Multimedia Library - All http://southeastfarmpress.com/media/all en 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 (Gallery) It’s one of farming’s most complex production practices http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-s-one-farming-s-most-complex-production-practices <div class="node-body gallery-body">The plastic beds shimmered in the sun as spring field prep wrapped up the second week in February at Lewis Taylor Farms in south Georgia. And here’s what it looked like.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-s-one-farming-s-most-complex-production-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-s-one-farming-s-most-complex-production-practices#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Vegetables Fri, 13 Feb 2015 01:28:00 +0000 112231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Severe freeze bites Georgia cole crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-severe-freeze-bites-georgia-cole-crops <div class="node-body gallery-body">A polar vortex dropped Southern temperatures dramatically last week. In some places, like in south Georgia, temperatures crashed to 20 degrees or below with a sharp wind chill, enough to bite hard some cabbage and broccoli fields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-severe-freeze-bites-georgia-cole-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-severe-freeze-bites-georgia-cole-crops#comments Vegetables Wed, 14 Jan 2015 14:21:00 +0000 111511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Gallery: On the farm with Rick Morgan, 2015 High Cotton Winner http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-farm-rick-morgan-2015-high-cotton-winner <div class="node-body gallery-body">Rick Morgan, the 2015 High Cotton Winner for the Southeast, is a big advocate for no-till farming. He started 100 percent no-till 10 years ago when he got out of peanuts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-farm-rick-morgan-2015-high-cotton-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-farm-rick-morgan-2015-high-cotton-winner#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Mon, 05 Jan 2015 15:37:00 +0000 111381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Rick Morgan&rsquo;s son Mickey joined the operation last year after graduating from Gates County High School in Gatesville, N.C. &ldquo;He has farming in his blood,&rdquo; Rick says.</p> (Gallery) Wet weather hampers, blackbirds harass Georgia canola http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-wet-weather-hampers-blackbirds-harass-georgia-canola <div class="node-body gallery-body">Early, bitter cold snaps, soggy weather and blackbirds causing problems for Georgia canola. You can see the holes in rows where the birds pecked up the seedlings that did manage to break through.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-wet-weather-hampers-blackbirds-harass-georgia-canola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-wet-weather-hampers-blackbirds-harass-georgia-canola#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Wed, 10 Dec 2014 17:03:00 +0000 110851 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Gallery: UASs (or drones) fly over south Georgia field http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field <div class="node-body gallery-body">Hobbyists can fly UASs, but the FAA earlier this summer said farmers, ranchers or commercial operators can’t fly a UAS over commercial fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 109921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Opening day at Sunbelt Ag Expo http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-opening-day-sunbelt-ag-expo <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 37th annual Sunbelt Ag Expo’s opening day was wet and stormy, but the show went on as visitors huddled under umbrellas, ribbons were cut and a farmer was tapped as top in the southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-opening-day-sunbelt-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-opening-day-sunbelt-ag-expo#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Tue, 14 Oct 2014 19:27:00 +0000 109721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com