Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Buying and selling a ranch can be tricky, and knowing the ins and outs can make or save you money http://southwestfarmpress.com/beef/buying-and-selling-ranch-can-be-tricky-and-knowing-ins-and-outs-can-make-or-save-you-money <div class="node-body article-body">Texas is known for cattle production. In fact, the state is the number one provider of U.S. beef, and has been for a long time. Texas also boasts the largest number of ranches in the nation.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/beef/buying-and-selling-ranch-can-be-tricky-and-knowing-ins-and-outs-can-make-or-save-you-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/beef/buying-and-selling-ranch-can-be-tricky-and-knowing-ins-and-outs-can-make-or-save-you-money#comments Beef Land Management Wed, 28 Sep 2016 14:58:00 +0000 101511 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Longtime Texas A&M-Commerce agriculture professor Don Reid has died http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">“Doc helped many kids achieve their academic and career goals—too many to count,” Swart said. “He is one of the finest people I have ever known.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/longtime-texas-am-commerce-agriculture-professor-don-reid-has-died#comments Management People Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:20:00 +0000 101441 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Don Reid</p> OSU Rural Outlook conference Oct. 21 http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/osu-rural-outlook-conference-oct-21 <div class="node-body article-body">The annual conference offers Oklahoma and Southwest farmers and ranchers an opportunity to evaluate trends, markets and opportunities in various enterprises at an opportune time to affect decision-making for the 2017 cropping season.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/osu-rural-outlook-conference-oct-21" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/osu-rural-outlook-conference-oct-21#comments Management Management Mon, 12 Sep 2016 12:31:00 +0000 101201 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>OSU agricultural economists Damona Doye and Kim Anderson prepare for presentation at the 2015 Rural Economic Outlook conference. This year&#39;s conference is slated for Oct. 21&nbsp;</p> True patriotism: It’s more than pomp and circumstance http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance <div class="node-body blog-body">I stand for the national anthem and either place my hand over my heart or more likely stand at attention, a habit that was drilled into me during basic training as a member of the Army Reserve.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/true-patriotism-it-s-more-pomp-and-circumstance#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 02 Sep 2016 13:33:00 +0000 101091 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A symbol of liberty.</p> News of agribusiness: The Monsanto Fund provides farmers opportunity to give to community http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-monsanto-fund-provides-farmers-opportunity-give-community <div class="node-body article-body">Through November 30, 2016, eligible farmers residing in eligible counties will have the opportunity to win a $2,500 donation to direct to a local eligible nonprofit organization.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-monsanto-fund-provides-farmers-opportunity-give-community" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-monsanto-fund-provides-farmers-opportunity-give-community#comments Management Crops Wed, 31 Aug 2016 15:26:00 +0000 101021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Mark your calendars for upcoming meetings and field days. http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mark-your-calendars-upcoming-meetings-and-field-days <div class="node-body article-body">Mark your calendars to get the latest information on production, research and markets.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mark-your-calendars-upcoming-meetings-and-field-days" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mark-your-calendars-upcoming-meetings-and-field-days#comments Management Conferences Fri, 26 Aug 2016 19:36:00 +0000 100941 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Cotton and other crops will be on the agendas of upcoming field days, tours and conferences.</p> It was perfectly fine morning to be locked out of the house http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house <div class="node-body blog-body">I sat and absorbed the wonder, the serenity, the tranquility of the morning … as I waited less than patiently for a locksmith to come and let me into my house</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/it-was-perfectly-fine-morning-be-locked-out-house#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 19 Aug 2016 19:47:00 +0000 100811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Here’s how to reduce potential for mosquito-borne illnesses http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/here-s-how-reduce-potential-mosquito-borne-illnesses <div class="node-body article-body">Farm and ranch workers and others who work or travel outdoors should use insect repellant. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/here-s-how-reduce-potential-mosquito-borne-illnesses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/here-s-how-reduce-potential-mosquito-borne-illnesses#comments Management Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:34:00 +0000 100791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Credit: TinkerJulie/Thinkstock Health warnings issued for farm and ranch workers http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/health-warnings-issued-farm-and-ranch-workers <div class="node-body article-body">Zika virus has no known connection with animals; so far the transmission routes appear to be exclusively human-to-human with the necessary help from the right mosquito species.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/health-warnings-issued-farm-and-ranch-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/health-warnings-issued-farm-and-ranch-workers#comments Management Livestock Fri, 19 Aug 2016 14:28:00 +0000 100781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Credit: neuson11/Thinkstock News of Agribusiness: Farmers across the region endorse rural students for $42,000 in scholarships http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-farmers-across-region-endorse-rural-students-42000-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body">Grow Ag Leaders scholarships, administered by the National FFA Organization, are available to high school seniors and college students.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-farmers-across-region-endorse-rural-students-42000-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-agribusiness-farmers-across-region-endorse-rural-students-42000-scholarships#comments Management Groups & Organizations Mon, 01 Aug 2016 16:12:00 +0000 100391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com