Multimedia Library - All en 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 New hemp harvester can reach medicinally valued top flower <div class="node-body gallery-body">With research for the pharmaceutical use of hemp taking root, Kentucky hemp farmers face a challenge: harvesting the giant plants.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Tobacco Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:22:00 +0000 119161 at Identify these top weeds for a successful burndown <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Southeast is blessed with weeds no matter the season. And over the next four to six weeks, growers will be doing their best to burndown wintry weeds and cover crops before planting their no-till or strip-till cotton. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Tue, 08 Mar 2016 23:58:00 +0000 119081 at South Carolina tobacco farmers floating seed <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s the first week of February, so tobacco growers in the Pee Dee of South Carolina have been working on filling and seeding their float trays.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tobacco Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:34:00 +0000 118471 at Largest farm show in Virginia-Carolinas draws 30,000 to Raleigh <div class="node-body gallery-body">This year's Southern Farm Show drew 30,000 people to the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 3-5. Once again, the show presented an opportunity for farmers from throughout the Carolinas and Virginia to see the newest in farm equipment, network with peers and gain valuable information they can take back to their farms.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Mon, 08 Feb 2016 15:48:00 +0000 118441 at