Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed en Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:09:00 +0000 110221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The reptile find of the afternoon http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon <div class="node-body blog-body">A secretive salamander, a small snake, a savvy swamp rabbit—these are the wild things that I cannot live without. Praise be to God who creates such noumena to be experienced by mere mortals. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/reptile-find-afternoon#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 03 Nov 2014 20:38:00 +0000 109831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ten people died last year in Georgia tractor-traffic collisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions <div class="node-body blog-body">The motorist goes around the curve in the road at 55 mph and then sees the tractor traveling just ahead. Even if the tractor is going 15 mph, it only takes a few seconds for the car to travel the length of a football field and into a potential collision with the tractor.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:00 +0000 109961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Dispelling common myths about the "superweed" http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed <div class="node-body blog-body">Originally, I suppose it was a fairly good substitution for glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth pigweed. It certainly takes less time to write “superweed,” and it sounds sexier than the aforementioned technically accurate term. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/dispelling-common-myths-about-superweed#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Weeds Farm Press Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:17:00 +0000 109811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut hay: A few things to remember this harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest <div class="node-body blog-body">Test peanut hay if it is going to be fed to livestock, though. Drought-stressed peanuts in the last five to six weeks are at higher risk for alflatoxin, as you know. Aflatoxin must be less than 20 ppb in the hay to be safe. High nitrates, or more than 4500 ppm, can be a problem, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-hay-few-things-remember-harvest#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Cattle Peanut Farm Press Blog Fri, 10 Oct 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>BALING PEANUT HAY in south Georgia.</p> Autumn offers opportunity to connect to natural world http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world <div class="node-body blog-body">Autumn gives every personality an opportunity to personally connect to the natural world.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/autumn-offers-opportunity-connect-natural-world#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:49:00 +0000 109091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com A few more things to think about at harvest time http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 109041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought conditions pock the region. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Drought Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 108921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Recipe for a wild Friday night along the creekside http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside <div class="node-body blog-body">Need a recipe for a wild Friday night? Try combining two 12-year-old boys who love to explore, a creek full of late summer flood water and a homeless kitten.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/recipe-wild-friday-night-along-creekside#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:30:00 +0000 108441 at http://southeastfarmpress.com "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant <div class="node-body blog-body">The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any glitch.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cotton Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 108531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move <div class="node-body blog-body">Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge will require that we protect our technological advantages. The Peanut Commission’s motion is a right step in that direction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 108151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Catching a connection from a kayak http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak <div class="node-body blog-body">If you’re looking to add some true depth to your fishing forays this summer, try your hand at kayak fishing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:09:00 +0000 107621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE AUTHOR TRIES her hand at saltwater kayak fishing.</p> Ebola virus hit with ‘tobacco juice’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice <div class="node-body blog-body">Score a big one for the ingenuity which turned some special tobacco juice into a lifesaving Ebola serum and a remarkable plant into a way to efficiently mass produce it.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ebola-virus-hit-tobacco-juice#comments Government Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Untagged Farm Press Blog Fri, 08 Aug 2014 13:38:00 +0000 108321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Try to do better with what you have, advises long-time farmer http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve interviewed many farmers over the years who talk about having to grow to survive and they’re not exaggerating, especially the younger guys who are struggling to establish themselves. Whether by necessity or by choice, expansion seems to be the name of the game in commercial agriculture.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/farm-press-blog">Farm Press Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/try-do-better-what-you-have-advises-long-time-farmer#comments Equipment Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 Aug 2014 20:52:00 +0000 107611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com