Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Ugly truck wanted http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-wanted <div class="node-body blog-body">Ugly truck photo contest will award $100 prize to winner.</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/ugly-truck-wanted" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/ugly-truck-wanted#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:00 +0000 87081 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Miller elected to Texas Plant Protection Association Board of Directors http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/miller-elected-texas-plant-protection-association-board-directors <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. Travis Miller, interim associate director for state operations with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, has been elected to the board of directors for the Texas Plant Protection Association.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/miller-elected-texas-plant-protection-association-board-directors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/miller-elected-texas-plant-protection-association-board-directors#comments Management Trade Associations Thu, 17 Jul 2014 14:46:00 +0000 87001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Travis Miller, interim associate director for state operations with the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service, has been elected to the board of directors with the Texas Plant Protection Association. (Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Communications photo by Kathleen Phillips</p> New online course announced: The ABCs of MRLs http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-online-course-announced-abcs-mrls <div class="node-body article-body">A new continuing education course – The ABCs of MRLs – sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection and development by Penton Ag outlines the MRL issue and how to find information on compliance with regulations established by 150 of America’s trading partners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-online-course-announced-abcs-mrls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-online-course-announced-abcs-mrls#comments Management Agrochemicals Fri, 11 Jul 2014 19:19:00 +0000 86951 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Eyesight important plant diagnostic tool http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/eyesight-important-plant-diagnostic-tool <div class="node-body article-body">One of the best tools to detect crop nutrient deficiencies in crops could be the farmer’s eyes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/eyesight-important-plant-diagnostic-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/eyesight-important-plant-diagnostic-tool#comments Management Crops Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:03:00 +0000 86601 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Thirty six years of miles and memories http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">Someone is credited with saying something like: if you love your job you’ll never work a day in your life. I guess I haven’t worked much in 36 years.</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/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thirty-six-years-miles-and-memories#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:53:00 +0000 86441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com USDA programs will conserve sensitive land and help beginning farmers http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/usda-programs-will-conserve-sensitive-land-and-help-beginning-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that farmers, ranchers and landowners committed to protecting and conserving environmentally sensitive land may now sign up for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The Secretary also announced that retiring farmers enrolled in CRP could receive incentives to transfer a portion of their land to beginning, disadvantaged or veteran farmers through the Transition Incentives Program (TIP).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/usda-programs-will-conserve-sensitive-land-and-help-beginning-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/usda-programs-will-conserve-sensitive-land-and-help-beginning-farmers#comments Government Management Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:14:00 +0000 86321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Drought may increase grasshopper troubles http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/drought-may-increase-grasshopper-troubles <div class="field-byline"> Donald Stotts, Oklahoma State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Grasshopper infestations may show up like a Biblical plague this summer in sections of Oklahoma Parts of Oklahoma already suffering from a plague of.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/drought-may-increase-grasshopper-troubles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/drought-may-increase-grasshopper-troubles#comments Management Fri, 13 Jun 2014 15:06:00 +0000 86311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part II http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii <div class="node-body video-body">Growers and IPM specialists who were concerned the outbreak of a new variety of sugarcane aphid in 2013 could be a sign of bad things to come are being proven right, IPM specialists say</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/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-ii#comments Grains Management Mon, 09 Jun 2014 21:52:00 +0000 86251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com New sugarcane aphid causing sticky problems for Deep South grain sorghum producers - Part I http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i <div class="node-body video-body">New variation of sugarcane aphid could be felt from Texas to Florida or as far north as Kansas, Texas AgriLife entomologists say.</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/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/new-sugarcane-aphid-causing-sticky-problems-deep-south-grain-sorghum-producers-part-i#comments Grains Management Mon, 09 Jun 2014 15:28:00 +0000 86231 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Ag needs to improve communication efforts http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-needs-improve-communication-efforts <div class="node-body article-body">The agriculture industry needs to do a better job of educating the public about the challenges of feeding a growing population and the necessity of using both traditional methods and new technology to achieve sustainable food production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-needs-improve-communication-efforts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-needs-improve-communication-efforts#comments Management Management Tue, 03 Jun 2014 21:48:00 +0000 86131 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Ag industry companies are aggressive about aricultural research, but government investment in public institutions is a good investment, says&nbsp; Monsanto President and COO Brett Begemann.</p>