Miscellaneous http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6141/more en Deadly storms in Southwest mount; Farmers asked to search river banks http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks <div class="field-deck"> Rainfall in May sets all-time record </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Continued rains, flooding prompt request for farmers and other landowners to search debris piles along rivers downstream from Wimberly, Texas.</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/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/deadly-storms-southwest-mount-farmers-asked-search-river-banks#comments Cotton Government Markets Miscellaneous Sat, 30 May 2015 16:24:00 +0000 92701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com The chicken and egg, climate change and GMO stories you might be interested in reading this week. http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/chicken-and-egg-climate-change-and-gmo-stories-you-might-be-interested-reading-week <div class="node-body article-body">Three stories about science offer insight into climate, chickens and eggs and GMOs..</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/miscellaneous/chicken-and-egg-climate-change-and-gmo-stories-you-might-be-interested-reading-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/chicken-and-egg-climate-change-and-gmo-stories-you-might-be-interested-reading-week#comments Miscellaneous Business Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:41:00 +0000 91401 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Yellowstone is a testament to conservationist foresight http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight <div class="node-body blog-body">A week is not enough time to see everything of interest in Yellowstone National Park, so I’ll have to go back sometime.</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/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/yellowstone-testament-conservationist-foresight#comments Miscellaneous Wildlife Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 11 Sep 2014 19:51:00 +0000 88181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>SOUTHWEST FARM PRESS EDITOR Ron Smith and wife Pat, enjoy the view of the Upper Falls on the Yellowstone River.</p> Be glad you do not farm in Mexico http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico <div class="node-body article-body">Drug cartels make farming in Mexico a difficult proposition. Some "buy and sell" crops and pocket the difference while some use local police as collection points.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/be-glad-you-do-not-farm-mexico#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:12:00 +0000 88021 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Coon assumes OSU ag, natural resources VP post http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/coon-assumes-osu-ag-natural-resources-vp-post <div class="field-byline"> Leilana McKindra </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Thomas G. Coon, the newly-appointed vice president, dean and director of the Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources at Oklahoma State University, has a passion for teaching and learning, and likes to apply both to issues that matter to people.</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/miscellaneous/coon-assumes-osu-ag-natural-resources-vp-post" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/coon-assumes-osu-ag-natural-resources-vp-post#comments Miscellaneous Thu, 03 Jul 2014 13:35:00 +0000 86751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Thomas G. Coon</p> Old buildings stir imagination http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination <div class="node-body gallery-body">Something about an old barn, an abandoned, decades-old house or a dilapidated tool shed stirs my imagination. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/old-buildings-stir-imagination#comments Miscellaneous Human Resources Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:59:00 +0000 86551 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>An old, abandoned house in the Texas rolling Plains might stir memories of hard times, or maybe not.</p> How I spent my summer vacation http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/how-i-spent-my-summer-vacation <div class="node-body blog-body">I’m not sure I can think of a better way to start a morning than to sip my first cup of coffee on a balcony overlooking the ocean, watching a few puffy white clouds above blue water and listening to the rhythm of the surf lapping at the sugar-white sand of Alabama’s Gulf Coast, accompanied by my grandson, Aaron, and chatting about important world events—baseball and fishing. </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/how-i-spent-my-summer-vacation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/blog/how-i-spent-my-summer-vacation#comments Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Fri, 13 Jun 2014 14:40:00 +0000 86301 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Central Texas peach growers survive late freeze, hope for recovery http://southwestfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery <div class="node-body video-body">Gillespie County, Texas peach crop dodges bullet from March freeze, but jury is still out on effect of 17-degree temperatures on fruit crop.</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/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/central-texas-peach-growers-survive-late-freeze-hope-recovery#comments Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Sat, 24 May 2014 14:50:00 +0000 85961 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Farm Bill Implementation: A work in progress http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-implementation-work-progress <div class="node-body video-body">Deputy Agriculture Secretary Krysta Harden says USDA staff members are working nights and weekends to try to prepare the Agricultural Act of 2014 for full implementation. "There are 480 decision items in the farm bill," says Harden. "We're working through them, but we have a ways to go."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-implementation-work-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-implementation-work-progress#comments Government Miscellaneous Farm Bill 2012 Fri, 02 May 2014 02:01:00 +0000 85501 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Former Texas A&M Extension Service director inducted into prestigious Honor Registry http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/former-texas-am-extension-service-director-inducted-prestigious-honor-registry <div class="field-byline"> Blair Fannin, Texas AgriLife Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Retired director of the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service Dr. Ed Smith has been inducted into the Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry in the Texas A&M department of agricultural economics.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/former-texas-am-extension-service-director-inducted-prestigious-honor-registry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/former-texas-am-extension-service-director-inducted-prestigious-honor-registry#comments Miscellaneous Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service (CSREES) Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:17:00 +0000 82861 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>&nbsp;Dr. Parr Rosson, left, head of the department of agricultural economics at Texas A&amp;M University, and Dr. Ed Smith, Tyrus R. Timm Honor Registry inductee and retired director of the Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Blair Fannin)