Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Pecans budding: Is winter really over? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over <div class="node-body blog-body">I look to the winter-wise pecan tree to tell me if I've got the clear to plant my more-tender spring vegetable transplants, the clear not to worry about any more freezing temperatures sneaking down from the North to nip my plants or worse.</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/pecans-budding-winter-really-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Pecans Farm Press Blog Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 104961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Photo courtesy of UGA Extension - Thomas County.</p> “Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability” helps you know your market http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-futures-marketing-profitability-helps-you-know-your-market <div class="node-body blog-body">"Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability,” sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, will examine recent developments in U.S. and international peanut markets, beginning with an overview of current markets, along with planting predictions for 2014. </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-futures-marketing-profitability-helps-you-know-your-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-futures-marketing-profitability-helps-you-know-your-market#comments 2014 Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability Peanuts Farm Press Blog Tue, 08 Apr 2014 18:44:00 +0000 104871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Easter: warm weather, colorful dresses and “Rabbit Nests” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/easter-warm-weather-colorful-dresses-and-rabbit-nests <div class="node-body blog-body">As little girls, my sister and I couldn’t wait for Easter to arrive each year. Not only did the holy holiday mean warmer weather and the chance to sport colorful dresses, but it also meant the chance to get down and dirty constructing our “Rabbit Nests.” </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/easter-warm-weather-colorful-dresses-and-rabbit-nests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/easter-warm-weather-colorful-dresses-and-rabbit-nests#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Sun, 06 Apr 2014 20:02:00 +0000 104021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Drinkable-food developer slams farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms <div class="node-body blog-body">If not for this being in National Geographic, I’d likely not write this blog about Soylent. But I have a real problem with the publication giving space to a product developed by a fellow who to me is talking out of both sides of his mouth.</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/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/drinkable-food-developer-slams-farms#comments Grains Livestock Markets Soybeans Untagged Farm Press Blog Wed, 02 Apr 2014 19:17:00 +0000 104701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com "Winter of our discontent" could bring break from kudzu bugs http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/winter-our-discontent-could-bring-break-kudzu-bugs <div class="node-body blog-body">Persistently cold temperatures get the credit for this occurrence, says Hu, and the result should be fewer kudzu bugs this spring.</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/winter-our-discontent-could-bring-break-kudzu-bugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/winter-our-discontent-could-bring-break-kudzu-bugs#comments Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Insects Farm Press Blog Tue, 01 Apr 2014 21:04:00 +0000 104061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com I like March Madness, too, but not enough to get ‘snipped’ over it http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/i-march-madness-too-not-enough-get-snipped-over-it <div class="node-body blog-body">According to a recent news report, more men choose this time of year, March Madness time, to get snipped, or to have that notorious progeny-pausing medical procedure known as the vasectomy. </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/i-march-madness-too-not-enough-get-snipped-over-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/i-march-madness-too-not-enough-get-snipped-over-it#comments Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Mon, 24 Mar 2014 18:13:00 +0000 104421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The Three Stages of Weed Resistance Awareness, a simple warning http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/three-stages-weed-resistance-awareness-simple-warning <div class="node-body blog-body">The “one-more-year” farmer takes a big gamble when it comes to herbicide resistance. That one more year can end up being costly.</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/three-stages-weed-resistance-awareness-simple-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/three-stages-weed-resistance-awareness-simple-warning#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Wed, 19 Mar 2014 19:39:00 +0000 104231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Long-time entomologist makes predictions about cotton insect control http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/long-time-entomologist-makes-predictions-about-cotton-insect-control <div class="node-body blog-body">Stink bugs, and the other three pests discussed, would dictate the need for field monitoring in the future just as the boll weevil did from about 1908 up to 1994 when they were eradicated, and, the tobacco budworm did from about 1960 to 1996 when Bt cotton was introduced.</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/long-time-entomologist-makes-predictions-about-cotton-insect-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/long-time-entomologist-makes-predictions-about-cotton-insect-control#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Columnists Farm Press Blog Tue, 04 Mar 2014 17:33:00 +0000 103371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why should cotton growers care about Cotton Incorporated? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-should-cotton-growers-care-about-cotton-incorporated <div class="node-body blog-body">Cotton Incorporated is funded by check-off dollars assessed on each bale of cotton marketed in the U.S. or the equivalent imported into the country. The assessment is $1 plus .5 percent of a bale’s value. Why should cotton farmers care?</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/why-should-cotton-growers-care-about-cotton-incorporated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-should-cotton-growers-care-about-cotton-incorporated#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Cotton Incorporated Farm Press Blog Thu, 27 Feb 2014 21:34:00 +0000 103711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A re-shifting of U.S. agricultural production could be in order http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/re-shifting-us-agricultural-production-could-be-order <div class="node-body blog-body">Maybe it’s time, as some have suggested, that serious consideration be given to building an irrigation infrastructure in the Eastern U.S. that would allow us to once again decentralize agricultural production and reduce our vulnerability to the vagaries of climate.</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/re-shifting-us-agricultural-production-could-be-order" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/re-shifting-us-agricultural-production-could-be-order#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Thu, 27 Feb 2014 19:48:00 +0000 103701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com