Wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6251/more en Wheat price trend tilting to the upside http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-trend-tilting-upside <div class="node-body article-body">Since the October’s KC March contract low price of $5.54, each price peak has been higher than the last peak, and each price low has been higher than the last low price.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-trend-tilting-upside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-trend-tilting-upside#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 12 Dec 2014 22:12:00 +0000 89921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Toxic wheat claims are inflammatory, irresponsible and false http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/toxic-wheat-claims-are-inflammatory-irresponsible-and-false <div class="field-byline"> Donald Stotts, OSU agriculture communications </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Social media's self-appointed food experts are doing a hatchet job on American wheat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/toxic-wheat-claims-are-inflammatory-irresponsible-and-false" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/toxic-wheat-claims-are-inflammatory-irresponsible-and-false#comments Wheat Wheat Tue, 09 Dec 2014 22:34:00 +0000 89821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>In 2014, Oklahoma suffered its worst wheat crop since 1957, harvesting only 47 million bushels. Prior to 2014, the 5-year Oklahoma average was to harvest nearly 116 million bushels annually.</p> (Photo by Todd Johnson) Wheat Man of the Year awarded to former FSA administrator http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-man-year-awarded-former-fsa-administrator <div class="node-body article-body">Garcia is a three-time recipient of the FSA Administrator's Award for Service to Agriculture</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-man-year-awarded-former-fsa-administrator" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-man-year-awarded-former-fsa-administrator#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 05 Dec 2014 20:12:00 +0000 89771 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat prices: 88 up and 14 down http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-88-and-14-down <div class="node-body article-body">A 10 cent increase in the wheat basis occurred on December 3, which was probably due to lower transportation rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-88-and-14-down" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-88-and-14-down#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 04 Dec 2014 22:30:00 +0000 89741 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat production featured Dec. 2 at Amarillo Farm Show http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-featured-dec-2-amarillo-farm-show <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Focus on Wheat in the Texas Panhandle” program will be offered during the Amarillo Farm and Ranch Show. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-featured-dec-2-amarillo-farm-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-featured-dec-2-amarillo-farm-show#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 21 Nov 2014 21:06:00 +0000 89541 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Wheat production costs and price http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-costs-and-price <div class="node-body article-body">Production costs are essential to determine what the market price means to the farm enterprise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-costs-and-price" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-production-costs-and-price#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:59:00 +0000 89521 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Production costs have no effect on wheat markets but are iportant to the bottom line.</p> After earning business degree, farm beckons young man home http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/after-earning-business-degree-farm-beckons-young-man-home <div class="node-body article-body">“I could have gone away to college but I wanted to stay close and continue to farm.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/after-earning-business-degree-farm-beckons-young-man-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/after-earning-business-degree-farm-beckons-young-man-home#comments Wheat Wheat Tue, 18 Nov 2014 19:40:00 +0000 89421 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Tyler Norman checks the seed bins during wheat planting time.</p> An IPM approach to managing herbicide resistant ryegrass in Northeast Texas http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/ipm-approach-managing-herbicide-resistant-ryegrass-northeast-texas <div class="field-byline"> Jim Swart, Texas AgriLife IPM agent, A. Braley, R. Sutton, S. Stewart, D. Reid </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Over the past two years, we have had good success controlling resistant ryegrass with a two-step herbicide program.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/ipm-approach-managing-herbicide-resistant-ryegrass-northeast-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/ipm-approach-managing-herbicide-resistant-ryegrass-northeast-texas#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 14 Nov 2014 19:11:00 +0000 89391 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Ryegrass escapes may be herbicide resistant.</p> Cold weather could “harden off” wheat crop: Kansas crop is vulnerable http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/cold-weather-could-harden-wheat-crop-kansas-crop-vulnerable <div class="field-byline"> Robert Burns, Texas AgriLife and K-State Extension media </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Even newly emerged plants should survive the sub-freezing temperatures.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/cold-weather-could-harden-wheat-crop-kansas-crop-vulnerable" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/cold-weather-could-harden-wheat-crop-kansas-crop-vulnerable#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 13 Nov 2014 23:19:00 +0000 89371 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Recently planted wheat in Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Extension Service trials near College Station showed good emergence and stands.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service photo by Dr. Clark Neely) Weakness in wheat prices is not good http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/weakness-wheat-prices-not-good <div class="node-body article-body">The good news is that the downtrend that began in mid-June has been broken. The bad news is that the KC wheat contract price has not been above $6.20 to establish an uptrend, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/weakness-wheat-prices-not-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/weakness-wheat-prices-not-good#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 07 Nov 2014 13:25:00 +0000 89291 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Current wheat prices may be in line with the adjusted five-year average price.</p>