Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml en Nutrient leaching blamed for North Carolina wheat yellowing http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nutrient-leaching-blamed-north-carolina-wheat-yellowing <div class="field-byline"> Randy Weisz, NCSU small grains specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina's 2014 wheat crop yellowing likely due to heavy rains leaching nutrients, particularly sulfur. But there are some things farmers can do to stop it. Dry fertilizer safest option now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nutrient-leaching-blamed-north-carolina-wheat-yellowing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/nutrient-leaching-blamed-north-carolina-wheat-yellowing#comments Grains Potassium Wheat Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:00 +0000 105161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA&#39;S 2014 wheat crop yellowing likely due to heavy rains leaching nutrients, particularly sulfur. But there are some things farmers can do to stop it. Dry fertilizer safest option now.</p> North Carolina wants to train future ag leaders in the state http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Agricultural Leadership Development Program is two-year program designed to develop the leadership skills of up to 30 young agriculturists who exhibit leadership potential. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/north-carolina-wants-train-future-ag-leaders-state#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Thu, 17 Apr 2014 19:09:00 +0000 105131 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama farmer opting for more soybeans, peanuts in 2014 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/alabama-farmer-opting-more-soybeans-peanuts-2014 <div class="field-byline"> Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmer Ron Brumley is following a national trend of planting more soybeans and fewer acres of corn in 2014.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/alabama-farmer-opting-more-soybeans-peanuts-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/alabama-farmer-opting-more-soybeans-peanuts-2014#comments Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Peanut Soybean Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:18:00 +0000 105121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ALABAMA FARMER Ron Brumley is following a national trend of planting more soybeans and fewer acres of corn. He said he anticipates planting 200 acres of corn and 300 acres of soybeans, but his plans could change if corn prices falter.</p> How much should be charged for custom planting? http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, UT Extension farm management specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If it looks like some of your crop may not be planted during the optimum window or you get behind, consider custom planting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:37:00 +0000 105111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut Futures: Marketing for profitability in a world market http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-marketing-profitability-world-market <div class="node-body article-body">"You don’t want to cut back to the point of damaging yield, but there are things you can do to reduce production costs and have no effect on yield. Keep in mind that it’ll take us a year or two to work through this peanut market situation.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-marketing-profitability-world-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-marketing-profitability-world-market#comments 2014 Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:55:00 +0000 105031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&nbsp;U.S. PEANUT YIELDS have improved significantly in recent years.</p> Potassium sulfate expected to be limited for tobacco production http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/potassium-sulfate-expected-be-limited-tobacco-production <div class="field-byline"> By Matthew Vann, Extension Associate; Loren Fisher, Associate Professor &amp; Extension Specialist; and David Smith-Professor Emeritus, Department of Crop Science-North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reports from multiple sources are indicating that the availability of potassium sulfate for the upcoming tobacco growing season will be limited. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/potassium-sulfate-expected-be-limited-tobacco-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/potassium-sulfate-expected-be-limited-tobacco-production#comments Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 16 Apr 2014 19:07:00 +0000 104791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>REPORTS FROM MULTIPLE sources are indicating that the availability of potassium sulfate (sulfate of potash, 0-0-50) for the upcoming tobacco growing season will be limited.</p> North Carolina farmer Russell Hedrick gets the max from cover crop mix http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-farmer-russell-hedrick-gets-max-cover-crop-mix <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina farmer Russell Hedrick gets the max from his cover crop mix by using several different species, tailoring his approach to get the best for his soil.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-farmer-russell-hedrick-gets-max-cover-crop-mix" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-farmer-russell-hedrick-gets-max-cover-crop-mix#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:51:00 +0000 104781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>RUSSELL HEDRICK OF Hickory, N.C., found he could maximize his no-till cover crop by mixing species.</p> Feds launch new effort to stop national feral hog problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem <div class="node-body article-body">USDA feral swine campaign looks to eliminate feral swine from two states every three to five years and stabilize feral swine damage within 10 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/feds-launch-new-effort-stop-national-feral-hog-problem#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Swine Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:32:00 +0000 105101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Ag groups ask farmers to vow to stop resistant weeds http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/ag-groups-ask-farmers-vow-stop-resistant-weeds <div class="node-body article-body">The Take Action on Herbicide-resistance Management program tries to join U.S. ag industry to a common mission: controlling and preventing the spread of herbicide-resistant weeds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/ag-groups-ask-farmers-vow-stop-resistant-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/ag-groups-ask-farmers-vow-stop-resistant-weeds#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Resistant Weeds Wed, 16 Apr 2014 15:00:00 +0000 105091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida, Outback Steakhouse partner to promote grapefruit in South Korea http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea <div class="field-byline"> Florida Dept. of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Fresh From Florida” grapefruit to be featured in South Korean Outback Steakhouse restaurant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-outback-steakhouse-partner-promote-grapefruit-south-korea#comments Orchard Crops Grapefruits Wed, 16 Apr 2014 13:36:00 +0000 105071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;FRESH FROM FLORIDA&rdquo; grapefruit will be highlighted as part of drink served at South Korean Outback Steakhouses this spring and summer through a partnership between the restaurant group and Florida.</p> University of Florida Grazing management improves pasture fertility, growth http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth <div class="field-byline"> Jose Dubeux, University of Florida forage specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cattle grazing management, using grazing paddocks and other strategies, ensures the majority of nutrients consumed by cattle are recycled back to the pasture. Still, there is some net loss. Without fertilization, over the long term, there is a decline in soil fertility. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/grazing-management-improves-pasture-fertility-growth#comments Livestock Management Beef Beef Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:26:00 +0000 105061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Jose Dubeux, University of Florida Farm bill changes some farm loan programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill updates certain requirements and modifies several loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation National Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 105051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton market breaks 80-cent ceiling for ’14 crop, remains skeptical http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton 2014 crop breaks 80-cents per pound range for first time second week of April; not great profit but at least the market is headed in right direction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-market-breaks-80-cent-ceiling-14-crop-remains-skeptical#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Strategy Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:57:00 +0000 105041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com US, Japan fail to bridge gap on ag market access, tariffs http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs <div class="field-byline"> U.S. Grains Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Trans Pacific Partnership aims for higher level of trade liberalization than the Japan-Australia agreement and wants Japan to make greater efforts to eliminate tariffs on their sensitive agricultural products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/us-japan-fail-bridge-gap-ag-market-access-tariffs#comments Government Grains Markets Trade Associations Wheat Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:29:00 +0000 105021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Florida wants nominees for Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award <div class="node-body article-body">Florida’s Agricultural Environmental Leadership Award recognizes those developing and adopting environmentally innovative farming practices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/florida-wants-nominees-agricultural-environmental-leadership-award#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Vegetables Management Mon, 14 Apr 2014 17:30:00 +0000 105011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Is ryegrass haylage right for your operation? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation <div class="field-byline"> Kim Mullenix, Auburn University Extension animal scientist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ryegrass is one of the highest-quality forages that can be produced in the Southeast, and there is new interest in producing haylage from annual ryegrass.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/ryegrass-haylage-right-your-operation#comments Livestock Management Cattle Pasture Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:54:00 +0000 105001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Better black shank fungicide battle plans for burley tobacco growers http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/better-black-shank-fungicide-battle-plans-burley-tobacco-growers <div class="field-byline"> Kenny Seebold, University of Kentucky Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though many tobacco varieties now are resistant to black shank,choosing the right fungicides and applying them in the right ways can make the difference in losing a crop or securing yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/better-black-shank-fungicide-battle-plans-burley-tobacco-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/better-black-shank-fungicide-battle-plans-burley-tobacco-growers#comments Tobacco Field Crops Fungicides Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:22:00 +0000 104991 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>BLACK SHANK, symptoms seen here in a hard-hit area of a Kentucky burley field, remains burley tobacco growers&rsquo; No. 1 disease enemy. Varieties are resistant to it, but choosing the right fungicides and applying them in the right ways can make the difference in losing a crop or securing yields.</p> Resistant pigweed slows intercropping progress http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress <div class="node-body article-body">Herbicide-resistant Palmer amaranth hindering profitable cotton-melon intercropping farming method.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/resistant-pigweed-slows-intercropping-progress#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Vegetables Cotton Fruits Sun, 13 Apr 2014 20:03:00 +0000 104291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">IN SOUTH GEORGIA, more and more growers are successfully intercropping watermelon and cotton. However, controlling glyphosate-resistant pigweed following watermelon harvest has been a challenge. </span></p> Pecans budding: Is winter really over? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over <div class="node-body blog-body">I look to the winter-wise pecan tree to tell me if I've got the clear to plant my more-tender spring vegetable transplants, the clear not to worry about any more freezing temperatures sneaking down from the North to nip my plants or worse.</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/pecans-budding-winter-really-over" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/pecans-budding-winter-really-over#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Pecans Farm Press Blog Fri, 11 Apr 2014 20:33:00 +0000 104961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Photo courtesy of UGA Extension - Thomas County.</p> Horn fly control: dealing with insecticide resistance http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance <div class="field-byline"> Brian Beer, Clemson University area livestock agent </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The South has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/horn-fly-control-dealing-insecticide-resistance#comments Livestock Conditions and Diseases Fly Control Fri, 11 Apr 2014 13:30:00 +0000 104981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE SOUTH has a long fly season. Horn flies are the most important in terms of economic loss to cattle producers and fighting insecticide resistance is an on-going issue.</p> Missouri State University Kentucky wants state’s best to apply for 2014 “Farmer of the Year” award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky Farm Bureau opens state’s 2014 “Farmer of the Year” application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award#comments Equipment Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables State Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:31:00 +0000 104971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KENTUCKY FARM Bureau opens state&rsquo;s 2014 &ldquo;Farmer of the Year&rdquo; application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</p> Peanut Futures series: Oversupply not deterring more 2014 peanut planting http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-series-oversupply-not-deterring-more-2014-peanut-planting <div class="node-body article-body">“Peanuts, like corn, cotton and soybeans, aren’t really begging you to plant – they’re just playing alongside the other crops."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-series-oversupply-not-deterring-more-2014-peanut-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-futures-series-oversupply-not-deterring-more-2014-peanut-planting#comments 2014 Peanut Futures: Marketing for Profitability Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 10 Apr 2014 18:07:00 +0000 104861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUT FUTURES, MARKETING for Profitability, an exclusive editorial series sponsored by DuPont Crop Protection, examines recent developments in U.S. and international peanut markets and helps prepare producers for what&#39;s to come in 2014.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Peanut germination: Keep an eye on spring soil temps http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-germination-keep-eye-spring-soil-temps <div class="field-byline"> Rome Ethredge, UGA Extension – Seminole County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut seed germination can drop drastically once temperature dips below 68 F. Best to allow the daily average soil temperature to stabilize above the 68 F mark for at least 3 consecutive days.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-germination-keep-eye-spring-soil-temps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-germination-keep-eye-spring-soil-temps#comments Management Peanuts Peanut Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:51:00 +0000 104941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUTS GERMINATE best when four-inch soil temperatures remain above 68 F.</p> Irrigation important corn yield tool, but not everything needed http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed <div class="node-body article-body">Irrigation for corn in the South is almost essential to achieve a corn hybrid’s highest yield potential, but it alone will not overcome improper fertilization and nematode control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed#comments Equipment Grains Corn Irrigation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:23:00 +0000 104931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IRRIGATION FOR corn in the South is almost essential to achieve a corn hybrid&rsquo;s highest yield potential, but it alone will not overcome improper fertilization and nematode control.</p> Federal GMO labeling law sounds good to some farm groups http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups <div class="node-body article-body">The Safe and Accurate Food Labeling bill squarely puts the Food and Drug Administration as the nation’s authority when it comes to companies that want to label GMO food ingredients products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/federal-gmo-labeling-law-sounds-good-some-farm-groups#comments Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Crops Soybean Thu, 10 Apr 2014 12:25:00 +0000 104921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PROPOSED FEDERAL law gives the Food and Drug Administration authority to create a national standard for GMO ingredient labeling in food products.</p> National Corn Growers Association Could U.S. tobacco farmers produce nicotine for growing e-cig market? http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/could-us-tobacco-farmers-produce-nicotine-growing-e-cig-market <div class="field-byline"> Chris Bickers, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If electronic cigarettes are supposed to be healthier, how can they use nicotine made from foreign tobacco that doesn't measure up to U.S. tobacco. The product should be produced in the U.S. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/could-us-tobacco-farmers-produce-nicotine-growing-e-cig-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/could-us-tobacco-farmers-produce-nicotine-growing-e-cig-market#comments Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Thu, 10 Apr 2014 01:10:00 +0000 104251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Study: pre-emergence herbicides effect on cotton seed treatments http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/study-pre-emergence-herbicides-effect-cotton-seed-treatments <div class="node-body article-body">Pre-emergence herbicides can impact cotton seedling vigor and delay the crop. But can herbicides prevent absorption of the active ingredient in some seed treatments?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/study-pre-emergence-herbicides-effect-cotton-seed-treatments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/study-pre-emergence-herbicides-effect-cotton-seed-treatments#comments Cotton Insecticides Wed, 09 Apr 2014 16:53:00 +0000 104911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Irrigation doesn’t increase corn yield – it captures it http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it <div class="node-body article-body">“With irrigation, we’re able to avoid some of the stresses that limit yield potential, and that’s what we have to do. Irrigation is a tool in managing the corn plant to capture maximum yield. We don’t increase yield, but we capture it."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it#comments Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:42:00 +0000 104331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IRRIGATION captures the maximum yield potential of improved corn hybrids.</p> Cotton nematode webcast provides management strategies http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-nematode-webcast-provides-management-strategies <div class="node-body article-body">"Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes in Cotton" was developed to help consultants, extension agents, cotton producers in the cotton growing regions of the U.S. where nematodes affect cotton production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-nematode-webcast-provides-management-strategies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-nematode-webcast-provides-management-strategies#comments Cotton Management Cotton Nematodes Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:40:00 +0000 104891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cattlemen disaster assistance sign-up starts April 15 http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15 <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers and ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15. Quick implementation of the disaster programs is a top priority, according to the USDA.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/cattlemen-disaster-assistance-sign-starts-april-15#comments Government Livestock Cattle Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:27:00 +0000 104881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS AND ranchers can sign-up for federal disaster assistance programs beginning April 15.</p>