Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en What do NBA’s Steph Curry and Southwest editor have in common? http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/what-do-nba-s-steph-curry-and-southwest-editor-have-common <div class="node-body blog-body">I hurt my knee walking from a table to the condiment shelf in a fast-food restaurant. </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/what-do-nba-s-steph-curry-and-southwest-editor-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/what-do-nba-s-steph-curry-and-southwest-editor-have-common#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 16:44:00 +0000 98551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com A drive into farm country is an ideal way to celebrate Earth Day http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/drive-farm-country-ideal-way-celebrate-earth-day <div class="node-body blog-body">Before you leave, shake his hand. Tell him thanks for all he does. He doesn’t hear that often enough. Tell him you’re celebrating Earth Day. He’ll understand — he celebrates it every 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/drive-farm-country-ideal-way-celebrate-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/drive-farm-country-ideal-way-celebrate-earth-day#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 21 Apr 2016 14:11:00 +0000 98421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Farm country is an ideal place to honor Earth Day.</p> Farmers understand Earth Day http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Many self-proclaimed environmental organizations may use the day to blame farmers and ranchers for environmental crimes and for ignoring basic conservation practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/farmers-understand-earth-day#comments Management Vegetables Management Vegetables Wed, 20 Apr 2016 19:12:00 +0000 98411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Earth Day offers an opportunity to celebrate the wonder of our planet.&nbsp; No better place to do that than out in farm country.</p> Where do things stand with Xtend technology registration? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration <div class="field-deck"> A chat with Monsanto’s Director of Industry Affairs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">"Ultimately, we’re looking forward to the EPA finalizing their decision to give growers the opportunity to spray one of the dicamba formulations over-the-top of these crops.” -- Kim Magin, Monsanto director of industry affairs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/where-do-things-stand-xtend-technology-registration#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Mon, 18 Apr 2016 14:48:00 +0000 98291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Opening day of baseball season is reason enough to welcome spring http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/opening-day-baseball-season-reason-enough-welcome-spring <div class="node-body blog-body">The pitcher takes the mound again, toes the rubber, bends from the waist, holds the ball behind his back, feels the laces, finds his grip</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/opening-day-baseball-season-reason-enough-welcome-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/opening-day-baseball-season-reason-enough-welcome-spring#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Sat, 09 Apr 2016 15:16:00 +0000 98171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Crop marketing red flag — farmers, we have a problem http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem <div class="field-byline"> Steve Scott, Scott Agri Crop Marketers </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers know they will have good years and they will have bad years. The objective is to build up enough equity in the good years to weather the inevitable bad years. It is a pattern every farmer is very familiar with. But what happens when it doesn’t work?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/crop-marketing-red-flag-farmers-we-have-problem#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:18:00 +0000 98151 at http://southwestfarmpress.com 14 ag law stories that could change the way you farm http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-way-you-farm <div class="field-byline"> Harrison M. Pittman, Elizabeth Rumley and Rusty Rumley </div> <div class="field-deck"> National Agricultural Law Center </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since 2015, there have been a number of agriculture-related legal developments that will play out over the next year and impact agriculture throughout the country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-way-you-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/vegetables/14-ag-law-stories-could-change-way-you-farm#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Irrigation Livestock Management Vegetables Wheat Mon, 21 Mar 2016 14:11:00 +0000 97811 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Photo: Getty Images Urban Sprawl threatens Texas farm leases http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/urban-sprawl-threatens-texas-farm-leases <div class="node-body article-body">Pressure from expanding cities and larger populations will make less land available for lease around major and expanding population centers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/urban-sprawl-threatens-texas-farm-leases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/urban-sprawl-threatens-texas-farm-leases#comments Management Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:03:00 +0000 97791 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Urban sprawl and increased competition from industry and other farmers pushes land rental rates hp, sometimes squeezing farm profit margins.</p> Private company seeks property condemnation through eminent domain http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/private-company-seeks-property-condemnation-through-eminent-domain <div class="node-body article-body">“What separates this case is that eminent domain is being abused by a private corporation, solely for its own benefit,” Fitzgerald writes</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/private-company-seeks-property-condemnation-through-eminent-domain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/private-company-seeks-property-condemnation-through-eminent-domain#comments Management Inputs Fri, 18 Mar 2016 18:27:00 +0000 97781 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Farmsteads across Texas could be in jeopardy of eminent domain condemnation if a Median county case succeeds.</p> Ag Appreciation Luncheon offers opportunity to honor farmers and ranchers http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-appreciation-luncheon-offers-opportunity-honor-farmers-and-ranchers-0 <div class="node-body video-body"> I got to explain why I love my job and describe the reasons I believe agriculture remains the most important industry in the country.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-appreciation-luncheon-offers-opportunity-honor-farmers-and-ranchers-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/ag-appreciation-luncheon-offers-opportunity-honor-farmers-and-ranchers-0#comments Management Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Livestock Peanuts Wheat Wed, 16 Mar 2016 13:19:00 +0000 97721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>harvest season is a great time to visit a farm.</p>