Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en Flying is less fun than it used to be — a lot less! http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/flying-less-fun-it-used-be-lot-less <div class="node-body blog-body">All things considered, I’d rather drive my truck.</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/flying-less-fun-it-used-be-lot-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/flying-less-fun-it-used-be-lot-less#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Aug 2015 19:27:00 +0000 93981 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;So, I waste a day sitting in an airport, wondering how much later than the estimated time of departure the plane will actually take off&hellip;&rdquo; &mdash;Photo: Joe Raedle, Getty Images</p> Stewardship in farming and the need to educate the public http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/stewardship-farming-and-need-educate-public <div class="node-body article-body">Tthe public's unfavorable opinion about an agricultural practice results from common misconceptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/stewardship-farming-and-need-educate-public" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/stewardship-farming-and-need-educate-public#comments Management Pesticides Mon, 24 Aug 2015 17:20:00 +0000 93961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com WTACI schedules annual meeting Sept. 9 in Lubbock http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/wtaci-schedules-annual-meeting-sept-9-lubbock <div class="node-body article-body">WTACI holds 63rd meeting</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/wtaci-schedules-annual-meeting-sept-9-lubbock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/wtaci-schedules-annual-meeting-sept-9-lubbock#comments Management Conferences Pesticides Fri, 14 Aug 2015 19:05:00 +0000 93861 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Key production meetings schedule in coming weeks http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/key-production-meetings-schedule-coming-weeks <div class="node-body article-body">Key crop and livestock management events upcoming.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/key-production-meetings-schedule-coming-weeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/key-production-meetings-schedule-coming-weeks#comments Management Conferences Fri, 14 Aug 2015 15:32:00 +0000 93831 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Irrigation timing and moisture monitoring will be key topics at the&nbsp; second annual Oklahoma Irrigation Conference Aug. 18 in fort Cobb.</p> Bee health complexity requires scientific solutions http://southwestfarmpress.com/bee-health-complexity-requires-scientific-solutions <div class="node-body link-body">A lifelong beekeeper and Mississippi State University Extension Service apiculture specialist offers an unusual list of reasons for bee colony death.</div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/bee-health-complexity-requires-scientific-solutions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 13 Aug 2015 16:16:00 +0000 93821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Entomologists, county agents warn of threat to coastal bermudagrass in Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/entomologists-county-agents-warn-threat-coastal-bermudagrass-texas <div class="node-body article-body">A new pest, the bermudagrass stem maggot, has been detected in seven Texas counties in the Gulf coast region and a pair of entomologists with Texas AgriLife Extension are warning forage producers to be aware of the dangers the pest presents to growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/entomologists-county-agents-warn-threat-coastal-bermudagrass-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/entomologists-county-agents-warn-threat-coastal-bermudagrass-texas#comments Management Wed, 05 Aug 2015 21:14:00 +0000 93701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com 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