Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Cycling through the downside of a farm economy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">People in the ag industry hope the bloody-nose-feeling the sector feels now at least means it has hit the dirty floor of the down cycle.</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/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Blog Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:01:00 +0000 115561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Don’t we want to grow more peanuts? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-we-want-grow-more-peanuts <div class="node-body blog-body">Being able to produce a lot of quality peanuts is a good thing in the long run. It’s good to have a lot of something people should want. </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/don-t-we-want-grow-more-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-we-want-grow-more-peanuts#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Farm Press Blog Mon, 10 Aug 2015 21:59:00 +0000 115351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A call no rancher wants, and it was pitch dark and raining http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/call-no-rancher-wants-and-it-was-pitch-dark-and-raining <div class="node-body blog-body">Your heart sinks immediately. You get that feeling in the pit of your stomach, one that says you’ve been negligent. </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/call-no-rancher-wants-and-it-was-pitch-dark-and-raining" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/call-no-rancher-wants-and-it-was-pitch-dark-and-raining#comments Livestock Management Cattle Farm Press Blog Sun, 09 Aug 2015 21:44:00 +0000 115341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Boo Boo, one of Rachel Bearden&#39;s prized bulls, on his return from a late-night &#39;outing&#39; with part of the herd.</p> Thank you, Mr. Jenkins, and your generation http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/thank-you-mr-jenkins-and-your-generation <div class="node-body blog-body">A Nazi sniper’s bullet hit him in Salerno, Italy. He was part of the Normandy invasion and fought at The Battle of the Bulge. Mr. Charlie Jenkins was one of those World War II veterans who came back home and showed us how to live a successful, good life. </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/thank-you-mr-jenkins-and-your-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/thank-you-mr-jenkins-and-your-generation#comments Cotton Untagged Farm Press Blog Fri, 10 Jul 2015 17:28:00 +0000 114871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Checklist: You might be a female rancher if … http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if <div class="node-body blog-body">With the onslaught of checklists and online quizzes that dominate popular culture and social media, my sister and I decided to compile our own list to help our fellow ladies in the agricultural world validate their status as female farming forces. </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/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if#comments Livestock Management Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:48:00 +0000 114691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Rachel Bearden, the author&rsquo;s sister, and her beloved cow Miranda.</p> Don’t want to endanger your soul http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul <div class="node-body blog-body">The truck driver, a lovely Haitian lady, smiled and waved. I took her picture and she smiled and waved some more. But some of the fieldworkers made it clear they didn’t want their pictures taken. And that was OK, 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/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-want-endanger-your-soul#comments Cotton Grains Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Human Resources Vegetables Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Jun 2015 17:37:00 +0000 114611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Haitian woman drives the truck during sweet corn harvest in south Georgia.</p> Summer nights bring special, soothing nocturnal sonatas http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/summer-nights-bring-special-soothing-nocturnal-sonatas <div class="node-body blog-body">Beginning in early April, the deep, dark forests of Alabama echo with the melancholy yet soothing sounds of the “whippoorwill,” a sure-fire signal that spring has arrived, and summer is on its way.</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/summer-nights-bring-special-soothing-nocturnal-sonatas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/summer-nights-bring-special-soothing-nocturnal-sonatas#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:11:00 +0000 114321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com I’d stand naked for much less http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/i-d-stand-naked-much-less <div class="node-body blog-body">In the last few years, I’ve learned of half a dozen farmers who died of melanoma skin cancer. Not one was an old man. </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-d-stand-naked-much-less" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/i-d-stand-naked-much-less#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Weather Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Jun 2015 14:04:00 +0000 114171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields over the next five years.</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-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Business Crops Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 113931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Now is the time for Alabama farmers to get involved in water policy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy <div class="node-body blog-body">"All farmers in Alabama have a stake in this, so don’t just assume that they won’t listen to you.”</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/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Crops Farm Press Blog Wed, 06 May 2015 18:24:00 +0000 113471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com