Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en 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 Price Risk Management Seminars: Cotton Marketing Education 101 and Beyond http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/price-risk-management-seminars-cotton-marketing-education-101-and-beyond <div class="field-byline"> Brad Robb, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The real genesis of the Cotton Price Risk Management Seminars began within the mill segment, but soon moved into the producer segment,” said Reeves.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/price-risk-management-seminars-cotton-marketing-education-101-and-beyond" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/price-risk-management-seminars-cotton-marketing-education-101-and-beyond#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 18 Mar 2015 23:32:00 +0000 91571 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>JOHN ROBINSON, professor and Extension economist-cotton marketing for the AgriLife Extension Service at Texas A&amp;M, and Hedrick Shoaf, Shoaf Cotton Company, Milan, Tenn., discuss the 2015 cotton planting intentions before the start of Cotton Incorporated&rsquo;s 2015 Price Risk Management Seminar held at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn.</p> COTTON SPIN: Lingering El Niño Possibilities http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-lingering-el-ni-o-possibilities <div class="node-body article-body">El Niño events can significantly affect cotton production by changing the pattern of moisture and temperature.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-lingering-el-ni-o-possibilities" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-lingering-el-ni-o-possibilities#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 18 Mar 2015 22:00:00 +0000 91541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The 2015 growing season could have effect on cotton markets.</p> COTTON SPIN: External influences to cotton prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-external-influences-cotton-prices <div class="node-body article-body">USDA lowered the estimate of world cotton production by 130,000 bales, with decreases in Central Asia and elsewhere outweighing small production increases in Pakistan and West Africa.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-external-influences-cotton-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-external-influences-cotton-prices#comments Cotton Cotton Fri, 13 Mar 2015 17:46:00 +0000 91441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton outlook changed little with the latest USDA report.</p> South Plains workshops help make 2015 crop decisions http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-plains-workshops-help-make-2015-crop-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Four profitability workshops scheduled for South Plains farmers will offer some guidance as producers prepare to plant spring crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-plains-workshops-help-make-2015-crop-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/south-plains-workshops-help-make-2015-crop-decisions#comments Cotton Crops Wed, 11 Mar 2015 21:30:00 +0000 91381 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As farmers prepare to plant spring crops, many face uncrtainties with low prices and a new farm program.</p> Cotton growers should use caution in cutting costs http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-growers-should-use-caution-cutting-costs <div class="node-body article-body">The temptation to cut production costs is understandable. But wholesale cuts could mean digging a deeper hole.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-growers-should-use-caution-cutting-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-growers-should-use-caution-cutting-costs#comments Cotton Cotton Weeds Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:50:00 +0000 91231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>GAYLON MORGAN, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension state cotton specialist, talks cotton at a field day last summer. Morgan says cotton farmers should be wary of across-the-board production cost cuts, even with a depressed market.</p> (Photo courtesy Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife) Cotton and grain on the minds of South Texas farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-grain-minds-south-texas-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton remains popular in South Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-grain-minds-south-texas-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-and-grain-minds-south-texas-farmers#comments Cotton Cotton Grain Sorghum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:16:00 +0000 91201 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton remains a popular crop in South Texas.</p> Three generations of cotton farmers learn from each other http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/three-generations-cotton-farmers-learn-each-other <div class="node-body article-body">The experience of grandfather and fathers plus the technological expertise of the sons bridges three generations and a half-century to create a system that allows each to contribute special skills to the operation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/three-generations-cotton-farmers-learn-each-other" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/three-generations-cotton-farmers-learn-each-other#comments Cotton Cotton Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:39:00 +0000 91181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>THE SCHOEPFS, of Lorenzo Texas: Mark, Josh, employee Cory Adams, Matt, Bryan, John and Marvin gather around a piece of equipment Matt, aka Mr. Fixit, is working on.</p> COTTON SPIN: What is the quality of the Chinese cotton reserves? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-what-quality-chinese-cotton-reserves <div class="node-body article-body">If only half of the Chinese reserve is reasonable quality, that is enough to significantly substitute for foreign imports and weaken your market price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-what-quality-chinese-cotton-reserves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-what-quality-chinese-cotton-reserves#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:47:00 +0000 91091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <div> <p>Chinese reserve cotton bales on a gin yard, November 2012</p> </div> Photo by John Robinson, Texas AgriLife Extension Red River Crops Conference covers multiple crops, marketing and farm bill http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-covers-multiple-crops-marketing-and-farm-bill <div class="node-body gallery-body">Red River Crops Conference offers updates on multiple crops, legislation and markets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-covers-multiple-crops-marketing-and-farm-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/red-river-crops-conference-covers-multiple-crops-marketing-and-farm-bill#comments Cotton Crops Conferences Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:11:00 +0000 90981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Sesame farmers Kyle Streit and Delby Darr</p>