Multimedia Library - All http://southeastfarmpress.com/media/all en (Gallery) Johnny Cochran is a one-man show but he wouldn’t say that http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say <div class="node-body gallery-body">When it comes to his farming operation Johnny Cochran, in many ways, is a one-man show — though he wouldn’t put it that way. He uses the term “We” when he speaks about his farm’s past and future, and he means family when he does. He is the 2015 Farm Press Peanut Profitability Award winner for the Lower Southeast region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/gallery-johnny-cochran-one-man-show-he-wouldn-t-say#comments Peanuts Tue, 07 Jul 2015 14:57:00 +0000 114801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) There’s a mule train in that field http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field <div class="node-body gallery-body">One of the pleasures of summer is eating fresh sweet corn, but harvesting it is very labor intensive. To get the vegetable grain out of the field in a timely way, many growers use the mule train. It’s something to see in action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Vegetables Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:25:00 +0000 114601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Virginia field day looks at early crop progress http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-virginia-field-day-looks-early-crop-progress <div class="node-body gallery-body">This yea'rs Early Summer Row Crops Tour drew a crowd of 100 farmers and others to the Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center Research Farm in Suffolk, Va. June 4. The field day examined insects, diseases and agronomics in corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-virginia-field-day-looks-early-crop-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-virginia-field-day-looks-early-crop-progress#comments Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Wed, 17 Jun 2015 18:50:00 +0000 114491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span>This year&#39;s&nbsp; Early Summer Row Crops Tour drew a crowd of 100 farmers and others to the Tidewater Agricultural Research &amp; Extension&nbsp; Center Research Farm in Suffolk, Va. June 4. The field day examined insects, diseases and&nbsp;</span>agronomics<span>&nbsp;in corn, cotton, peanuts and soybeans. Here, Ames Smith, professor of entomology at Virginia Tech, shows thrips&nbsp;damage to young cotton.</span></p> Gallery: Black flag cotton and preventing plant bug injury before squaring http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-black-flag-cotton-and-preventing-plant-bug-injury-squaring <div class="node-body gallery-body">There are isolated reports of plant bugs damaging presquaring cotton in North Carolina. Though not typical, plant bugs will leave early season hosts during dry spells and hit young cotton, and this can result in the yield-damaging condition called “black flag” symptoms. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-black-flag-cotton-and-preventing-plant-bug-injury-squaring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-black-flag-cotton-and-preventing-plant-bug-injury-squaring#comments Cotton Management Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:47:00 +0000 114341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>There are isolated reports of plant bugs damaging presquaring cotton in North Carolina. Though not typical, plant bugs will leave early season hosts during dry spells and hit young cotton, and this can result in the yield-damaging condition called &ldquo;black flag&rdquo; symptom.</p> Gallery: A look at rapeseed harvest in Pee Dee Region http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-look-rapeseed-harvest-pee-dee-region <div class="node-body gallery-body">South Carolina rapeseed growers began harvesting their crop the first of June. The oilseed is used to make industrial-grade oil. Here is a look at rapeseed harvest around the Pee Dee Region of the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-look-rapeseed-harvest-pee-dee-region" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-look-rapeseed-harvest-pee-dee-region#comments Grains Management Soybeans Tue, 09 Jun 2015 14:57:00 +0000 114311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>South Carolina rapeseed growers began harvesting their crop the first of June. The oilseed is used to make industrial-grade oil. Here is a look at rapeseed harvest around the Pee Dee Region of the state.</p> <p>Rapeseed and canola both are from the mustard family and similar in many ways. In fact, canola was bred from rapeseed in the early 1970s in an effort to improve the rapeseed oil for human consumption.</p> Singer Sheryl Crow and cotton join forces to recycle and rebuild http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/singer-sheryl-crow-and-cotton-join-forces-recycle-and-rebuild <div class="node-body gallery-body">Pop singer Sheryl Crow has been supporting the Cotton Incorporated Blue Jeans Go Green initiative in New Orleans and led a charge asking consumers to donate denim to the program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/singer-sheryl-crow-and-cotton-join-forces-recycle-and-rebuild" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/singer-sheryl-crow-and-cotton-join-forces-recycle-and-rebuild#comments Cotton Miscellaneous Tue, 02 Jun 2015 19:10:00 +0000 114211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Caterpillar’s new Southern plant hits stride following Asian shift http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift <div class="node-body gallery-body">To follow a shift in market demand for its products, Caterpillar wanted to move production from its Sagami, Japan, assembly plant to the United States. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift#comments Cotton Equipment Markets Thu, 21 May 2015 21:50:00 +0000 114051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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="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="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="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