Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed en Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought conditions pock the region. </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/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Drought Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 108921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Recipe for a wild Friday night along the creekside http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside <div class="node-body blog-body">Need a recipe for a wild Friday night? Try combining two 12-year-old boys who love to explore, a creek full of late summer flood water and a homeless kitten.</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/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:30:00 +0000 108441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</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/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant <div class="node-body blog-body">The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any glitch.</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/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cotton Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 108531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move <div class="node-body blog-body">Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge will require that we protect our technological advantages. The Peanut Commission’s motion is a right step in that direction.</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/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 108151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Catching a connection from a kayak http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak <div class="node-body blog-body">If you’re looking to add some true depth to your fishing forays this summer, try your hand at kayak fishing. </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/catching-connection-kayak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:09:00 +0000 107621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE AUTHOR TRIES her hand at saltwater kayak fishing.</p> Ebola virus hit with ‘tobacco juice’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice <div class="node-body blog-body">Score a big one for the ingenuity which turned some special tobacco juice into a lifesaving Ebola serum and a remarkable plant into a way to efficiently mass produce 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/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice#comments Government Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Untagged Farm Press Blog Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 108321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture.</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/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer#comments Equipment Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:52:00 +0000 107611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Skeeter bit: Explaining the dangers of “Chihuahua” fever http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/skeeter-bit-explaining-dangers-chihuahua-fever <div class="node-body blog-body">“Daddy, a skitter bit me. I think I got Chihuahua fever now.” </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/skeeter-bit-explaining-dangers-chihuahua-fever" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/skeeter-bit-explaining-dangers-chihuahua-fever#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 29 Jul 2014 18:10:00 +0000 107991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production <div class="node-body blog-body">This is certainly not to suggest a wholesale relocation of the Corn Belt to the Southeast, but there’s potential here for some expansion of irrigation, while other regions of the country have clearly reached their limits. </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/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production#comments Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Irrigation Farm Press Blog Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:01:00 +0000 107081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Diversity of U.S. farming seen in 2014 Peanut Profitability winners http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/diversity-us-farming-seen-2014-peanut-profitability-winners <div class="node-body blog-body">They’re a true microcosm of U.S. farming, in all of its glorious variety.</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/diversity-us-farming-seen-2014-peanut-profitability-winners" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/diversity-us-farming-seen-2014-peanut-profitability-winners#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanut Profitability Farm Press Blog Wed, 02 Jul 2014 19:13:00 +0000 106601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Lonesome oak is lasting tribute to father, friend http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/lonesome-oak-lasting-tribute-father-friend <div class="node-body blog-body">Thank you, Lonesome, for befriending three generations of Beardens. We promise you will never feel Lonesome again.</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/lonesome-oak-lasting-tribute-father-friend" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/lonesome-oak-lasting-tribute-father-friend#comments Livestock Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Sat, 28 Jun 2014 19:30:00 +0000 106611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span>LONESOME&nbsp;OAK HAS witnessed a family&rsquo;s history and more. </span></p> Why farmers irrigate in the rain and police officers like donut shops http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops <div class="node-body blog-body">“It was raining, and he had the irrigation running in the field. Why?” That’s what an urban-leaning friend of mine asked me recently, referring to what he felt was an appalling misuse of water resources by a farmer somewhere locally.</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-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:29:00 +0000 106941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Sundown is show time for a host of wildlife http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/sundown-show-time-host-wildlife <div class="node-body blog-body">While the rest of the world is preparing for evening repose, these pond inhabitants are preparing to take advantage of the upcoming period of darkness. For these restless natives, sundown is just the beginning.</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/sundown-show-time-host-wildlife" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/sundown-show-time-host-wildlife#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 04 Jun 2014 17:54:00 +0000 105911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Retired professor writes of Alabama's agricultural shortcomings http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/retired-professor-writes-alabamas-agricultural-shortcomings <div class="node-body blog-body">“It was obvious U.S. agriculture was in serious trouble, but the situation in Alabama was even 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/retired-professor-writes-alabamas-agricultural-shortcomings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/retired-professor-writes-alabamas-agricultural-shortcomings#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Crops Farm Press Blog Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:39:00 +0000 105891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WAYNE SHELL, retired Auburn University professor, with his book the &ldquo;Evolution of the Alabama Agroecosystem: Always Keeping Up, Never Catching Up.&rdquo;</p>