Management http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6101/more en News briefs: Dairy, sorghum and grasshoppers http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers <div class="node-body article-body">Updates on farm bill dairy program, Sorghum Checkoff referendum and a grasshopper invasion on the High Plains</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/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/news-briefs-dairy-sorghum-and-grasshoppers#comments Management Crops Dairy Thu, 02 Jul 2015 15:00:00 +0000 93221 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Grasshoppers are covering up green vegetation across the High Plains and are moving south.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo by Kay Ledbetter) Independence Day always brings back memories http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories <div class="node-body blog-body">Fireworks, cookouts, baseball games, ice cream and honoring our heritage are all part of Independence 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/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/independence-day-always-brings-back-memories#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:17:00 +0000 93171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>We wish you a happy and safe Independence Day.</p> Soybean rust documented in Rio Grande Valley http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/soybean-rust-documented-rio-grande-valley <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Soybean rust shows up in Rio Grande Valley.</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/soybean-rust-documented-rio-grande-valley" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/soybean-rust-documented-rio-grande-valley#comments Management Conferences Thu, 25 Jun 2015 17:29:00 +0000 93101 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A spray nozzle demonstration was part of the 2015 Grow Smart Field Tour recently.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin) K-State research solves mystery of temperature’s effect on Palmer amaranth control http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control <div class="node-body article-body">Physiological and molecular mechanisms are responsible for difference in HPPD-inhibitor herbicide efficacy of Palmer amaranth.</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/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/k-state-research-solves-mystery-temperature-s-effect-palmer-amaranth-control#comments Cotton Grains Management Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:51:00 +0000 92961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Extension director says ag needs to regain its voice http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/extension-director-says-ag-needs-regain-its-voice <div class="node-body article-body">Stiles Farm Field Day, for more than a half-century now, has shown area producers and others interested in modern agriculture, how farmers are able to maintain the traditions of a rural lifestyle while being progressive in adopting new, more efficient practices to feed more people and provide an abundant, safe and affordable supply of food and fiber.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/extension-director-says-ag-needs-regain-its-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/extension-director-says-ag-needs-regain-its-voice#comments Management Conferences Tue, 16 Jun 2015 22:53:00 +0000 92931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Director Doug Steele</p> Heavy rainfall creates creature-human interaction http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rainfall-creates-creature-human-interaction <div class="field-byline"> TPWD and Extension reports </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Flooding may move animals, including poisonous snakes, out of their usual habitats and closer to humans. Panic is not called for, however, say Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rainfall-creates-creature-human-interaction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/heavy-rainfall-creates-creature-human-interaction#comments Management Flooding Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:16:00 +0000 92721 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Volunteer program offers opportunity to encourage reading http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/volunteer-program-offers-opportunity-encourage-reading <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve read as a volunteer through a program called the Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP). They have a lot of opportunities to give back. But you’ll get more than you give.</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/volunteer-program-offers-opportunity-encourage-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/volunteer-program-offers-opportunity-encourage-reading#comments Management Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 29 May 2015 18:28:00 +0000 92681 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Mosquito populations boom following rainy spring http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mosquito-populations-boom-following-rainy-spring <div class="field-byline"> Paul Schattenberg, Texas AgriLIfe </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mosquito populations are booming throughout the state .</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mosquito-populations-boom-following-rainy-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/mosquito-populations-boom-following-rainy-spring#comments Management El Nino Fri, 29 May 2015 18:20:00 +0000 92671 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>The Asian tiger mosquito shown here is one of the two mosquito species known to commonly transmit the chikungunya virus. The other is the closely related yellow fever mosquito. Both species are&nbsp; found in Texas.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Mike Merchant) Persistent rainfall may force producers to opt for prevented planting option http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/persistent-rainfall-may-force-producers-opt-prevented-planting-option <div class="node-body article-body">Prevented planting is not a one-size fits all program but provides producers several options.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/persistent-rainfall-may-force-producers-opt-prevented-planting-option" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/persistent-rainfall-may-force-producers-opt-prevented-planting-option#comments Management Crop Wed, 27 May 2015 17:56:00 +0000 92591 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>BOGGY CONDITIONS threaten to prevent many southwest farmers from planting on time.</p> Photo Credit; Texas AgriLife Extension photo by Kay Ledbetter Pest invasion likely across Southwest http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/pest-invasion-likely-across-southwest <div class="node-body article-body">New invasive pest species come not only from Mexican but also from adjoining state</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/pest-invasion-likely-across-southwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/pest-invasion-likely-across-southwest#comments Management Insects Fri, 22 May 2015 20:53:00 +0000 92551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com