of decent yields.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>(Photos by Carla and Logan Hawkes)</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-sorghum-harvest-winding-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/coastal-bend-texas-grain-sorghum-harvest-winding-down#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Mon, 03 Aug 2015 19:21:00 +0000 93621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sorghum harvest is winding down in South Texas</p> 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>