Wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6251/more en Track assembly on combine foils adverse harvest conditions http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/track-assembly-combine-foils-adverse-harvest-conditions <div class="node-body article-body">A tracked combine made the difference in wet wheat fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/track-assembly-combine-foils-adverse-harvest-conditions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/track-assembly-combine-foils-adverse-harvest-conditions#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Mon, 22 Jun 2015 20:56:00 +0000 93011 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>BEN SCHOLZ harvest wheat in a field with puddles big enough to attract ducks. A track assembly installed on his combine made harvest under adverse conditions much easier.</p> Ben Scholz Wet spring provides new opportunity for wheat breeders http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-new-opportunity-wheat-breeders <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Diverse climate makes Texas wheat adaptable.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-new-opportunity-wheat-breeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wet-spring-provides-new-opportunity-wheat-breeders#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 12 Jun 2015 19:05:00 +0000 92921 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Jackie Rudd, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Reserach wheat breeder in Amarillo, checks for rust in the wheat breeding nursery at the Bushland research field.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) Higher production, lower price, higher returns http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-lower-price-higher-returns <div class="node-body article-body">Current wheat price/production situation compared to the 2014 price/production situation shows that yield is more important than price.. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-lower-price-higher-returns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-lower-price-higher-returns#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:51:00 +0000 92911 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>GOOD STANDS of wheat across most of the Southwest and estimated improved production compared to last year indicate producer incomes will e higher, despite lower prices.</p> Texas AgriLife experts working on wheat breeding, forage options http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-agrilife-experts-working-wheat-breeding-forage-options <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Texas AgriLife working on wheat breeding, hybrid pearl millet.</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/wheat/texas-agrilife-experts-working-wheat-breeding-forage-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-agrilife-experts-working-wheat-breeding-forage-options#comments Wheat Grasses Wheat Wed, 10 Jun 2015 17:09:00 +0000 92851 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Dr. Srirama Krishna Reddy, Texas A&amp;M AgriLife Research assistant research scientist in Amarillo, shows off an early version of his walk-behind phenotyper.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Research photo by Kay Ledbetter) How to sell the 2015 wheat crop http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-2015-wheat-crop <div class="node-body article-body">Of the 29 years, selling wheat at harvest (Sell 6/20) was the “best” strategy 12 times</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-2015-wheat-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-2015-wheat-crop#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Tue, 09 Jun 2015 18:19:00 +0000 92821 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Harvest time may be the best time to sell wheat, based on a 29-year survey.</p> Wheat sprouting could jeopardize bumper crop http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-sprouting-could-jeopardize-bumper-crop <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Pre-harvest sprouting in wheat is not a new phenomenon in 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/wheat/wheat-sprouting-could-jeopardize-bumper-crop" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-sprouting-could-jeopardize-bumper-crop#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Wed, 03 Jun 2015 20:47:00 +0000 92731 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Recent rains have wheat sprouting in the Blacklands and other regions of Texas</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Extension photo) Higher production and higher prices http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-and-higher-prices <div class="node-body article-body">Oklahoma, Kansas, and Texas are not the only wheat production areas that have experienced higher production expectations due to timely rains</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-and-higher-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/higher-production-and-higher-prices#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Fri, 22 May 2015 22:03:00 +0000 92561 at http://southwestfarmpress.com Fungicide application on wheat paying off this year http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/fungicide-application-wheat-paying-year <div class="node-body article-body">Test weights and stalk strength also will benefit from timely fungicide application.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/fungicide-application-wheat-paying-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/fungicide-application-wheat-paying-year#comments Wheat Wheat Fri, 08 May 2015 19:24:00 +0000 92321 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>KENNETH WRIGHT,<span class="rangySelectionBoundary" id="selectionBoundary_1431114333424_9282531036084469" style="line-height: 0; display: none;"></span> left, Hunt County, Texas grain farmer, and&nbsp; Jim Swart, executive director CCRI, check wheat for foliar disease.</p> Grain farmers in NE Texas scurry to finish fieldwork http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-ne-texas-scurry-finish-fieldwork <div class="node-body gallery-body">Northeast Texas farmers are working between rain showers to complete spring fieldwork.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-ne-texas-scurry-finish-fieldwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-ne-texas-scurry-finish-fieldwork#comments Grains Wheat Grains Tue, 05 May 2015 22:04:00 +0000 92251 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>A ladybug patrols a wheat head in search of dinner.</p> How to sell wheat in 596 words http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-wheat-596-words <div class="node-body article-body">There is no perfect way to sell wheat. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-wheat-596-words" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/how-sell-wheat-596-words#comments Grains Wheat Wheat Tue, 05 May 2015 20:53:00 +0000 92241 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat prospects look pretty good across much of the Southwest. The next challenge is when and how to sell it.</p>