Markets http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6091/more en 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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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 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