Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml/rss.xml en Bloomberg: Food fight with Castro spells trouble for biggest Florida crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/bloomberg-food-fight-castro-spells-trouble-biggest-florida-crops <div class="field-byline"> Alan Bjerga and Marvin G. Perez, Bloomberg </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Florida citrus farmer Dan Richey is worried about a Cuban fruit invasion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/bloomberg-food-fight-castro-spells-trouble-biggest-florida-crops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/bloomberg-food-fight-castro-spells-trouble-biggest-florida-crops#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Fri, 29 Apr 2016 15:08:00 +0000 119941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA North Carolina family aims to break soybean yield barrier http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/north-carolina-family-aims-break-soybean-yield-barrier <div class="node-body article-body">Glenn Pendleton Family Farms in Pasquotank County achieved North Carolina’s best recorded soybean yield ever last year with an impressive 93.3 bushels per acre, but the family is already aiming its sights on an even higher goal: breaking the 100 bushel per acre barrier.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/north-carolina-family-aims-break-soybean-yield-barrier" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/north-carolina-family-aims-break-soybean-yield-barrier#comments Soybeans Soybean Thu, 28 Apr 2016 18:44:00 +0000 119551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board PrecisionHawk gets DuPont as newest investor http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor <div class="node-body article-body">PrecisionHawk – a leading provider of aerial data and safety platforms for drones – announced April 27 that DuPont has joined its previously announced round of series C funding. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/precisionhawk-gets-dupont-newest-investor#comments Equipment Precision Farming Thu, 28 Apr 2016 16:08:00 +0000 119931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm labor shortage reported in 20 states, and visa backlog blamed http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-labor-shortage-reported-20-states-and-visa-backlog-blamed <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Paperwork delays have created a backlog of 30 days or more in processing H-2A applications at both the Department of Labor and United States Citizenship and Immigration Services.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-labor-shortage-reported-20-states-and-visa-backlog-blamed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/farm-labor-shortage-reported-20-states-and-visa-backlog-blamed#comments Orchard Crops Vegetables Human Resources Regulations Vegetables Thu, 28 Apr 2016 11:19:00 +0000 119921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>American Farm Bureau Federation calls for Congress to pass responsible immigration reform that provides farmers access to a legal and stable workforce.</p> N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes as planned, a new 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be up and running on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020#comments Management Peanuts Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 119841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus where the 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be located.</p> Winfield US and Southern States Cooperative make a supply agreement http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/winfield-us-and-southern-states-cooperative-make-supply-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">Winfield US (Winfield United Suppliers) and Southern States Cooperative, Inc. have signed a letter of intent to enter into a supply agreement for Winfield US to exclusively provide a majority of Southern States’ requirements for crop inputs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/winfield-us-and-southern-states-cooperative-make-supply-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/winfield-us-and-southern-states-cooperative-make-supply-agreement#comments Equipment Business Inputs Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:37:00 +0000 119911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm economy gets sobering testimony http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony <div class="node-body blog-body">Testimonies given at the House Committee on Agriculture’s “Focus on the Farm Economy” hearings were sobering and vividly framed just how bad the current farm economic crisis is in the country.</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/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/farm-economy-gets-sobering-testimony#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Peanuts Soybeans Inputs Legislation Farm Press Blog Wed, 27 Apr 2016 14:11:00 +0000 119901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Achieving record yields begins with winning attitude http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/achieving-record-yields-begins-winning-attitude <div class="node-body blog-body">Just as champion athletes know that a winning attitude is the key to success, champion farmers know that the right attitude is the key to achieving maximum yields. In interviews and speeches, David Hula, the Charles City, Va. farmer who achieved the world record corn yield of 532 bushels per acre last year, emphasizes the first step to achieving maximum corn yields is a positive attitude.</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/achieving-record-yields-begins-winning-attitude" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/achieving-record-yields-begins-winning-attitude#comments Grains Corn Farm Press Blog Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:41:00 +0000 119501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farmers can securely store and manage their data through new coalition http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thanks to precision agriculture and advancements in equipment and computing technology, America&rsquo;s farmers are building a treasure trove of production information that will help fuel future innovation.</p> <p>A new organization, <a href="http://www.AgDataCoalition.org" target="_blank">the Agricultural Data Coalition,</a> plans to help farmers better control, manage, and maximize the value of their data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:11:00 +0000 119881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Agricultural Data Coalition&#39;s goal is to build a data repository where farmers can securely store and oversee the information collected by their tractors, harvesters, aerial drones, and other devices.</p> 8 ways to cut cost and protect yields this peanut season http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season <div class="node-body article-body">The 2016 peanut planting season will start rolling big this week across much of the Peanut Belt. Margins are tighter and the financial risk is greater. There are some things you can do to make every input and strategy hit this year to make a profit.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/8-ways-cut-cost-and-protect-yields-peanut-season#comments Peanuts Mon, 25 Apr 2016 15:07:00 +0000 119871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Can 30,000 cotton plants per acre be enough to reach top yield? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/can-30000-cotton-plants-acre-be-enough-reach-top-yield <div class="field-byline"> Guy Collins and Keith Edmisten, NC State University Cotton Specialists </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As cotton seed costs are considerable, there is an incentive to reduce cotton seeding rates as low as possible without encountering yield penalties.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/can-30000-cotton-plants-acre-be-enough-reach-top-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/can-30000-cotton-plants-acre-be-enough-reach-top-yield#comments Cotton Cotton Sat, 23 Apr 2016 14:40:00 +0000 119861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>30,000 plants/A should be considered the minimum plant population for achieving optimal yields.</p> Equipment sharing has a real per-acre value especially now http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equipment sharing or trading would be of particular interest for producers who don’t have enough acres to fully justify or use a particular machine – generally planting or harvesting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now#comments Cotton Equipment Management Managing the Margins Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Equipment & Supplies Soybean Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:35:00 +0000 119781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board US cotton hit with 3 percent import duty by Turkey and US calls foul http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-hit-3-percent-import-duty-turkey-and-us-calls-foul <div class="node-body article-body">The Turkish government released on April 16 its final decision on its anti-dumping investigation of U.S. cotton based on assertions that U.S. cotton was dumped into Turkey injuring the domestic fiber market.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-hit-3-percent-import-duty-turkey-and-us-calls-foul" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-cotton-hit-3-percent-import-duty-turkey-and-us-calls-foul#comments Cotton Wed, 20 Apr 2016 11:40:00 +0000 119821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cow-calf operation more profitable with controlled breeding http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cow-calf-operation-more-profitable-controlled-breeding <div class="field-byline"> Katie Nichols, Auburn University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A controlled breeding season does not mean having a dozen 30-day breeding seasons each year or four 90-day breeding seasons each year. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cow-calf-operation-more-profitable-controlled-breeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cow-calf-operation-more-profitable-controlled-breeding#comments Livestock Wed, 20 Apr 2016 00:34:00 +0000 119811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Planned breeding seasons allow cattlemen to match nutritional needs of the herd to forage resources, closely monitor breeding and calving, work more calves of a similar age at once and produce calves of uniform age at sale time to be sold in groups at group sale premiums.</p> US farmers on path to worst fiscal troubles in two decades http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-farmers-path-worst-fiscal-troubles-two-decades <div class="node-body article-body">Based on the records for 63 representative crop farms maintained by Texas A&M University’s Agricultural and Food Policy Center, many of the nation’s commercial crop farms face highly uncertain futures over the next four years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-farmers-path-worst-fiscal-troubles-two-decades" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/us-farmers-path-worst-fiscal-troubles-two-decades#comments Cotton Cotton Tue, 19 Apr 2016 21:06:00 +0000 119801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com The cost of a shorter peanut rotation http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation <div class="node-body article-body">Some peanut farmers will be tempted, because of economic reasons, to skew their rotations this year, but they need to know at what cost they do.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/cost-shorter-peanut-rotation#comments Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Apr 2016 18:38:00 +0000 119771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;There is no blame for the overproduction we face as an industry right now because each individual farmer is going to try to make the best crop they can deliver. But as a group when that happens, and we have everybody making these good yields (as the last few years have shown), it can turn into a situation we have now,&quot; said Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory.</p> Citrus greening in 80 percent of Florida trees, growers say http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-greening-80-percent-florida-trees-growers-say <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s citrus growers say as much as 90 percent of their acreage and 80 percent of their trees are infected by the greening disease. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-greening-80-percent-florida-trees-growers-say" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/citrus-greening-80-percent-florida-trees-growers-say#comments Orchard Crops Fruits Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:01:00 +0000 119761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com EWG’s "Dirty Dozen" list once inflammatory, now discredited http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ewg-s-dirty-dozen-list-once-inflammatory-now-discredited <div class="field-byline"> Alliance for Food and Farming </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Environmental Working Group issued its annual so-called “dirty dozen” list concerning pesticide residues and produce. But USDA report EWG uses to develop its list says “residues do not pose a safety concern.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ewg-s-dirty-dozen-list-once-inflammatory-now-discredited" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/ewg-s-dirty-dozen-list-once-inflammatory-now-discredited#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 15 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 119751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA ARS EU’s new view on peanuts puts pressure on US fungicide options http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension Pathologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits for propiconazole is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/eu-s-new-view-peanuts-puts-pressure-us-fungicide-options#comments Peanuts Peanut Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:30:00 +0000 119741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Policymakers within the European Union have decided the methodology used years ago to determine maximum residue limits, or MRL, for <span data-scayt-lang="en_US" data-scayt-word="propiconazole">propiconazole</span> is inappropriate today, therefore those levels are no longer valid.</p> Seeing the ranch through a little girl’s eyes again http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/seeing-ranch-through-little-girl-s-eyes-again <div class="node-body blog-body">Three-year-old Llona’s inaugural visit to our cattle ranch was full of options, but she knew how to prioritize her special day with daddy while mommy was working. “I want to pet the horses first,” she said.</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/seeing-ranch-through-little-girl-s-eyes-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/seeing-ranch-through-little-girl-s-eyes-again#comments Livestock Cattle Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Apr 2016 16:40:00 +0000 119731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Llona</p> Planter style, uniform stand are vital keys to record corn yield http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/planter-style-uniform-stand-are-vital-keys-record-corn-yield <div class="node-body article-body">Many factors played a role in David Hula’s record breaking corn yield of 532 bushels per acre last year, but the key to success was uniform emergence, making sure all the corn came up at the same time</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/planter-style-uniform-stand-are-vital-keys-record-corn-yield" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/planter-style-uniform-stand-are-vital-keys-record-corn-yield#comments Grains Corn Wed, 13 Apr 2016 20:22:00 +0000 119361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>David Hula, inspecting his land at Curls Neck Farm near Charles City, Va., says the use of a John Deere pneumatic planter with Delta Force technology has made achieving uniform corn emergence much easier.</p> Georgia Peanut Commission ups funding for research projects in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016 <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia Peanut Commission board of directors has approved $423,036 in research project funding for the 2016-17 research budget year. This action was taken during the commission’s March board meeting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgia-peanut-commission-ups-funding-research-projects-2016#comments Peanuts Peanut Wed, 13 Apr 2016 17:19:00 +0000 119711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia&#39;s peanut growers invest $2 per ton annually toward GPC programs, which includes research, promotion and education. Research comprises 22 percent of available funds in the commission&#39;s budget.</p> Farming in the South riskier than in Midwest http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Midwest has lower yield risk and lower insurance premiums than any area outside of the core production region.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/farming-south-riskier-midwest#comments Equipment Government Grains Managing the Margins Soybeans Crops Crop Legislation Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000 119701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The lower yield potential and greater yield risk reduces land value appreciation in the South and limits the opportunity to build equity as in the Midwest.</p> ‘Lygus trait’ could be new way to stop cotton plant bugs and thrips http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lygus-trait-could-be-new-way-stop-cotton-plant-bugs-and-thrips <div class="field-byline"> Ginger Rowsey, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The new Bt (Bacillus thuringiensis) technology, which is being developed by Monsanto, is commonly referred to as the “Lygus trait” because it was originally developed to protect cotton from tarnished plant bugs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lygus-trait-could-be-new-way-stop-cotton-plant-bugs-and-thrips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/lygus-trait-could-be-new-way-stop-cotton-plant-bugs-and-thrips#comments Cotton Cotton Thrips Wed, 13 Apr 2016 12:24:00 +0000 119681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com S. Stewart/UTIA Sen. Grassley authors bill to stop ‘farm subsidy loophole’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers already being hammered by low commodity prices and a reduced safety net in the 2014 farm bill may face additional challenges if new legislation introduced by Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, gains passage.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/sen-grassley-authors-bill-stop-farm-subsidy-loophole#comments Cotton Government Soybeans Government Wed, 13 Apr 2016 11:31:00 +0000 119671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa</p> Getty Images Father-daughter team breaks North Carolina soybean yield record http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/father-daughter-team-breaks-north-carolina-soybean-yield-record <div class="node-body article-body">Glenn Pendleton likes to make one point perfectly clear: he couldn’t have won last year’s annual North Carolina Soybean Yield Contest alone. It was a team effort all the way.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/father-daughter-team-breaks-north-carolina-soybean-yield-record" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/father-daughter-team-breaks-north-carolina-soybean-yield-record#comments Soybeans Soybean Tue, 12 Apr 2016 18:06:00 +0000 119541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Glenn Pendleton is glad to have daughter Renee Otts back on the farm and she is a true partner in every way. Renee has farmed full time with her dad since 2012, but her love for the farm came at a very young age.</p> Solution to citrus greening crisis will be found, Ricke Kress says http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/solution-citrus-greening-crisis-will-be-found-ricke-kress-says <div class="field-byline"> Mike Wilson, Penton Ag </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When citrus greening made its first U.S. appearance in Florida, it had already crippled other groves, mainly in Brazil and the Far East. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/solution-citrus-greening-crisis-will-be-found-ricke-kress-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/solution-citrus-greening-crisis-will-be-found-ricke-kress-says#comments Orchard Crops Citrus Tue, 12 Apr 2016 16:59:00 +0000 119661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;There&rsquo;s a strong awareness of our research, but we&rsquo;ve done that by design,&rdquo; says Ricke Kress, Southern Gardens Citrus president. &ldquo;We want the understanding that this disease is a challenge, and that biotech could be an answer.&rdquo;</p> Mike Wilson Grassfed Exchange Conference April 27-29 in Perry, Ga. http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grassfed-exchange-conference-april-27-29-perry-ga <div class="node-body article-body">The Grassfed Exchange Conference will be April 27-29 at the Georgia National Fairgrounds in Perry, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grassfed-exchange-conference-april-27-29-perry-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grassfed-exchange-conference-april-27-29-perry-ga#comments Livestock Cattle Pasture Tue, 12 Apr 2016 14:50:00 +0000 119651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New cellular-based RTK connection launched by John Deere http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/new-cellular-based-rtk-connection-launched-john-deere <div class="field-byline"> John Deere </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As part of the John Deere Mobile RTK Network, which is supported by Leica Geosystems, the cellular RTK Signal correction eliminates the line-of-sight requirement to a single base station. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/new-cellular-based-rtk-connection-launched-john-deere" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/new-cellular-based-rtk-connection-launched-john-deere#comments Equipment Precision Farming Tue, 12 Apr 2016 11:39:00 +0000 119631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The John Deere Mobile RTK Network is available in certain areas of the United States and Canada.</p> Vidalia onions: ‘The worst thing we can do is start too early’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/vidalia-onions-worst-thing-we-can-do-start-too-early <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Department of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Vidalia onions are unique to Georgia and may only be grown in parts of a 20-county area in the southeastern part of the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/vidalia-onions-worst-thing-we-can-do-start-too-early" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/vidalia-onions-worst-thing-we-can-do-start-too-early#comments Vegetables Mon, 11 Apr 2016 16:39:00 +0000 119621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Stephanie Shupska/UGA