Wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6251/more en Wheat prices indicate zero profit per acre. http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-indicate-zero-profit-acre <div class="node-body article-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Wheat may be forward contracted for harvest delivery for about 30 cents less than the KC July wheat contract price. The basis range is from a minus 50 cents (southern Oklahoma and Texas Panhandle) to a minus 15 cents (north central Oklahoma). Using a KC July wheat contract price of $5.65, the harvest forward contract price would be $5.35 ($5.65 - $0.30).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-indicate-zero-profit-acre" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-prices-indicate-zero-profit-acre#comments Wheat Fri, 23 Jan 2015 21:12:00 +0000 90651 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Oklahoma and Texas wheat prices (profit from wheat production) are more dependent on wheat production in foreign countries than on production in Oklahoma and/or Texas.</p> Wheat price lower and upper bounds http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-lower-and-upper-bounds <div class="field-byline"> Kim Anderson, OSU Extension economist, and Mark Welch, Texas A &amp; M AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If 2015 world wheat production results in lower stocks, wheat prices should remain in the $6 to 10 range. Realistically, the range could be narrowed to $6 to $8.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-lower-and-upper-bounds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/wheat-price-lower-and-upper-bounds#comments Wheat Southwest Ag Economic Outlook Fri, 09 Jan 2015 21:04:00 +0000 90471 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat price range for 2015 may be wide.</p> Oil and corn prices a lesson to wheat producers http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/oil-and-corn-prices-lesson-wheat-producers <div class="node-body article-body"> By the end of September 2014, wheat prices had fallen to $5.30, which is not nearly as low as wheat prices could go.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/oil-and-corn-prices-lesson-wheat-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/oil-and-corn-prices-lesson-wheat-producers#comments Wheat Wheat Mon, 05 Jan 2015 22:37:00 +0000 90191 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat producers whould watch other commodity markets.</p> Demand for U.S. wheat could rise http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/demand-us-wheat-could-rise <div class="node-body article-body">In an effort to protect domestic wheat prices, last week Russia moved to restrict grain exports.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/demand-us-wheat-could-rise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/demand-us-wheat-could-rise#comments Wheat Wheat Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:21:00 +0000 90181 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Wheat markets may improve on Russian export restrictions.</p> Texas AgriLife research looking at wheat plant growth regulators http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-agrilife-research-looking-wheat-plant-growth-regulators <div class="field-byline"> Kay Ledbetter, Texas AgriLife </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Do plant growth regulators have a place in irrigated wheat production?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-agrilife-research-looking-wheat-plant-growth-regulators" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/texas-agrilife-research-looking-wheat-plant-growth-regulators#comments Wheat Wheat Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:12:00 +0000 90121 at http://southwestfarmpress.com <p>Producers question whether plant growth regulators have a place on the High Plains for wheat.</p> (Texas A&M AgriLife Communications photo by Kay Ledbetter) Harvest is best time to sell wheat http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/harvest-best-time-sell-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Research indicates that for Oklahoma, Texas, and Southwestern Kansas, the single best time to sell wheat year-end and year-out is at harvest</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/harvest-best-time-sell-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southwestfarmpress.com/wheat/harvest-best-time-sell-wheat#comments Wheat Wheat Mon, 22 Dec 2014 22:07:00 +0000 90051 at http://southwestfarmpress.com 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