Wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6251/more en Texas “Picks” list helps growers choose best wheat variety http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-picks-list-helps-growers-choose-best-wheat-variety <div class="node-body article-body">To make wheat planting decisions a tad less daunting, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension each year develops a “Picks” list of top varieties, based on trial data.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-picks-list-helps-growers-choose-best-wheat-variety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-picks-list-helps-growers-choose-best-wheat-variety#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 26 Aug 2016 18:36:00 +0000 100931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat planting decisions are made easier with the Texas AgriLife Extension wheat &lsquo;Picks&rsquo; list, which is based on&nbsp; multiple years of variety trials across numerous Texas locations.</p> Positive signals amid mostly negative wheat news http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/positive-signals-amid-mostly-negative-wheat-news <div class="node-body article-body">For the 2016/17 wheat marketing year, the world price is projected to be $3.70.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/positive-signals-amid-mostly-negative-wheat-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/positive-signals-amid-mostly-negative-wheat-news#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:05:00 +0000 100751 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Reducing planted acreage may be necessary to improve the wheat market.</p> Market offering $3.80 for June 2017 wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/market-offering-380-june-2017-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat-for-grain-only budgets for north central Oklahoma estimate total operating (out–of-pocket) costs to be $194 per acre. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/market-offering-380-june-2017-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/market-offering-380-june-2017-wheat#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 04 Aug 2016 15:06:00 +0000 100461 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Large world wheat stocks continue to put downward pressure on prices.</p> Leader in Texas A&M AgriLife plant breeding process dies http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Steve Brown, Texas A&M AgriLife Texas Foundation Seed Service program director in Vernon, was killed in a car accident July 27.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/leader-texas-am-agrilife-plant-breeding-process-dies#comments Wheat People Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:16:00 +0000 100361 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Steve Brown was a frequent speaker at field days as the Texas Foundation Seed Service program director in Vernon. (Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter)</p> Low wheat prices need to hang around http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/low-wheat-prices-need-hang-around <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat prices will not increase until world production declines.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/low-wheat-prices-need-hang-around" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/low-wheat-prices-need-hang-around#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:25:00 +0000 100171 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat acreage must decrease before prices will improve.</p> Storage bins play critical role on grain farm http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/storage-bins-play-critical-role-grain-farm <div class="node-body article-body">“If we get a bump in the basis, we might sell some wheat in October or November, and look for opportunities from December into March. If it’s a short crop year, we may sell out of the field.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/storage-bins-play-critical-role-grain-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/storage-bins-play-critical-role-grain-farm#comments Grains Wheat Corn Wheat Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:39:00 +0000 100011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Chad Wetzel, left, chats with Jim Swart, executive director, Cereal Crops Research Incorporated, about 2016 crop prospects.Wetzel said in early June that corn needed one more good rain to make a good yield. Wetzel farms with his father Bruce near Tom Bean, Texas.</p> Farm loans still relatively cheap, but repayment more challenging http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging <div class="node-body article-body">“Many farmers who are in precarious financial situations may face forced sales, and a depressed equipment market certainly won’t improve matters.”</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/management/farm-loans-still-relatively-cheap-repayment-more-challenging#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Mon, 11 Jul 2016 12:54:00 +0000 100001 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><em><strong>Lenders across Mississippi reported that, on average, 61 percent of farmers had less than one year&rsquo;s operating capital available to meet financial obligations, while 39 percent had one to two years&rsquo; operating capital available.</strong></em></p> Getty Images/Chung Sung Jun Marketing strategies when wheat’s at 17-year low http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/marketing-strategies-when-wheat-s-17-year-low <div class="node-body article-body">The current market supply and demand situation doesn’t support higher wheat prices. </div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/marketing-strategies-when-wheat-s-17-year-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/marketing-strategies-when-wheat-s-17-year-low#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:54:00 +0000 99931 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Winning wheat market strategies not available.</p> Brexit: What's its impact on rice, cotton, grain prices? http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices <div class="field-byline"> Robert Coats </div> <div class="field-deck"> United Kingdom votes to leave European Union </div> <div class="node-body article-body">After the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, rice, cotton, soybeans, corn, wheat, and oil experienced price weakness as markets moved into a risk-off mode.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/cotton/brexit-whats-its-impact-rice-cotton-grain-prices#comments Cotton Grains Markets Wheat Tue, 28 Jun 2016 15:19:00 +0000 99701 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p><span>A Vote to Leave campaigner holds a placard at a rally for votes to leave the European Union in the referendum.</span></p> Photo by Christopher Furlong/Getty Images Minus $1.25 wheat basis — and that may be good http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/minus-125-wheat-basis-and-may-be-good <div class="node-body article-body"> If wheat is hedged (owned in storage and sold using the KC December contract) and the basis remains at a minus $1.25, there would be no loss in the net price.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/minus-125-wheat-basis-and-may-be-good" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/minus-125-wheat-basis-and-may-be-good#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 23 Jun 2016 00:30:00 +0000 99621 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat producers may find pricing opportuniteois.</p>