Cotton http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en OSU sets field days, farm tours http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/osu-sets-field-days-farm-tours <div class="node-body article-body">Opportunities available for farmers and industry representatives to observe research and Extension demonstrations over the next few weeks.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/osu-sets-field-days-farm-tours" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/osu-sets-field-days-farm-tours#comments Cotton Cotton Peanuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:27:00 +0000 88291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Concho Valley cotton sets field days http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/concho-valley-cotton-sets-field-days <div class="field-byline"> Steve Byrns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Concho Valley cotton farmers have two events to get updates on cotton issues, production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/concho-valley-cotton-sets-field-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/concho-valley-cotton-sets-field-days#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 18 Sep 2014 01:18:00 +0000 88281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Efficient cotton irrigation demands systems approach http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efficient-cotton-irrigation-demands-systems-approach <div class="node-body article-body">In recent years, growers, even with irrigation, have had a tough time providing enough water to meet a cotton plant's peak demand.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efficient-cotton-irrigation-demands-systems-approach" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/efficient-cotton-irrigation-demands-systems-approach#comments Cotton Cotton Irrigation Wed, 10 Sep 2014 19:09:00 +0000 88161 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>AL SUTHERLAND, Oklahoma Mesonet, left, and Randy Boman, research director and Extension cotton program leader at the Oklahoma State University Research Center in Altus, discuss the importance of evaluating evapotranspiration to determine crop water needs.</p> West Texas, Oklahoma will make dryland cotton this year http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/west-texas-oklahoma-will-make-dryland-cotton-year <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers in West Texas and Western Oklahoma will make some non-irrigated cotton this year, a better outcome than many achieved in the last few seasons.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/west-texas-oklahoma-will-make-dryland-cotton-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/west-texas-oklahoma-will-make-dryland-cotton-year#comments Cotton Drought Cotton Tue, 09 Sep 2014 22:04:00 +0000 88141 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Though rains came too late for many dryland fields in the Texas High Plains for them to reach full yield potential, there are still many reasons to remain optimistic for a good crop, according to a Texas A&amp;M University AgriLife Extension Service agronomist.</p> (Texas AgriLife Communications photo) COTTON SPIN: Carl Anderson the analyst http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-carl-anderson-analyst <div class="node-body article-body">Carl Anderson was a traditional economist trained to think about the world in terms of supply and demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-carl-anderson-analyst" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-spin-carl-anderson-analyst#comments Cotton Cotton Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:34:00 +0000 88111 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Tropical rains slow South Texas harvest, cause problems in Coastal Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/tropical-rains-slow-south-texas-harvest-cause-problems-coastal-texas <div class="field-deck"> Tropical weather systems bringing uncertainty to crops' finish </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Tropical storms bringing moisture to south Texas, along Texas coast and into Louisiana. New Mexico chile peppers and pecans may benefit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/tropical-rains-slow-south-texas-harvest-cause-problems-coastal-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/tropical-rains-slow-south-texas-harvest-cause-problems-coastal-texas#comments Cotton Management Markets Sun, 07 Sep 2014 20:39:00 +0000 88081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Dr. Carl Anderson, marketing expert and friend to the cotton farmer, has died http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">Long-time cotton marketing analyst, Carl Anderson, dies at Texas A&M University. </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/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/dr-carl-anderson-marketing-expert-and-friend-cotton-farmer-has-died#comments Cotton Management Markets Mon, 01 Sep 2014 16:34:00 +0000 88011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Carl Anderson, Extension specialist emeritus with Texas AgriLife at Texas A&amp;M University, died Saturday, Aug. 30.</p> Southeast cotton producers impressed with size of Texas cotton industry http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-cotton-producers-impressed-size-texas-cotton-industry <div class="node-body video-body">Participants in the Southwest leg of the annual PIE program agree that everything does seem bigger in Texas—more equipment, bigger fields, larger gins and bigger problems with weather</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-cotton-producers-impressed-size-texas-cotton-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/southeast-cotton-producers-impressed-size-texas-cotton-industry#comments Cotton Cotton Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:14:00 +0000 87951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton farmers urged to apply for CTAP ASAP http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap <div class="node-body article-body">Texas cotton growers are urged to sign up for CTAP payments by Oct. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-farmers-urged-apply-ctap-asap#comments Cotton Cotton Farm Service Agency (FSA) Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:25:00 +0000 87921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas cotton have to sign up to receive CTAP payments.</p> (Logan Hawkes photo) September 1 is stalk destruction deadline in LRGV http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers in the Lower Rio Grande Valley have until Sept. 1 to complete stalk destruction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/september-1-stalk-destruction-deadline-lrgv#comments Cotton Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:33:00 +0000 87871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>As harvest winds down South Texas cotton growers turn to stalk destruction chores to aid boll weevil eradication efforts.</p> (Logan Hawkes photo)