Multimedia Library - All en Young cotton farmers want to know how research, promotion money is spent <div class="node-body gallery-body">Young cotton farmers from across the Mid-South and Southeast made the trip to Cary, N.C. June 20 to see the house that cotton built.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Tue, 28 Jun 2016 13:52:00 +0000 120741 at <p><span>Emmett&nbsp;</span>Hylton<span>, manager of the product development laboratory at Cotton&nbsp;</span>Incorporated<span>, gives a demonstration of the Monarch single knit spinning machine to Scott and&nbsp;</span>Alysa<span>&nbsp;Walker of&nbsp;</span>McDavid<span>, Fla.</span></p> Peanut tank-mix tips (and recipes) to limit unwanted plant injury <div class="node-body gallery-body">It is a common practice for peanut growers to tank mix numerous products. However, tank mixtures are not always foolproof or hassle free.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Tue, 21 Jun 2016 17:14:00 +0000 120651 at This corn looks good, but stink bugs all over it <div class="node-body gallery-body">The corn crop in South Carolina’s Pee Dee region looks strong, and so far major disease pressure has been limited. But it’s not too hard to find stink bugs in fields.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Fri, 17 Jun 2016 14:36:00 +0000 120591 at Aerial photos: Bonnie and Colin flood Carolina farms, leave mess behind <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here is what it looked like, from the air, June 7 on some North Carolina farms after tropical storms dumped heavy rain on young or just-planted crops.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Thu, 09 Jun 2016 15:05:00 +0000 120471 at Florida ranchers celebrate heritage, the drive and a new venture <div class="node-body gallery-body">Florida Cattle Ranchers LLC brings 13 ranches under a new marketing brand with the goal to produce Florida-born, -raised, -finished and –harvested beef.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 24 May 2016 18:48:00 +0000 120251 at Agriculture has real enemies, says a congressional chief of staff <div class="node-body video-body">"Sometimes people from back home ask, 'Why can't we get this done?'" said Ray Starling, chief of staff for Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C. "I have to explain it's because we have a real enemy on the issue."</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Peanuts Soybeans Organizations Mon, 16 May 2016 15:15:00 +0000 120201 at 6 things efficient peanut farmers do <div class="node-body gallery-body">Efficient peanut farmers share things in common, or ways to make their crop as profitable as possible.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Peanuts Mon, 09 May 2016 11:15:00 +0000 120061 at Higher wheat yields plus winter peas for feed in North Carolina <div class="node-body gallery-body"> Advice on wheat management, variety selection and tips on disease and weed control in North Carolina.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Livestock Sun, 01 May 2016 13:25:00 +0000 119891 at <p><span>North Carolina wheat was hit with two freeze events on April 5 and April 9, but Angela Post, the recently hired North Carolina State University Extension small grains specialist, says while some wheat plants were damaged, the freeze wasn&rsquo;t severe enough for significant yield reduction.</span></p> Offset problems related to shorter crop rotation in 2016 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Growers cannot “buy” a fungicide or nematicide program to overcome the shortcomings of an abbreviated crop rotation schedule. Growers may be able, in the short term, to remain profitable by combining other practices with judicious use of fungicides and nematicides. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Peanuts Soybeans Fri, 08 Apr 2016 16:46:00 +0000 119591 at Surprising facts and figures about Florida agriculture today <div class="node-body gallery-body">Florida is the No. 1 producer of at least eight major U.S. crops. And despite devastating diseases and other setbacks, Florida’s vibrant agriculture sector continues to create about 14 percent of the state’s jobs and contribute $148.5 billion to the state’s economy.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Orchard Crops Vegetables Mon, 28 Mar 2016 17:04:00 +0000 119331 at