Grains http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Texas AgriLife agronomist warns sorghum growers about armyworms http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-agrilife-agronomist-warns-sorghum-growers-about-armyworms <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pat Porter, AgriLife Extension entomologist at Lubbock, reports large numbers of both armyworm moths and larvae throughout the region. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-agrilife-agronomist-warns-sorghum-growers-about-armyworms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/texas-agrilife-agronomist-warns-sorghum-growers-about-armyworms#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Wed, 27 Aug 2014 16:01:00 +0000 87881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As grain sorghum matures, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service agronomists and entomologists are warning to producers to diligently scout fields for armyworms.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns.) Burdensome supply depressing wheat prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/burdensome-supply-depressing-wheat-prices <div class="node-body video-body">Burdensome wheat supplies will depress prices in the short term, but the underlying demand for grains bodes well for the long-term market outlook, says Mark Welch, Texas AgriLife Extension grain marketing economist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/burdensome-supply-depressing-wheat-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/burdensome-supply-depressing-wheat-prices#comments Grains Tue, 19 Aug 2014 13:03:00 +0000 87661 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Regulations pose challenges for Texas wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/regulations-pose-challenges-texas-wheat <div class="node-body video-body">Burdensome regulations and meeting sustainability standards pose challenges for Texas wheat growers in the coming years, says Steelee Fischbacher, director of policy and marketing for the Texas Wheat Producers Board and Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/regulations-pose-challenges-texas-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/regulations-pose-challenges-texas-wheat#comments Grains Tue, 19 Aug 2014 12:56:00 +0000 87651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Safety net options to fight falling crop prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/safety-net-options-fight-falling-crop-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture economists say for many farmers the new safety net provided by the Agriculture Act of 2014 may help offset the negative reaction of falling corn and soybean prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/safety-net-options-fight-falling-crop-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/safety-net-options-fight-falling-crop-prices#comments Grains Farm Bill 2012 Grains Tue, 05 Aug 2014 16:15:00 +0000 87411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Favorable growing conditions and high productin estimates contribute to declining corn and soybean prices.</p> South Texas making good soybean yields http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-making-good-soybean-yields <div class="field-byline"> Rod Santa Ana, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">South Texas farmers should consider soybeans in their crop mixes, considering the potential for high yields, good prices and relatively low production costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-making-good-soybean-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/south-texas-making-good-soybean-yields#comments Grains Soybean Fri, 01 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 87341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Agricultural experts believe the country&rsquo;s first soybean harvest of 2014 is taking place in deep South Texas. Yields are said to be significantly higher than the state average.</p> (AgriLife Extension photo by Brad Cowan) Sugarcane aphid identified in Oklahoma sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-identified-oklahoma-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">The sugarcane aphid continues its northern march through Southwest grain sorghum fields, putting the crop at risk of severe damage if growers fail to make timely insecticide applications.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-identified-oklahoma-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphid-identified-oklahoma-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Tue, 29 Jul 2014 22:21:00 +0000 87221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>APHIDS CRAWL over the bottom of this grain sorghum leaf. Heavy infestations of the pest can create severe yield loss and harvest problems.</p> Two pests threaten Texas grain sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/two-pests-threaten-texas-grain-sorghum <div class="field-byline"> Kathleen Phillips and Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife Communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Aphids and fall army worms pose threats to Texas sorghum.</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/two-pests-threaten-texas-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/two-pests-threaten-texas-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Thu, 24 Jul 2014 19:05:00 +0000 87171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Harvesting grain sorghum near San Angelo, Texas</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Steve Byrns) $7 wheat on November 20, 2014 http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/7-wheat-november-20-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">To break the wheat price downtrend, the KC September wheat contract price needs to close above $6.60.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/7-wheat-november-20-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/7-wheat-november-20-2014#comments Grains Wheat Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 87151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As wheat harvest winds down across the Southwest producers look at market opportunities.</p> Sugarcane aphids reach treatment threshold in NE Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-reach-treatment-threshold-ne-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Kendal Wright doesn’t intend to let a heavy infestation of sugarcane aphids jeopardize his chances of making an excellent grain sorghum crop this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-reach-treatment-threshold-ne-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/sugarcane-aphids-reach-treatment-threshold-ne-texas#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:27:00 +0000 87051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas AgriLife Extension IPM specialist Jim Swart, checks a grain sorghum field for sugarcane aphid infestations. Swart says treating the aphid with Transform WG insecticide has proven effective so far this summer</p> Early sugarcane aphid infestation threatens NE Texas grain sorghum http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum <div class="node-body video-body">Timely application of Transform WG insecticide is offering excellent control of sugarcane aphids in Northeast Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/early-sugarcane-aphid-infestation-threatens-ne-texas-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Grain Sorghum Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:26:00 +0000 87041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com