Farm Press Blog http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/19467/feed The Farm Press Daily Blog en Increasing forage vital for honey bee health http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health <div class="node-body blog-body">Protecting honey bees is a lot like ensuring clean air and clean water. Everybody supports the cause, but the disagreement arises when it comes time to decide how to solve the problem.</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/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/increasing-forage-vital-honey-bee-health#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Management Farm Press Blog Mon, 13 Apr 2015 20:01:00 +0000 113231 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama’s aquatic diversity runs north to south http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south <div class="node-body blog-body">From the Tennessee Valley to the Mobile Delta, Alabama is drenched in more than 77,000 miles of freshwater streams, ranking this Sweet Home as the No. 1 habitat nationally for a multitude of freshwater aquatic species including fish, crayfish, mussels and snails.</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/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/alabama-s-aquatic-diversity-runs-north-south#comments Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:09:00 +0000 112921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </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/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in 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/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Farm Press Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:00 +0000 113121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UAVs: Precision agriculture in truest sense of the word http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word <div class="node-body blog-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles offers clear benefits for scouting and data management, and farmers will certainly turn to UAVs if they are affordable and contribute to the bottom line, allowing them to apply inputs in a more precise manner.</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/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word#comments Equipment Management Crops Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:11:00 +0000 112641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University &nbsp;is using the Vireo, a unmanned aerial vehicle that is no larger than a football in its research at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center in Plymouth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Don’t even think about taking my water http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-even-think-about-taking-my-water <div class="node-body blog-body">In a recent survey conducted by the University of Florida Center for Public Issues Education, or PIE Center, participating Floridians revealed that they value water almost as much as they do money and their health. Just don’t ask them to cut their showers short.</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/don-t-even-think-about-taking-my-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/don-t-even-think-about-taking-my-water#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2015 14:38:00 +0000 112561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming <div class="node-body blog-body">“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”</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/or-down-just-keep-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming#comments Cotton Equipment Management Peanuts Soybeans Business Farm Press Blog Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:31:00 +0000 112881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Precious underground water is hidden treasure for all living things http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/precious-underground-water-hidden-treasure-all-living-things <div class="node-body blog-body">Evaporation gives way to condensation and condensation yields precipitation. Back to earth the water goes. Beneath the earth, it continues to flow for all living things to harness its power.</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/precious-underground-water-hidden-treasure-all-living-things" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/precious-underground-water-hidden-treasure-all-living-things#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 02 Mar 2015 22:39:00 +0000 112311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut industry becomes victim of its own success http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success <div class="node-body blog-body">In three short years, the United States has become the world’s foremost low-cost producer of peanuts, a result of vastly improved varieties and refined production techniques.</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-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/peanut-industry-becomes-victim-its-own-success#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Root Crop Farm Press Blog Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:23:00 +0000 112301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Higher yields, of course, result in more peanuts. And even if they are of superior quality &ndash; which is the case with U.S. peanuts &ndash; they aren&rsquo;t doing anyone much good if they can&rsquo;t be sold.</p> Regulators and farmers can find common ground http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground <div class="node-body blog-body">Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow against the viability of one of the region’s top farming sectors was averted. </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/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground#comments Government Management Vegetables Groups & Organizations National Vegetables Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 112601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com