Wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6251/more en Harvest gallery: Harvest time is a gut check http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-gut-check <div class="node-body gallery-body">Harvest is report card time, when the cows come home, the chickens come in to roost and the hay is made.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-gut-check" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/peanuts/harvest-gallery-harvest-time-gut-check#comments Crops Cotton Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Corn Cotton Grain Sorghum Hay Peanuts Vegetables Wheat Fri, 23 Sep 2016 14:52:00 +0000 101481 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Harvest time is an opportunity to evaluate.</p> Producing wheat will be profitable — for some http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/producing-wheat-will-be-profitable-some <div class="node-body article-body">The market will provide a profit for wheat production. That profit may only be for the top 60 percent.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/producing-wheat-will-be-profitable-some" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/producing-wheat-will-be-profitable-some#comments Wheat Wheat Wed, 21 Sep 2016 15:46:00 +0000 101411 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat profits have been elusive the past few years, but for some, the losses go back even longer.</p> 10 cost-cutting options for wheat production http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/10-cost-cutting-options-wheat-production <div class="node-body article-body">Here are 10 cost cuts that could decrease production expenses without significant effect on yield and grain quality.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/10-cost-cutting-options-wheat-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/10-cost-cutting-options-wheat-production#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:53:00 +0000 101331 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Burdensome wheat supplies pressure market. Producers are looking at cost-cutting options.</p> Texas wheat plantings could drop 20 percent http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-wheat-plantings-could-drop-20-percent <div class="node-body article-body">“I think we will certainly see a further reduction of wheat acres in 2017 over the 13 percent reduction we already saw in 2016,” Neely says.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-wheat-plantings-could-drop-20-percent" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-wheat-plantings-could-drop-20-percent#comments Wheat Wheat Wed, 14 Sep 2016 14:23:00 +0000 101281 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Winter canola could be an attractive alternative to wheat for teh 2016/17 marketing season</p> No end for wheat rout with stockpiles ballooning to record http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-end-wheat-rout-stockpiles-ballooning-record <div class="field-byline"> Megan Durisin, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hedge funds are betting that the rout that took wheat prices to the lowest in a decade is far from over.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-end-wheat-rout-stockpiles-ballooning-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/no-end-wheat-rout-stockpiles-ballooning-record#comments Wheat Tue, 13 Sep 2016 15:09:00 +0000 101241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Substituting wheat in place of corn for livestock may prove cost effective http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/substituting-wheat-place-corn-livestock-may-prove-cost-effective <div class="field-byline"> Connor Orrock, K-State Research and Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Because wheat normally has a nutritional feeding value approximately 5 to 10 percent higher than corn for growing and finishing cattle, this provides an opportunity for cattle producers.</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/substituting-wheat-place-corn-livestock-may-prove-cost-effective" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/substituting-wheat-place-corn-livestock-may-prove-cost-effective#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 01 Sep 2016 18:11:00 +0000 101071 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat harvest has been bountiful across the globe in recent years, pushing prices down and making wheat an attractive option for livestock feed.</p> Wheat: A perfect storm has occurred http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-perfect-storm-has-occurred <div class="node-body article-body">Wheat prices near $2.60, compared to $4.50 cost of production, is the market telling producers around the world that production must decline</div> <p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-perfect-storm-has-occurred" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-perfect-storm-has-occurred#comments Wheat Wheat Thu, 01 Sep 2016 15:57:00 +0000 101051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A lot of Oklahoma wheat is held in off-farm storage. Until the glut is gone, prices will remain depressed.</p> UPDATED: Texas “Picks” list helps growers choose best wheat variety http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/updated-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/updated-texas-picks-list-helps-growers-choose-best-wheat-variety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/updated-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>