Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en 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 Recalling the days before map apps http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/recalling-days-map-apps <div class="node-body blog-body">I used to keep a large road atlas in my vehicle and recall many occasions when I’d pull off the road to find out how to get from places like Cairo, Ga., to Possum Kingdom, S.C.</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/recalling-days-map-apps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/recalling-days-map-apps#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 Aug 2014 17:01:00 +0000 87961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Forces driving U.S. land values set the stage for an asset bubble http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/forces-driving-us-land-values-set-stage-asset-bubble <div class="node-body article-body"> Land values have responded to fundamental drivers. However, these fundamental drivers are changing quickly.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/forces-driving-us-land-values-set-stage-asset-bubble" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/forces-driving-us-land-values-set-stage-asset-bubble#comments Management Inputs Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:24:00 +0000 87591 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Texas agriculture takes a hit from Russian food ban http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-agriculture-takes-hit-russian-food-ban <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Russia's food ban could have a significant impact on Texas, according to Luis Ribera, AgriLife Extension international trade economist in College Station.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-agriculture-takes-hit-russian-food-ban" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-agriculture-takes-hit-russian-food-ban#comments Management Import and Export Fri, 08 Aug 2014 15:46:00 +0000 87531 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Luis Ribera, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service international trade economist, College Station.</p> (AgriLife Communications photo by Rod Santa Ana) Trio of pests threaten Texas crops and people http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/trio-pests-threaten-texas-crops-and-people <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns and Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mosquitoes, armyworms and fruit-damaging flies invade 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/management/trio-pests-threaten-texas-crops-and-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/trio-pests-threaten-texas-crops-and-people#comments Management Insecticides Fri, 01 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 87331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The Aedes albopictus or Asian tiger mosquito (shown here) is one of the two mosquito species known to commonly transmit chikungunya. The other is Aedes aegypti. Both species are found in Texas.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Mike Merchant) Fifteen years and counting http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/fifteen-years-and-counting <div class="node-body blog-body">The last 15 years have been the most rewarding of my career. And I’m not done yet.</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/fifteen-years-and-counting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/fifteen-years-and-counting#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:51:00 +0000 87311 at http://southwestfarmpress.com NMSU pollinator project studies plant attraction potential http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/nmsu-pollinator-project-studies-plant-attraction-potential <div class="field-byline"> Angela Simental, NMSU </div> <div class="node-body article-body">In the U.S., “bee pollination is responsible for more than $15 billion in increased crop value each year,” as stated on the USDA’s website. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/nmsu-pollinator-project-studies-plant-attraction-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/nmsu-pollinator-project-studies-plant-attraction-potential#comments Management Management Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:20:00 +0000 87281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Tessa Grasswitz, entomologist, and David R. Dreesen, agronomist and horticulturist, both researchers at NMSU&rsquo;s Los Lunas Agricultural Science Center and the USDA-NRCS Los Lunas Plant Materials Center, work together on the New Mexico Pollinator Project, which aims to conserve bees in New Mexico and educate people about the benefits of pollinators.</p> (NMSU photo by Angela Simental) New funding available for feral swine control http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-funding-available-feral-swine-control <div class="node-body article-body">Wild swine are credited with causing as much as $500 million in economic damage in Texas every year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-funding-available-feral-swine-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/new-funding-available-feral-swine-control#comments Management Wildlife Management Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:35:00 +0000 87201 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Multiple factors creating weed problems http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/multiple-factors-creating-weed-problems <div class="node-body article-body">Specialists across the Southwest agree that weed resistance has become a more serious problem in recent years.</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/management/multiple-factors-creating-weed-problems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/multiple-factors-creating-weed-problems#comments Management Resistant Weeds Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:27:00 +0000 87161 at http://southwestfarmpress.com 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