Multimedia Library - All http://southeastfarmpress.com/media/all en Bumper crop? Peanut demand strong but not strong enough http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough <div class="node-body gallery-body">According to USDA’s latest report, U.S. peanut farmers are in the process of planting 1.48 million acres this spring, about 10 percent more than last year. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/bumper-crop-peanut-demand-strong-not-strong-enough#comments Markets Peanuts Tue, 19 May 2015 14:56:00 +0000 114001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Scab, Italian Ryegrass top concerns at North Carolina Wheat Field Day http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day <div class="node-body gallery-body">Concern about scab and ryegrass in wheat led the agenda of the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/scab-italian-ryegrass-top-concerns-north-carolina-wheat-field-day#comments Grains Management Thu, 07 May 2015 20:01:00 +0000 113831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Farmer attendance was less than expected for the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day held April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C.&nbsp;because picture perfect weather allowed farmers to return to the field after a number of days of rain. Organizers were still pleased with the turnout.</p> What does it ‘feel’ like to be a blueberry from harvest to package? http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/what-does-it-feel-be-blueberry-harvest-package <div class="node-body gallery-body">To get a better idea of what blueberries endure as they tumble through a packing line, Charlie Li developed the Berry Impact Recording Device, or BIRD. An embedded electronic chip records all the bumps and bruises as the device rattles along with the berries.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/what-does-it-feel-be-blueberry-harvest-package" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/what-does-it-feel-be-blueberry-harvest-package#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Thu, 07 May 2015 00:27:00 +0000 113841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 7 tips to efficiently protect corn yields with fungicides http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research shows well-timed fungicide applications can improve corn yields by 70 to 80 bushels per acre.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides#comments Grains Management Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 113721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Heavy rain, high winds lodge corn and stop planters http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 7 tips for profitable peanut weed control in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Controlling weeds in peanuts is difficult, but even more difficult in a year like this when low prices force growers to question every input. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/7-tips-profitable-peanut-weed-control-2015#comments Peanuts Mon, 13 Apr 2015 14:23:00 +0000 113391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Fourth-generation North Carolina tobacco farm turns to tilapia production http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/fourth-generation-north-carolina-tobacco-farm-turns-tilapia-production <div class="field-byline"> N.C. Dept. of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">With fresh fish now in Whole Foods, some Publix stores, a number of Asian markets and in restaurants and other retail outlets in North Carolina, Canada and New York, Taylor Fish Farm seems well on its way to laying a solid foundation for the future.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/fourth-generation-north-carolina-tobacco-farm-turns-tilapia-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/fourth-generation-north-carolina-tobacco-farm-turns-tilapia-production#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Mon, 30 Mar 2015 15:29:00 +0000 113211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Top reasons why cotton herbicide programs fail, what to do http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do <div class="node-body gallery-body">In recent years, cotton growers have met the challenge with improved strategies and are winning. But even a perfect plan with perfect execution can come up short. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/top-reasons-why-cotton-herbicide-programs-fail-what-do#comments Cotton Management Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Is it clear to plant? http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Justin Shealey poked holes, sampled gas and got muddy all in an effort to help the vegetable growers in his area not lose tens of thousands of dollars and time by accidentally killing their spring transplants.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:35:00 +0000 112791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Irrigation systems, ideas and faces from the past http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past <div class="node-body gallery-body">It was 1947 and J.L Clegg was attaching pipes to a free-flowing artesian well on his tobacco farm. That same year, L.E. Connell and assistant county Extension agent J. O. Hensley adjusted pipes on H. Langdale, Jr. Farm. And in 1951, Dock Jones was using dynamite to make ditches.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> 5 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-irrigation-systems-ideas-and-faces-past#comments Cotton Equipment Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 112671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com