Markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en Red River Crops Conference: Low prices, high costs challenges for 2016 http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">“No commodity prices look all that good,” said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Economist and Cotton Marketing Specialist John Robinson.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/red-river-crops-conference-low-prices-high-costs-challenges-2016#comments Markets Beef Cotton Grains Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:43:00 +0000 96751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Kim Anderson, professor emeritus of agricultural economics at Oklahoma State University, left, and Stan Bevers, professor and Extension economist for Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension, discussed market outlooks for wheat, and wheat/cattle enterprises at the Red River Crops Conference at Altus, Okla.</p> Calcot's Jarral Neeper to lead Ag Market Network discussion on Jan. 13 http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13 <div class="node-body article-body">Next Ag Market Network monthly teleconference to feature comments by Jarral Neeper, president of Calcot, the California-based marketing cooperative.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/calcots-jarral-neeper-lead-ag-market-network-discussion-jan-13#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Mon, 11 Jan 2016 22:46:00 +0000 96421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Land values flat across the nation, but vary across regions, enterprises http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises <div class="node-body article-body">Land values across the nation have remained relatively flat over the past year, with many Corn Belt states showing a decline. But land in most of the Southwest region continues to increase in value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/land-values-flat-across-nation-vary-across-regions-enterprises#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 06 Nov 2015 20:35:00 +0000 95281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cropland value and rental rates vary depending on location and typical cropping systems. Oklahoma State University agricultural economist Damona Doye discussed land values at the recent OSU Rural Economic Outlook Conference.</p> Cuba could become viable trading partner with Texas producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers <div class="node-body gallery-body">Increasing trade with Cuba offers an opportunity to “make a positive impact on human rights.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/cuba-could-become-viable-trading-partner-texas-producers#comments Markets Import and Export Fri, 17 Jul 2015 17:58:00 +0000 93431 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Tractor drivers keep these old tractors running on Cuban co-op farms.</p> Deadly storms in Southwest mount; Farmers asked to search river banks http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks <div class="field-deck"> Rainfall in May sets all-time record </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Continued rains, flooding prompt request for farmers and other landowners to search debris piles along rivers downstream from Wimberly, Texas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Sat, 30 May 2015 16:24:00 +0000 92701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rain makes grain and damages prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Reports are surfacing that recent rains have saved a dying wheat crop. Some producers in Garfield County, Okla., report the rain improved their wheat yield potential from 15 bushels per acre to 24 bushels. The normal yield is 40 bushels per acre.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/rain-makes-grain-and-damages-prices#comments Grains Markets Wheat Fri, 17 Apr 2015 12:44:00 +0000 92041 at http://southwestfarmpress.com March snowfall leaves frustration, beauty in its wake http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/march-snowfall-leaves-frustration-beauty-its-wake <div class="node-body gallery-body">Anytime metropolitan areas get more than a flurry or two, businesses, schools and some agencies shut down.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/march-snowfall-leaves-frustration-beauty-its-wake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/march-snowfall-leaves-frustration-beauty-its-wake#comments Markets Precipitation Fri, 06 Mar 2015 19:07:00 +0000 91331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Stronger dollar could hurt US commodity exports http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/stronger-dollar-could-hurt-us-commodity-exports <div class="node-body article-body">While a stronger dollar may help stabilize prices for certain farm or ranch supply items, it also has a negative impact on exports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/stronger-dollar-could-hurt-us-commodity-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/stronger-dollar-could-hurt-us-commodity-exports#comments Markets Import and Export Wed, 11 Feb 2015 00:32:00 +0000 90871 at http://southwestfarmpress.com The push is on to open Cuban market for US agriculture http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/push-open-cuban-market-us-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Senate Minority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said by lowering the embargo with Cuba, U.S. farmers could easily compete because of lower shipping costs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/push-open-cuban-market-us-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/push-open-cuban-market-us-agriculture#comments Markets Import and Export Wed, 04 Feb 2015 21:22:00 +0000 90771 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New Mexico pecan harvest getting underway http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/new-mexico-pecan-harvest-getting-underway <div class="node-body article-body">“Commercial pecan prices started out okay, but the price has declined somewhat over the last few weeks."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/new-mexico-pecan-harvest-getting-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/new-mexico-pecan-harvest-getting-underway#comments Markets Pecans Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:46:00 +0000 89591 at http://southwestfarmpress.com