Markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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> Strawberry picking time in Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/strawberry-picking-time-texas <div class="node-body article-body">Nearly 100,000 people from across the state are preparing to invade Poteet for the 67th Annual Poteet Strawberry Festival April 4-6.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/strawberry-picking-time-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/strawberry-picking-time-texas#comments Markets Fruits Tue, 01 Apr 2014 11:30:00 +0000 84691 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas consumers see only small increase in food prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/texas-consumers-see-only-small-increase-food-prices <div class="field-byline"> Texas Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas consumers are paying only slightly more for food items than they were at the end of last year, according to Texas Farm Bureau’s Grocery Price Watch</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/texas-consumers-see-only-small-increase-food-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/texas-consumers-see-only-small-increase-food-prices#comments Markets State Thu, 20 Mar 2014 00:38:00 +0000 84411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat Outlook: Jekyll trumps Hyde http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-outlook-jekyll-trumps-hyde <div class="field-byline"> Kim Anderson, Oklahoma State University; Mark Welch, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The world has more than adequate wheat to meet demand while the U.S. wheat supply (especially hard red winter wheat) is relatively tight.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-outlook-jekyll-trumps-hyde" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-outlook-jekyll-trumps-hyde#comments Management Markets Wheat Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Thu, 16 Jan 2014 19:34:00 +0000 82971 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cotton market outlook http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-outlook <div class="field-byline"> John Robinson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service; Jason Pace, Oklahoma State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If China stops stockpiling and/or starts to consume their stockpiles, it will reduce their import demand for cotton. That would create more surplus U.S. cotton than previously expected, and result in weaker U.S. prices. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-outlook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-market-outlook#comments Cotton Markets Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Marketing and Promotion Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:29:00 +0000 82891 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Cattle Outlook – 2013’s year of records http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cattle-outlook-2013-s-year-records <div class="field-byline"> David P. Anderson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Outlook: Last year was a record setting year in the cattle industry with record high prices for calves, feeder and fed cattle, the Choice beef cutout, and retail beef prices. Building on those records will be the challenge in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cattle-outlook-2013-s-year-records" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cattle-outlook-2013-s-year-records#comments Livestock Markets Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Marketing and Promotion Wed, 15 Jan 2014 21:11:00 +0000 82881 at http://southwestfarmpress.com U.S. agricultural trade continues as bright spot http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-agricultural-trade-continues-bright-spot <div class="field-byline"> Parr Rosson, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service; Larry Sanders, Oklahoma State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture continues to be a bright spot for U.S. trade. Record-breaking agricultural exports and imports are expected to moderate somewhat but remain relatively high for 2014. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-agricultural-trade-continues-bright-spot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/us-agricultural-trade-continues-bright-spot#comments Markets Import and Export Thu, 09 Jan 2014 22:10:00 +0000 82741 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat prices on a slippery slope http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-prices-slippery-slope <div class="node-body article-body">Larger wheat and corn crops are pressuring wheat prices and could push KC December wheat possibly down to contract $6.30 per bushel. The price risk is that the seasonal price trend is normally set in late-August and early-September. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-prices-slippery-slope" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wheat-prices-slippery-slope#comments Grains Markets Wheat Mon, 09 Sep 2013 19:21:00 +0000 78942 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Mexican super highway challenges Texas preparedness http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/mexican-super-highway-challenges-texas-preparedness <div class="node-body article-body">Super highway will soon connect the Pacific Ocean to the Gulf of Mexico at the Port of Brownsville, Texas</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/mexican-super-highway-challenges-texas-preparedness" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/mexican-super-highway-challenges-texas-preparedness#comments Markets Import and Export Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:14:00 +0000 78722 at http://southwestfarmpress.com