Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml en It matters: 6 steps to avoid fungicide resistance now http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although fungicide resistance may be perceived as less urgent than other day-to-day challenges of growing a crop, this issue has become increasingly important and steps must be taken to delay the onset for as long as possible. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Fungicides Peanut Soybean Tue, 26 May 2015 15:39:00 +0000 114081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Students’ project to grow crops inside space station http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station <div class="field-byline"> BASF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three twelfth-grade students from the agricultural program at the Edith Stein School in Ravensburg, Germany, set up a project to examine how crops can be cultivated in microgravity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/students-project-grow-crops-inside-space-station#comments Government Miscellaneous Government Tue, 26 May 2015 15:11:00 +0000 114071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Kale finding place on more Georgia farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Increased consumer demand in connection with kale’s many health benefits has Georgia farmers planting and selling more of the leafy green</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 22 May 2015 02:35:00 +0000 114061 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 Tobacco farmers deal with chaotic market, emphasize quality http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality <div class="node-body article-body">There is one certainty about the chaotic market situation tobacco growers are facing: The best chance for success will come from producing the best possible quality. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-farmers-deal-chaotic-market-emphasize-quality#comments Markets Tobacco Tobacco Thu, 21 May 2015 19:29:00 +0000 114041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;What we really need to produce this year is good, ripe, clean tobacco,&rdquo; said Tim Yarbrough, a flue-cured grower of Prospect Hill, N.C., and president of the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina.</p> Why America’s cotton producers need access to affordable crop insurance http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance <div class="field-byline"> Sledge Taylor, National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Without a doubt, the volatility of weather and commodity markets necessitates government assistance with crop insurance premiums so that our nation’s farmers have access to affordable and dependable crop insurance products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Government Management Cotton Crop Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:00 +0000 114031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina wheat growers get tips on diseases, weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control <div class="node-body article-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/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control#comments Grains Management Wheat Wed, 20 May 2015 19:35:00 +0000 113801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Christina Cowger, small grains pathologist at North Carolina State University, says high relative humidity and moderate temperatures are conducive to scab.</p> Carbon is the currency of exchange for soil http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil <div class="node-body article-body">When considering a cover crop, farmers need to understand the carbon cycle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Organic Matter Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:00 +0000 113791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <div><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Jay Fuhrer, a nationally known expert on soil health, says soil needs a diversity of cover crops to remain healthy.</span></div> Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 Plant growth regulators have a place in North Carolina wheat http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Plant growth regulators weren’t needed in North Carolina wheat this year due to the very cold winter, but there are times when they have a place in wheat production, according to Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat#comments Grains Management Wheat Mon, 18 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 113811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University, says wheat growers need to think about plant growth regulators when they are thinking about their fertility program.</p> May cotton numbers are like my dove hunting skills http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the 2015-2016 cotton crop year, we’ll break the cycle of cotton overproduction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills#comments Cotton Management Markets Mon, 18 May 2015 15:58:00 +0000 113971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Howard Valentine sees an exciting future for peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">When Howard Valentine was a child and would build forts and play among the bags of peanuts at the warehouses managed by his father, he never dreamed peanuts would one day be his life’s work.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/howard-valentine-sees-exciting-future-peanuts#comments Peanuts Peanut Fri, 15 May 2015 12:50:00 +0000 113961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com John Michael Parimuha turns to technology to build yields, cut costs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs <div class="node-body article-body">​John Michael Parimuha knows that unlocking profits will take everything he’s got this year. He turns to the latest farm and crop technology to both manage costs and build yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Crops Wed, 13 May 2015 18:57:00 +0000 113781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Clarendon County, S.C. farmer John Michael&nbsp;Parimuha&nbsp;is looking for ways to cut costs in ways that won&rsquo;t impact yield this year.</p> Florida orange crop estimates continue to decline http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014-2015 Florida orange crop is estimated to be 96.4 million boxes, according to a May 12 report by USDA. This is 5.6 million boxes less than estimates earlier this year and 8 million boxes less than last year’s production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-orange-crop-estimates-continue-decline#comments Markets Orchard Crops Oranges Tue, 12 May 2015 22:50:00 +0000 113951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What to do for pigweed if pre-emergence herbicide not activated http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reports of Palmer amaranth already one to two inches tall with emerging crops appears to be common. How to proceed from here on weed management depends upon the crop as well as the herbicide tolerant trait in the crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/what-do-pigweed-if-pre-emergence-herbicide-not-activated#comments Cotton Grains Soybeans Soybean Weeds Tue, 12 May 2015 17:05:00 +0000 113941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields over the next five years.</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/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Business Crops Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 113931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 steps to meet conservation requirements paperwork http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, farmers who haven’t already done so must submit the AD-1026 form by June 1, showing they meet requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Soybeans Vegetables Plant and Animal Health Conservation Management Tue, 12 May 2015 13:17:00 +0000 113921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Sunbelt Expo director leads Farm Show Council http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/sunbelt-expo-director-leads-farm-show-council <div class="node-body article-body">Chip Blalock, executive director of the Sunbelt Ag Expo, will serve a two-year term as president of the Farm Show Council, taking the reins from outgoing President Dennis Alford with the Power Show of Ohio at the council’s recent annual meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/sunbelt-expo-director-leads-farm-show-council" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/sunbelt-expo-director-leads-farm-show-council#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Mon, 11 May 2015 13:26:00 +0000 113911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Current Farm Show Council President Chip Blalock, left, with the Sunbelt Ag Expo and outgoing President Dennis Alford with the Power Show of Ohio at the recent annual meeting of the Farm Show Council in Columbus Ohio.</p> Permanent guest worker program needed http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed <div class="node-body article-body">To illustrate the challenge agriculture faces finding labor, Ridge Spring, S.C. peach farmer Chalmers R. Carr III tells the story of a talk he made to a local Republican Women’s club.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed#comments Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Seasonal Sun, 10 May 2015 20:36:00 +0000 113661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Avian influenza current outbreak is unlike any other http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other <div class="field-byline"> John Newton and Todd Kuethe, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The current outbreak of avian influenza is the worst case ever experienced in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/avian-influenza-current-outbreak-unlike-any-other#comments Government Livestock Management Conditions and Diseases Fri, 08 May 2015 17:25:00 +0000 113901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA-ARS Gardenhour Orchards recognized for stewardship http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gardenhour-orchards-recognized-stewardship <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gardenhour Orchards, which encompasses 105 acres within the Chesapeake Bay watershed, is the 100th Maryland farm to receive the Farm Stewardship Certification and Assessment Program certificate and sign from the Maryland Association of Soil Conservation Districts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gardenhour-orchards-recognized-stewardship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/gardenhour-orchards-recognized-stewardship#comments Orchard Crops Management Fri, 08 May 2015 13:48:00 +0000 113891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">The&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">or</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">chard</span><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">, operated by Bill&nbsp;</span>Gardenhour<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;and his family outside of&nbsp;</span>Smithsburg<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">, Md., was recognized at a May 6 ceremony there.</span></p> 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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> Calculate the 2014 Price Loss Coverage peanut payment rate http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate <div class="field-byline"> Bill Tyson, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">$96.85/ton is the current estimated PLC payment for peanuts. The final payment rate for 2014 will not be determined until after July 31, 2015. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/calculate-2014-price-loss-coverage-peanut-payment-rate#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Thu, 07 May 2015 14:26:00 +0000 113871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </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 Now is the time for Alabama farmers to get involved in water policy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy <div class="node-body blog-body">"All farmers in Alabama have a stake in this, so don’t just assume that they won’t listen to you.”</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/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/now-time-alabama-farmers-get-involved-water-policy#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Crops Farm Press Blog Wed, 06 May 2015 18:24:00 +0000 113471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ambitious hemp agenda planned for Kentucky to lead nation in production http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Dept. of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“We want to make Kentucky synonymous with hemp like Idaho with potatoes. … Hemp equals jobs and economic development," Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ambitious-hemp-agenda-planned-kentucky-lead-nation-production#comments Government Management Markets Tobacco Wed, 06 May 2015 16:40:00 +0000 113861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer announces that the Kentucky Department of Agriculture approved 121 applications&nbsp;for hemp pilot projects in 2015. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)</p> Clemson prepares for sugarcane aphids http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Sugarcane aphids were spotted in South Carolina for the first time in October, and Clemson University entomologists are preparing for their return this growing season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-prepares-sugarcane-aphids#comments Grains Management Grain Sorghum Mon, 04 May 2015 21:58:00 +0000 113821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sugarcane aphids colonize a grain sorghum leaf in a South Carolina field.</p> Clemson University Team approach key to success for Titan Farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms <div class="node-body article-body">When he got into the peach farming business in 1990 in Madison, Fla., people would tell Chalmers R. Carr III that he couldn't be both a volume grower and a quality grower. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms#comments Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Peaches Mon, 04 May 2015 20:14:00 +0000 113651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Chalmers R. Carr III grew Titan Farms, which now stretches across 20 miles, by planting new acreage with new varieties and by acquiring two nearby farming operations.</span></p> Veteran Extension specialist makes the switch to Mississippi peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts <div class="node-body article-body">“I go all over the place – the Southeast, D.C. – to promote peanuts, and I really enjoy it. We do a lot of humanitarian work, as well.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/veteran-extension-specialist-makes-switch-mississippi-peanuts#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 04 May 2015 19:16:00 +0000 113501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com