Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Annual beach vacation is truly a “Gift from the Sea.” http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/annual-beach-vacation-truly-gift-sea <div class="node-body blog-body">A trip to the beach is spiritual, primal and restorative. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/annual-beach-vacation-truly-gift-sea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/annual-beach-vacation-truly-gift-sea#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:48:00 +0000 93641 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A sailboat is illuminated by the setting sun.</p> FDA, CDC warn Cyclospora outbreak linked to cilantro from Puebla, Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/fda-cdc-warn-cyclospora-outbreak-linked-cilantro-puebla-mexico <div class="field-deck"> Consumers urged to take precautions </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Centers for Diseaes Control and U.S. Food and Drug Administration taking steps to try to reduce cases of Cyclospora from cilantro grown in Mexico.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/fda-cdc-warn-cyclospora-outbreak-linked-cilantro-puebla-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/fda-cdc-warn-cyclospora-outbreak-linked-cilantro-puebla-mexico#comments Government Management Vegetables Mon, 03 Aug 2015 01:02:00 +0000 93601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Proposed bill could provide loan forgiveness for young farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/proposed-bill-could-provide-loan-forgiveness-young-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">As the annual Future Farmers of America Texas State Convention got underway last week, delegates and officials were riding high on news from Washington that a new bill introduced recently may give young farmers hope for the future as they plan their education in preparation for entry into the farming and ranching industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/proposed-bill-could-provide-loan-forgiveness-young-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/proposed-bill-could-provide-loan-forgiveness-young-farmers#comments Government Management Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:33:00 +0000 93561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com TPPA Conference slated Dec. 8 and 9: “Best one yet” http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-conference-slated-dec-8-and-9-best-one-yet <div class="node-body article-body">Charlie Stenholm, former U.S. Representative from Texas and long-time member of the House Agriculture Committee, opens TPPA conference.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-conference-slated-dec-8-and-9-best-one-yet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-conference-slated-dec-8-and-9-best-one-yet#comments Management TPPA 25 Years Fri, 17 Jul 2015 20:25:00 +0000 93441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Betsy Pierson, TPPA Vice-President (Texas A &amp; M), Eric Castner, TPPA President (DuPont Crop Protection) and Ray Smith, Board Chairman (Biological Research Services) finalize the 2015 Conference program.</p> Bob Sasser, TPPA Three reports you might be interested in reading on GMO and pesticide residue http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/three-reports-you-might-be-interested-reading-gmo-and-pesticide-residue <div class="node-body article-body">Recent reports on GMOs and pesticide residue show how research cuts through emotion and innuendo to get to the facts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/three-reports-you-might-be-interested-reading-gmo-and-pesticide-residue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/three-reports-you-might-be-interested-reading-gmo-and-pesticide-residue#comments Management Sustainable Agriculture Fri, 17 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 93421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Rainfall keeping grasshopper numbers low http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/rainfall-keeping-grasshopper-numbers-low <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lower numbers of grasshoppersweare not unexpected, says Extension entomologist Allen Knutson, Dallas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/rainfall-keeping-grasshopper-numbers-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/rainfall-keeping-grasshopper-numbers-low#comments Management Precipitation Fri, 10 Jul 2015 19:07:00 +0000 93341 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A grasshopper seems to be waiting patiently for a train to pass near Kerens in Central Texas. Grasshopper populations are generally much lower in most of the state this year, most likely because of the excessive late winter and spring rains, said Dr. Allen Knutson, a Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service entomologist, Dallas.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Robert Burns) Good memories: reminiscing on 37 years as Farm Press editor http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/good-memories-reminiscing-37-years-farm-press-editor <div class="node-body blog-body">Farm editor career at 37 years and counting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/good-memories-reminiscing-37-years-farm-press-editor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/good-memories-reminiscing-37-years-farm-press-editor#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:02:00 +0000 93311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com CWD discovered in Medina County raises alarm http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/cwd-discovered-medina-county-raises-alarm <div class="node-body article-body">Chronic wasting disease disease has the potential of spreading to native wildlife herds and could also pose serious risk to the state's captive deer population.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/cwd-discovered-medina-county-raises-alarm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/cwd-discovered-medina-county-raises-alarm#comments Management Livestock Mon, 06 Jul 2015 19:45:00 +0000 93251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com News briefs: Dairy, sorghum and grasshoppers http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers <div class="node-body article-body">Updates on farm bill dairy program, Sorghum Checkoff referendum and a grasshopper invasion on the High Plains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers#comments Management Crops Dairy Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 93221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Grasshoppers are covering up green vegetation across the High Plains and are moving south.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Kay Ledbetter) Independence Day always brings back memories http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">Fireworks, cookouts, baseball games, ice cream and honoring our heritage are all part of Independence Day.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:17:00 +0000 93171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>We wish you a happy and safe Independence Day.</p>