Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en 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 Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What lies beneath an Alabama creek? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the most enjoyable ways to explore the great outdoors during the warm summer months is in the cool creeks of central Alabama. </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/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek#comments Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:46:00 +0000 113511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Increasing forage vital for honey bee health http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health <div class="node-body blog-body">Protecting honey bees is a lot like ensuring clean air and clean water. Everybody supports the cause, but the disagreement arises when it comes time to decide how to solve the problem.</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/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Management Farm Press Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:01:00 +0000 113231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama’s aquatic diversity runs north to south http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south <div class="node-body blog-body">From the Tennessee Valley to the Mobile Delta, Alabama is drenched in more than 77,000 miles of freshwater streams, ranking this Sweet Home as the No. 1 habitat nationally for a multitude of freshwater aquatic species including fish, crayfish, mussels and snails.</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/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south#comments Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:09:00 +0000 112921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </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/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in it.</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/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Farm Press Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:00 +0000 113121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UAVs: Precision agriculture in truest sense of the word http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word <div class="node-body blog-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles offers clear benefits for scouting and data management, and farmers will certainly turn to UAVs if they are affordable and contribute to the bottom line, allowing them to apply inputs in a more precise manner.</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/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word#comments Equipment Management Crops Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:11:00 +0000 112641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University &nbsp;is using the Vireo, a unmanned aerial vehicle that is no larger than a football in its research at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center in Plymouth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Don’t even think about taking my water http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-even-think-about-taking-my-water <div class="node-body blog-body">In a recent survey conducted by the University of Florida Center for Public Issues Education, or PIE Center, participating Floridians revealed that they value water almost as much as they do money and their health. Just don’t ask them to cut their showers short.</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-even-think-about-taking-my-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-even-think-about-taking-my-water#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:38:00 +0000 112561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com