Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml en Light, water and nitrogen critical for achieving 300-bushel corn http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers who want to produce 300-bushel corn could learn something from cyclist Lance Armstrong, says North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn#comments Grains Management Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 108491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA EXTENSION corn specialist Ron Heiniger says considering 300-bushel-per-acre corn is a useful exercise because it encourages farmers to think about how they might do things differently to produce more corn.</p> UAV research in North Carolina awaiting FAA approval http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uav-research-north-carolina-awaiting-faa-approval <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Research on using unmanned aerial vehicles in North Carolina agriculture will begin as soon as North Carolina State University receives approval from the Federal Aviation Administration to use the vehicles, according to Rob Austin, Extension geographic systems specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uav-research-north-carolina-awaiting-faa-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uav-research-north-carolina-awaiting-faa-approval#comments Management Wed, 03 Sep 2014 17:57:00 +0000 108501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE VEHICLE TO be used in the research is Vireo, which is barely larger than a football.</p> N.C. State NextGen Air Transportation Center Controlled-released nitrogen important tool in 4R nutrient stewardship http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To increase yields, researchers encourage farmers to use 4R nutrient stewardship where fertilizer is applied in the right source at the right rate at the right time and right place. In North Carolina, nitrogen fertility is an important focus where scientists are seeking methods to increase production in the various soil types across the state</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship#comments Management Wed, 03 Sep 2014 14:47:00 +0000 108481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A FIELD DAY on nitrogen fertility at the Tidewater Experiment Station in Plymouth,N.C., North Carolina Extension Corn Specialist Dr. Ron Heiniger explains that ESN can be beneficial in corn production because it continues to release nitrogen during the period from canopy closure through silking.</p> Tifton 85 bermudagrass best for fall stockpiling http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling <div class="field-byline"> Kim Mullenix, Auburn University Extension animal scientist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Stockpiling is a management practice in which forage is allowed to accumulate for grazing at a later time. This practice can provide a significant opportunity for reducing winter supplementation costs for the cow herd.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/tifton-85-bermudagrass-best-fall-stockpiling#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:30:00 +0000 108621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CATTLE GRAZE Tifton 85 bermudagrass.</p> A 15-pound ham worth a record $2 million http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The 15.89-pound Grand Champion Ham produced by Broadbent’s B&B Foods of Kuttawa, Ky., is worth approximately $125,865 per pound.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/15-pound-ham-worth-record-2-million#comments Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Untagged Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:09:00 +0000 108611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Miss Kentucky 2014, Ramsey Carpenter, showcases the Kentucky State Fair&rsquo;s grand champion ham to bidders during the 51st annual Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast and Auction.</p> Farmers with unpriced crops will face tight-to-negative profit margins http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breakeven yields at current prices look achievable for soybeans and double crop soybeans. Some producers may be able to make the breakeven yield needed for corn and cotton but on the average they will be difficult to achieve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 108601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN HARVEST underway in south Georgia. Producers may see breakeven yields, but it&rsquo;ll be tough with harvest prices where they are now.</p> Worms, stink bugs prove to be problems for North Carolina farmers this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/worms-stink-bugs-prove-be-problems-north-carolina-farmers-year <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina State University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig says this year is shaping up to be one of the worst years ever for plant bugs in the state with heavier infestations of stink bugs, tobacco budworms and corn earworms being found in more fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/worms-stink-bugs-prove-be-problems-north-carolina-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/worms-stink-bugs-prove-be-problems-north-carolina-farmers-year#comments Management Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:16:00 +0000 108171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PESTS SUCH AS the tobacco budworm are proving to be more of a problem for many North Carolina farmers this year.</p> Brown marmorated stink bug found at damaging levels in Cleveland County N.C. http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-found-damaging-levels-cleveland-county-nc <div class="field-byline"> Dominic Reisig, North Carolina Extension Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For those accustomed to the rapid spread of kudzu bugs, the brown marmorated stink bug seems like a slowpoke. This is an insect we’ve been talking and warning about for years. Unfortunately it’s decided to make its debut in Cleveland County.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-found-damaging-levels-cleveland-county-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/brown-marmorated-stink-bug-found-damaging-levels-cleveland-county-nc#comments Management Stink bugs Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:52:00 +0000 108591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Small nymph feeding on large boll</p> Cotton, peanuts focus of research at Sunbelt Ag Expo http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo <div class="node-body article-body">“We do a lot of our cotton fertility research at the Sunbelt Ag Expo site, and this his year we’re conducting some potash and nitrogen studies."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/cotton-peanuts-focus-research-sunbelt-ag-expo#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Sunbelt Ag Expo Cotton Crops Peanut Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:06:00 +0000 108071 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Extension agronomist Glen Harris explains current cotton fertility research during the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day held in Moultrie, Ga.&nbsp;</p> Poultry, turfgrass pioneers join Georgia Ag Hall of Fame http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/poultry-turfgrass-pioneers-join-georgia-ag-hall-fame <div class="field-byline"> Sharon Dowdy, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Herb Bennett and Ben Copeland, two pioneers in Georgia agriculture, will be inducted into the Georgia Agricultural Hall of Fame.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/poultry-turfgrass-pioneers-join-georgia-ag-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/poultry-turfgrass-pioneers-join-georgia-ag-hall-fame#comments Miscellaneous Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:41:00 +0000 108581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Ag Hall of Fame 2014 inductees Herb Bennett (left) and Ben Copeland.</p> Kentucky tobacco growers get blue mold warning http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/kentucky-tobacco-growers-get-blue-mold-warning <div class="node-body article-body">Blue mold confirmed on burley tobacco in Mason, Lewis and Clay counties in Kentucky in the past several days. The disease was found on multiple leaves with older lesions and new lesions with active spores. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/kentucky-tobacco-growers-get-blue-mold-warning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/kentucky-tobacco-growers-get-blue-mold-warning#comments Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:30:00 +0000 108571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SEVERE BLUE MOLD outbreak on burley tobacco.</p> University of Kentucky Virginia Pre-harvest Field Crops Tour set for Sept. 11 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-pre-harvest-field-crops-tour-set-sept-11 <div class="node-body article-body">Virginia Tech’s Tidewater Agricultural Research & Extension Center will host its 2014 Pre-harvest Field Crops Tour on Thursday, Sept. 11 at the Tidewater AREC Research Farm, 1045 Hare Rd., in Suffolk, Va. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the tour promptly begins at 8:00 a.m. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-pre-harvest-field-crops-tour-set-sept-11" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-pre-harvest-field-crops-tour-set-sept-11#comments Management Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:57:00 +0000 108561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Application enrollment for cotton transition payments underway http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/application-enrollment-cotton-transition-payments-underway <div class="node-body article-body">The enrollment period for growers who had cotton base in 2013 to apply for the cotton transition payments began Aug. 11 and ends Oct. 7, according to Michele Mara, North Carolina Extension agricultural and resource economics specialist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/application-enrollment-cotton-transition-payments-underway" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/application-enrollment-cotton-transition-payments-underway#comments Cotton Farm Bill 2012 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:33:00 +0000 108551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The enrollment period for&nbsp; growers who had cotton base in 2013 to apply for the cotton transition payments began Aug. 11 and ends Oct. 7.</p> Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant <div class="node-body blog-body">The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any glitch.</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/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cotton Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 108531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Blackland Farm Mangers Tour draws big crowd http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/blackland-farm-mangers-tour-draws-big-crowd <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Rainy weather brought muddy fields to the Tidewater Research Station in Plymouth on Aug. 6 which meant field tours had to be taken off the agenda of the 44th annual Blackland Farm Managers Tour, but that didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the more than 450 farmers and others in attendance.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/blackland-farm-mangers-tour-draws-big-crowd" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/blackland-farm-mangers-tour-draws-big-crowd#comments Management Tue, 19 Aug 2014 14:32:00 +0000 108471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS GATHER AT the Tidewater Research Center in Plymouth, N.C,. on. Aug. 6 for the 44<sup>th</sup> annual Blackland Farm Managers Tour. Field tours were taken off the agenda of this year&rsquo;s field day due to rainy weather that brought muddy fields, but that didn&rsquo;t dampen the enthusiasm of the more than 450 people in attendance.</p> Peanut market: Four yield scenarios to gauge direction http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction <div class="node-body article-body">"I think we have data that shows in good weather, we can reasonably expect peanut yields in excess of 4,000 pounds per acre," says peanut broker.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-market-four-yield-scenarios-gauge-direction#comments Markets Peanuts Peanut Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:49:00 +0000 108521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Peanut broker: Only the market can tell growers how to allocate acres http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres <div class="node-body article-body">“You all know from experience that we’ve seen extremely volatile markets in the past several years. But for the moment, we are in a period of relative calm, but that’s not necessarily good news for you or for me," peanut broker tells growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/peanut-broker-only-market-can-tell-growers-how-allocate-acres#comments Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:52:00 +0000 108061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PEANUT BROKER GEORGE Lovatt answers questions during the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla. Lovatt urged growers to pay attention to the market when making planting decisions.&nbsp;</p> Pecan irrigation should be at full capacity http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-irrigation-should-be-full-capacity <div class="field-byline"> Lenny Wells, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It’s amazing how much water a pecan tree with a heavy crop load can use in late summer. The heavier the crop, the more water required. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-irrigation-should-be-full-capacity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-irrigation-should-be-full-capacity#comments Orchard Crops Irrigation Pecans Mon, 18 Aug 2014 14:14:00 +0000 108461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ga. Peanut Commission ‘no share’ motion right move http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move <div class="node-body blog-body">Painstaking and expensive research has positioned the U.S. as a dominant player in the world peanut market, but maintaining that competitive edge will require that we protect our technological advantages. The Peanut Commission’s motion is a right step in that direction.</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/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ga-peanut-commission-no-share-motion-right-move#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Farm Press Blog Fri, 15 Aug 2014 18:28:00 +0000 108151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Make effort to produce weed-free tobacco http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/make-effort-produce-weed-free-tobacco <div class="field-byline"> J. Michael Moore, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Weeds and weed seed are considered Non-Tobacco Related Foreign Material (NTRM) and like plastic, paper, soil, rocks and metal objects are not acceptable by purchasing companies. Tobacco growers should make extra efforts to produce tobacco which is free of weeds and to ensure that weeds do not contaminate cured leaf offered for sale.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/make-effort-produce-weed-free-tobacco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/make-effort-produce-weed-free-tobacco#comments Tobacco Herbicides Tobacco Fri, 15 Aug 2014 14:07:00 +0000 108451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PIGWEED MAKES seed in a tobacco field.</p> J. Michael Moore/University of Georgia Peanut research tackles seed, disease cost control http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control <div class="node-body article-body">The Georgia-07 variety had the lowest amount of disease and the highest yield. Georgia-06G was right behind it and Georiga-09B was a close third.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/peanut-research-tackles-seed-disease-cost-control#comments Management Peanuts Peanut Thu, 14 Aug 2014 13:47:00 +0000 108411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina Extension announces new strategic plan http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan <div class="field-byline"> Justin Moore, North Carolina Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service announced a strategic plan for restructuring the century-old organization by targeting its strengths, improving access to services across the state and refocusing resources to support its refined core areas.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/north-carolina-extension-announces-new-strategic-plan#comments Government Miscellaneous Wed, 13 Aug 2014 14:35:00 +0000 108401 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The &nbsp;North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service held a listening session for its employees and others during the State Extension Conference in Raleigh on Nov. 6, 2013.</p> North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service Virginia announces winners of 2014 Wheat & Barley Yield Contests http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests <div class="field-byline"> Virginia Grain Producers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Virginia Grain Producers Association (VGPA) is proud to announce the winners of the Statewide 2014 Virginia Wheat, Hard, Wheat and Barley Yield Contest Winners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/virginia-announces-winners-2014-wheat-barley-yield-contests#comments Grains Wed, 13 Aug 2014 12:47:00 +0000 108391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The top-ranked growers will be given cash prizes donated by the providers of their winning seed, and will be fully recognized with a plaque presented by one of our industry leaders at the Virginia Grains and Soybean Annual Conference in February.</p> Virginia Grain Producers Association Cotton outlook neutral to bearish on August crop report http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These first produced-based cotton numbers for 2014 cotton show abandonment of only 10 percent and a yield of 820 lbs/acre. The crop is forecast at 17.5 million bales—1 million bales higher than the July estimate.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/cotton-outlook-neutral-bearish-august-crop-report#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Tue, 12 Aug 2014 22:58:00 +0000 108381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com NCGA making sure demand keeps up with record corn supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply <div class="field-byline"> National Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the U.S. Department of Agriculture Tuesday estimating a record corn supply of 15.2 billion bushels this coming year, the National Corn Growers Association is keeping a close eye on prices and pushing back against efforts that will reduce demand for the bountiful supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/ncga-making-sure-demand-keeps-record-corn-supply#comments Grains Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:52:00 +0000 108371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>In its crop production and supply-and-demand reports released Tuesday, USDA estimated a record average national corn yield of 167.4 bushels per acre. Factoring in 83.8 million acres expected to be harvested brings the 2014 crop at 14.0 billion bushels and the overall supply at 15.2 billion bushels.</p> Plant bugs showing insecticide tolerance in Northern Alabama http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-showing-insecticide-tolerance-northern-alabama <div class="field-byline"> Ron Smith, Auburn University Extension Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most significant insect event in the past week was the report of plant bug tolerance to all labeled or recommended insecticides in the Tennessee Valley of Northern Alabama. Several of our most experienced consultants are reporting that all classes of chemistry are suppressing plant bugs but their presence and damage behind applications are still above threshold levels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-showing-insecticide-tolerance-northern-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-showing-insecticide-tolerance-northern-alabama#comments Management Tue, 12 Aug 2014 17:25:00 +0000 108361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Auburn University Extension Entomologist Ron Smith says scouting&nbsp;crops is the first step in all insect management and control programs.</p> <div> &nbsp;</div> Stop pigweed flush at corn harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though no one wants to spend more money with corn commodity price so low, it will pay off next spring to have less Palmer amaranth to control in soybean or cotton. With the rain the first week of August, any thin corn stand areas will likely have a heavy flush of Palmer amaranth. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/stop-pigweed-flush-corn-harvest#comments Grains Management Corn Resistant Weeds Tillage Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Larry Steckel,UT Extension Catching a connection from a kayak http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak <div class="node-body blog-body">If you’re looking to add some true depth to your fishing forays this summer, try your hand at kayak fishing. </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/catching-connection-kayak" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/catching-connection-kayak#comments Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 11 Aug 2014 22:09:00 +0000 107621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE AUTHOR TRIES her hand at saltwater kayak fishing.</p> UGA Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept. 10 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10 <div class="node-body article-body">Mark your calendars for the 2014 University of Georgia Cotton & Peanut Research Field Day Sept 10 in Tifton, Ga. The field day will begin at the UGA Gibbs Farm at 8:30 a.m., and will end with lunch at the Tifton Campus Conference Center. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/uga-cotton-peanut-research-field-day-sept-10#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Cotton Peanut Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:14:00 +0000 108341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southern corn rust early, surprisingly harsh in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If southern corn rust is not spotted or treated quickly, it can have a devastating impact on corn production in the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/southern-corn-rust-early-surprisingly-harsh-georgia#comments Grains Management Corn Fungicides Mon, 11 Aug 2014 13:03:00 +0000 108331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHERN CORN RUST came early and spread fast in Georgia this year, says Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia Extension plant pathologist.</p> Clint Thompson/University of Georgia