Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en How many organisms could you identify? http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/how-many-organisms-could-you-identify <div class="field-byline"> Jason P. Ott, CEA – Ag Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">TPPA conference does a great job of giving attendees an overview of current trends affecting agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/how-many-organisms-could-you-identify" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/how-many-organisms-could-you-identify#comments Management Pasture Management Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:53:00 +0000 89971 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Gary Bradshaw, consultant from Richmond, was awarded first place in the Pest Identification Contest by Barron Rector, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service range specialist. TPPA Presidnet Dale Mott, presents the award.</p> (Photo by Blair Fanin, Texas AgriLife) Nothing small about Christmas http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/nothing-small-about-christmas <div class="node-body blog-body">We have a new grandson to help celebrate his first Christmas.</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/nothing-small-about-christmas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/nothing-small-about-christmas#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 17 Dec 2014 20:39:00 +0000 89961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>It&#39;s not the size of the tree.</p> Making cash with Christmas trees and wild hogs http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/making-cash-christmas-trees-and-wild-hogs <div class="node-body article-body">Activities that may at first seem unlikely to fit your operation and location may provide more opportunity than you imagine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/making-cash-christmas-trees-and-wild-hogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/making-cash-christmas-trees-and-wild-hogs#comments Management Wildlife Management Mon, 15 Dec 2014 21:09:00 +0000 89931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com TPPA honors outstanding service to agriculture at luncheon http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-honors-outstanding-service-agriculture-luncheon <div class="node-body gallery-body">TPPA annual awards luncheon honors outstanding service to Texas agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-honors-outstanding-service-agriculture-luncheon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/tppa-honors-outstanding-service-agriculture-luncheon#comments Management Trade Associations Fri, 12 Dec 2014 21:07:00 +0000 89911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>THE TPPA NORMAN BORLAUG LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD was given posthumously to Dr. Tom Cothren. Cothren&rsquo;s wife Lynda and son, Denton Cothren accepted the award. Also pictured are (left) Chairman Ray Smith and TPPA President Dale Mott.</p> Texas Farm Bureau elects new president http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-farm-bureau-elects-new-president <div class="node-body article-body">Delegates selected Russell Boening of Poth as the 10th president of Texas Farm Bureau.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-farm-bureau-elects-new-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/texas-farm-bureau-elects-new-president#comments Management State Wed, 10 Dec 2014 22:18:00 +0000 89841 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Russell Boening (left)&mdash;a South Texas dairyman, farmer and rancher&mdash; was elected the 10th president of Texas Farm Bureau. Past President Kenneth Dierschke (right) congratulates him.</p> Texas Farm Bureau Land values continue to increase in U.S. and Southwest http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/land-values-continue-increase-us-and-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">Texas land values are up more than 10 percent; Oklahoma values have risen by more than 9 percent, New Mexico is up more than 8 percent and Kansas rose just over 17 percent.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/land-values-continue-increase-us-and-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/land-values-continue-increase-us-and-southwest#comments Management Inputs Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:02:00 +0000 89761 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>CROPLAND VALUES continue an upward trend, even as commodity prices decrease.</p> Digital age is fraught with potential pitfalls http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/digital-age-fraught-potential-pitfalls <div class="node-body blog-body">I am opposed to selfies.</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/digital-age-fraught-potential-pitfalls" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/digital-age-fraught-potential-pitfalls#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 03 Dec 2014 21:54:00 +0000 89711 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farmland values could decline slightly http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmland-values-could-decline-slightly <div class="node-body article-body">The latest trend toward lower farmland values has already been noted in many regions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmland-values-could-decline-slightly" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farmland-values-could-decline-slightly#comments Management Inputs Tue, 02 Dec 2014 22:14:00 +0000 89691 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>FARMLAND VALUES continue strong in the Southwest but are declining in other areas.</p> Thanksgiving memories—how they linger http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thanksgiving-memories-how-they-linger <div class="node-body blog-body">Thanksgiving reminds us to be thankful for what we have—a turkey, a chicken, a day in the woods with your dad, a slice of your mom’s sweet potato pie—even the thoughtfulness of an aunt who finds a unique way to recycle some turkey feathers.</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/thanksgiving-memories-how-they-linger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/thanksgiving-memories-how-they-linger#comments Management Farm Press Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:12:00 +0000 89621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Steady food prices and lower gas prices this holiday http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/steady-food-prices-and-lower-gas-prices-holiday <div class="node-body article-body">According to the American Farm Bureau Federation the average cost of this year’s Thanksgiving meal for 10 will cost $49.41.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/steady-food-prices-and-lower-gas-prices-holiday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/steady-food-prices-and-lower-gas-prices-holiday#comments Management Farm Bureau Mon, 24 Nov 2014 18:39:00 +0000 89581 at http://southwestfarmpress.com