Markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 WTO COOL ruling favors Canada and Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wto-cool-ruling-favors-canada-and-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. trade officials have until late December to file an appeal with the World Trade Organization over latest COOL ruling.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wto-cool-ruling-favors-canada-and-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/markets/wto-cool-ruling-favors-canada-and-mexico#comments Markets Marketing and Promotion Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:52:00 +0000 89041 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> 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