Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en It's time to get back to the business of governing http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/its-time-get-back-business-governing <div class="node-body blog-body">One thing this particular Congress and others that immediately preceded it have done especially well is to make plenty of symbolic gestures. For example, do you remember the specifics of the debate that delayed the new Farm Bill? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/its-time-get-back-business-governing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/its-time-get-back-business-governing#comments Government Miscellaneous Election Farm Press Blog Thu, 11 Dec 2014 15:20:00 +0000 110491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Mistletoe magic: Parasite becomes seasonal celebrity http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/mistletoe-magic-parasite-becomes-seasonal-celebrity <div class="node-body blog-body">Whatever your reason for enjoyment of the plant this season, pause to ponder the perplexities of this parasite and how it has captured the attention of cultures throughout history with its magic and mystery.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/mistletoe-magic-parasite-becomes-seasonal-celebrity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/mistletoe-magic-parasite-becomes-seasonal-celebrity#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 08 Dec 2014 22:32:00 +0000 110291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A misguided call for a national food policy revolution http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/misguided-call-national-food-policy-revolution <div class="node-body blog-body">A Washington Post opinion piece titled “How a national food policy could save millions of American lives" is a misguided credo to the ills of U.S. food policies and a bad stab at understanding and explaining them. The article covers a lot of territory. We’ll just focus on where its ideas on ag are wrong.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/misguided-call-national-food-policy-revolution" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/misguided-call-national-food-policy-revolution#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Groups & Organizations Legislation Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Dec 2014 16:39:00 +0000 110701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers, thanks for freeing us to do other things http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-thanks-freeing-us-do-other-things <div class="node-body blog-body">It too often goes unnoticed, talked about and is far too often taken for granted: the United States has food -- an abundance of safe, affordable food at a volume never before known by mankind. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-thanks-freeing-us-do-other-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farmers-thanks-freeing-us-do-other-things#comments Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:39:00 +0000 110631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:09:00 +0000 110221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The reptile find of the afternoon http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon <div class="node-body blog-body">A secretive salamander, a small snake, a savvy swamp rabbit—these are the wild things that I cannot live without. Praise be to God who creates such noumena to be experienced by mere mortals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 109831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ten people died last year in Georgia tractor-traffic collisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions <div class="node-body blog-body">The motorist goes around the curve in the road at 55 mph and then sees the tractor traveling just ahead. Even if the tractor is going 15 mph, it only takes a few seconds for the car to travel the length of a football field and into a potential collision with the tractor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:00 +0000 109961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Dispelling common myths about the "superweed" http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed <div class="node-body blog-body">Originally, I suppose it was a fairly good substitution for glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth pigweed. It certainly takes less time to write “superweed,” and it sounds sexier than the aforementioned technically accurate term. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Weeds Farm Press Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:00 +0000 109811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut hay: A few things to remember this harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest <div class="node-body blog-body">Test peanut hay if it is going to be fed to livestock, though. Drought-stressed peanuts in the last five to six weeks are at higher risk for alflatoxin, as you know. Aflatoxin must be less than 20 ppb in the hay to be safe. High nitrates, or more than 4500 ppm, can be a problem, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Cattle Peanut Farm Press Blog Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>BALING PEANUT HAY in south Georgia.</p> Autumn offers opportunity to connect to natural world http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world <div class="node-body blog-body">Autumn gives every personality an opportunity to personally connect to the natural world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:49:00 +0000 109091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com