Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml en Cotton Incorporated’s Ira Livingston dies at age 70 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-incorporated-s-ira-livingston-dies-age-70 <div class="node-body article-body">Ira Livingston, a key voice in the cotton industry for three decades, died at his home in Westport, CT. on Feb. 17th. He was 70 years old. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-incorporated-s-ira-livingston-dies-age-70" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-incorporated-s-ira-livingston-dies-age-70#comments Cotton Marketing and Promotion Wed, 25 Mar 2015 15:37:00 +0000 112481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ira Livingston&nbsp;<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;retired from Cotton Incorporated in 2006 as&nbsp; senior vice president of consumer marketing, after more than 30 years of service.</span></p> Bayer marks 10th anniversary of Food Chain Partnership http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer Crop Science marked the 10th anniversary of its Food Chain Partnership with a forum in Berlin Feb. 4-6 that focused on how to keep consistency of the food supply in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/bayer-marks-10th-anniversary-food-chain-partnership#comments Markets Management Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:23:00 +0000 112341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Bayer Crop Science marked the 10<sup>th</sup> anniversary of its Food Chain Partnership with a forum in Berlin Feb. 4-6 that focused on how to keep consistency of the food supply in the future.</p> Farm bill: Who takes the risk and who makes decisions? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">There is no doubt, that the 2014 farm bill is complicated. There are multiple long-lasting decisions to make. We can make an educated guess, but it is still a guess on how the next four years will play out. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farm-bill-who-takes-risk-and-who-makes-decisions#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Farm Bill 2012 Crops Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:53:00 +0000 112661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ABOUT THE ONLY farm bill decision that is a given is whether to do a yield update or not. There is no downside to updating yields, and with the March 31 deadline extended for it and reallocation, there is still time to do it.</p> S.C. landowners to be surveyed about feral hog damage, interactions http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/sc-landowners-be-surveyed-about-feral-hog-damage-interactions <div class="field-byline"> Jonathan Veit, School of Agricultural, Forest and Environmental Sciences </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A survey designed by Clemson University researchers to begin to quantify the economic and ecological damage caused by feral hogs will soon start showing up in the mailboxes of many South Carolina farmers and rural landowners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/sc-landowners-be-surveyed-about-feral-hog-damage-interactions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/sc-landowners-be-surveyed-about-feral-hog-damage-interactions#comments Management Management Tue, 03 Mar 2015 13:48:00 +0000 112651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <h1 style="font-size: 19.2000007629395px; line-height: 20px;"> <span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; font-weight: normal;">Sows can have four litters per year of up to 13 piglets.</span></h1> USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service 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 North Carolina ag, military seek to forge partnerships http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships <div class="node-body article-body">Both the military and agriculture have a huge impact on the economy of North Carolina and leaders from both sectors are seeking ways the two can work together.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-ag-military-seek-forge-partnerships#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Management Mon, 02 Mar 2015 16:03:00 +0000 112361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Col. Yori Escalante, left, and Col. Andrew Bernard, center, say the need for air space and the ability to fly in rural North Carolina is critical for the state&rsquo;s military bases. Joining the two is North Carolina Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler who stressed the importance of agriculture and military partnerships during the annual Ag Development Forum held during the Southern Farm Show in Raleigh in February.</p> Sorghum: ‘Hidden gem’ for North Carolina grain producers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers <div class="node-body article-body">Ron Heiniger calls grain sorghum a “hidden gem” this year as North Carolina grain producers work to step up production to meet the demands of the state’s livestock industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/sorghum-hidden-gem-north-carolina-grain-producers#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Grain Sorghum Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:40:00 +0000 112351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Ron Heiniger, cropping systems specialist at North Carolina State University, said achieving 100 bushel per acre yields in grain sorghum in North Carolina is &ldquo;doable and possible and something we need to consider as we consider our marketing strategy for 2015.&rdquo;</span></p> 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> New crop “carinata” holds promise for Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast <div class="node-body article-body">“For the past three years, we have evaluated various strategies that allow incorporation of carinata into prevalent cropping systems with minimal modification to existing infrastructure. In the fall of 2014, about 3,000 acres were contracted among 25 farmers.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-crop-carinata-holds-promise-southeast#comments Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Energy Crop Sun, 01 Mar 2015 22:09:00 +0000 112291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FIELD OF carinata is harvested in north Florida. The promising oilseed has potential as a winter crop in the Southeast, according to researchers.&nbsp;</p> Wilson meets with South Carolina Farm Bureau leaders in Washington http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) met with representatives of the South Carolina Farm Bureau in Washington, D.C. Feb. 25 and discussed environmental regulations, labor concerns, immigration and transportation issues facing agriculture, while highlighting the important role farming plays in the South Carolina economy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/wilson-meets-south-carolina-farm-bureau-leaders-washington#comments Government U.S. House Sat, 28 Feb 2015 03:59:00 +0000 112621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Members of the South Carolina Farm Bureau&rsquo;s National Advocacy committee meet with U.S.Rep. &nbsp;Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) &nbsp;in National Statutory Hall of the U.S. Capitol Building.</span></p> March 31 new deadline for farm bill base, yield update and ARC, PLC programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs <div class="node-body article-body">A one-time extension will be provided to producers for the new safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/march-31-new-deadline-farm-bill-base-yield-update-and-arc-plc-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Legislation Fri, 27 Feb 2015 23:55:00 +0000 112611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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 Florida releases new evergreen blueberry varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-releases-new-evergreen-blueberry-varieties <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Avanti “FL 06-203,’ Arcadia ‘FL 07-399’ and Endura ‘FL 06-377’ blueberry cultivars well-suited for evergreen production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-releases-new-evergreen-blueberry-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-releases-new-evergreen-blueberry-varieties#comments Orchard Crops Pome Fruit Wed, 25 Feb 2015 01:50:00 +0000 112551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Get higher soybean yields with a few minor adjustments http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments <div class="node-body article-body">It’s no surprise irrigation is the single-most important factor to increase soybean yields in the Deep South, but many growers are reluctant to spend the money to irrigate soybeans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments#comments Management Soybeans Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:25:00 +0000 112531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STUCK IN A RUT on soybean yields? Southern farmers can do a few basic steps to bump up yields without dragging profits down.</p> Walter Godwin looking to high-yield soybeans for cash flow in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Walter Godwin’s choice of soybeans to lead the way on his farm is unusual considering he farms in Mitchell and Grady counties in Georgia, one of the largest peanut-producing regions in the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015#comments Management Markets Soybeans Center Pivot Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:41:00 +0000 112521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WALTER GODWIN says 2015 is the year to go for higher-yielding soybeans on his Georgia farm.</p> Assessing weed control programs for corn production http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production <div class="node-body article-body">“We have glyphosate resistance as well as resistance to Liberty or glufosinate. That gives us another option from which to choose if we need to depending on the weed species that is present.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:35:00 +0000 111951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN PRODUCERS IN the Southeast have several options for controlling weeds, and more are on the way.&nbsp;</p> Projected soybean acreage surprisingly low http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low <div class="field-byline"> John Newton, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA surprised the market by dismissing expectations for increased soybean plantings and projecting fewer soybean acres planted in 2015. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/projected-soybean-acreage-surprisingly-low#comments Markets Soybeans Soybean Mon, 23 Feb 2015 17:58:00 +0000 112491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WITH RESPECT to harvested soybean acres, the USDA projection is for 82.6 million acres, down 500,000 acres from 2014.</p> United Soybean Board Factors to consider when selecting peanut varieties for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">“Very few cultivars have made their mark like Georgia-06G in overall performance until recently. Growers now have more choices of high yielding and disease-resistant cultivars, including high-oleic cultivars, from which to select.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Crops Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:09:00 +0000 111921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;WITH PEANUT acres likely increasing due to the structure of the current farm bill and suppressed prices of other commodities, growers need to take all of these things into account before selecting a cultivar,&rdquo; says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia peanut agronomist.</p> A look at 13 improved peanut varieties available now or coming soon http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon <div class="node-body article-body">State, federal and private peanut breeding programs are actively involved in the development of improved varieties with desirable traits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:30:00 +0000 111911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MORE THAN ANY other single research effort, improved varieties ultimately benefit the entire peanut industry.&nbsp;</p> Irrigation meeting set for March 5 in Gatesville, N.C. http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can learn the latest information on water management during the Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage M eeting set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Other Piped Water Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 112121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage meeting is set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C. The program begins at 10 a.m., includes a sponsored lunch and field visis from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.</p> Required farmer training rolls out ahead of new cotton herbicide launch http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers and pesticide applicators in Georgia will likely be required to take training before they can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Weeds Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA FARMERS AND farm pesticide applicators lineup in Moultrie, Ga., to register for &ldquo;Using Pesticides Wisely,&rdquo; a training likely required before applicators can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</p> Failure to start clean a big problem in corn weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control <div class="node-body article-body">It’s imperative that corn producers start with clean fields, whether they’re dealing with pigweed or other species. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:21:00 +0000 111941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STARTING OFF CLEAN is the most important consideration in corn weed control, says University of Georgia Extension weed specialist Eric Prostko.&nbsp;</p> North Carolina must develop ports to expand ag trade http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina is well situated to take advantage of growing trade in agriculture, but the state must develop its ports if it wants to become a major exporter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/north-carolina-must-develop-ports-expand-ag-trade#comments Cotton Grains Markets Soybeans Import and Export Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:27:00 +0000 112111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the annual meeting of the Blackland Farm Managers Association Jan. 29 were Nick Piggott, NC State University Extension economist; Andrea Gibbs, Extension agent for Hyde County; and Hyde County farmer Dawson Pugh, president of the Blackland Farm Managers Association.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> What to know about FAA’s proposed new drone rules http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Federal Aviation Administration earlier this week proposed a framework of regulations to allow the use of certain non-recreational small unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs (also known as drones). The rules would limit flights to daylight and visual-line-of-sight operations. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules#comments Equipment Government Miscellaneous Regulations Technology Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Nat’l Peanut Board cautioned on research agreement http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The wording in the National Peanut Board’s current research agreement could have a negative effect on the industry’s current effort towards mapping the peanut genome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Marketing and Promotion National Peanut Board Peanut Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:35:00 +0000 112321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;MY ONLY CAUTION is about the wording in your current contract. When you add the word &lsquo;technology,&rsquo; you&rsquo;ve covered a broad area,&quot; Howard Valentine, executive director of the Peanut Foundation, told the National Peanut Board at its meeting Feb. 5</p> Tobacco growers must grow more leaf for less in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">It was a tense winter for tobacco farmers, as contracts for the 2015 crop were very difficult to obtain. Prices were down, too, putting growers in the position of needing to make the most tobacco possible at lowest realistic production cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:56:00 +0000 111961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com See how the 2014 Georgia Quality Cotton Award winners measured up http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/see-how-2014-georgia-quality-cotton-award-winners-measured <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Cotton Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Georgia Quality Cotton Awards were presented at the Georgia Cotton Commission’s 8th annual meeting and University of Georgia Cotton Production Workshop on Jan. 28 in Tifton, Ga. The awards are co-sponsored by the Georgia Cotton Commission and Bayer CropScience, and administered by the UGA Cotton Team.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/see-how-2014-georgia-quality-cotton-award-winners-measured" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/see-how-2014-georgia-quality-cotton-award-winners-measured#comments Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Tue, 17 Feb 2015 14:39:00 +0000 112331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The general public “don’t know much about science book” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/general-public-don-t-know-much-about-science-book <div class="node-body blog-body">These days, however, “Don’t know much about science book” seems to be a loud and proud declaration from the general public in America, and there’s nothing whimsical or romantic about it. </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/general-public-don-t-know-much-about-science-book" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/general-public-don-t-know-much-about-science-book#comments Management Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Tue, 17 Feb 2015 12:22:00 +0000 111901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Peanut Board delays vote on sharing technology overseas http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas <div class="node-body article-body">The National Peanut Board has delayed for one year approving an agreement with research institutions that would restrict the sharing of commercial products – such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds – with international competitors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/national-peanut-board-delays-vote-sharing-technology-overseas#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Groups & Organizations Marketing and Promotion Peanut Fri, 13 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000 112271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A NATIONAL PEANUT BOARD meeting Feb. 5, peanut industry stakeholders discussed the pros and cons of prohibiting the sharing of technology -- such as seed varieties developed with grower-funded research funds --&nbsp; outside the U.S.</p> Ga. Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association encourages next generation http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ga-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-association-encourages-next-generation <div class="field-byline"> GFVGA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Encouraging younger generations of farmers to get involved in the produce industry can be a daunting task, but the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association executive board members decided it was a necessary one for the association’s operations in 2015.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ga-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-association-encourages-next-generation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ga-fruit-and-vegetable-growers-association-encourages-next-generation#comments Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Groups & Organizations Fruits Vegetables Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:52:00 +0000 112261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com