Southeast Farm Press http://southeastfarmpress.com/rss.xml en Plant bugs a challenge for North Carolina farmers this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plant bugs are proving to be more of a challenge in North Carolina this year with infestations being found and treated farther into the Coastal Plains than usual, but North Carolina State University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig stresses that the situation can be easily managed with proper scouting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year#comments Management Pesticides Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:53:00 +0000 107801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA STATE University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig encourages farmers to use a calm, cool and collected approach when scouting for plant bugs. Many times infestations are at levels that won&rsquo;t cause yield loss. Spraying isn&rsquo;t always necessary and if farmers are too aggressive in spraying, they can drive up resistance to the insecticide.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Weather increases Southern corn rust infestations in North Carolina http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of wet weather in early July and cooler than normal temperatures in the middle of the month has worked to increase the level of Southern corn rust in North Carolina. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina#comments Grains Management Corn Fungicides Wed, 06 Aug 2014 18:04:00 +0000 107851 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHERN RUST CAN be recognized by the bright orange or golden brown, circular to oval pustules that give leaves a rusty appearance.</p> Steve Koennnig/North Carolina State University Survey shows continued honey bee colony loss in Virginia http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/survey-shows-continued-honey-bee-colony-loss-virginia <div class="node-body article-body">Over last winter (between October 2013 and April 2014), 32.8 percent of managed honey bee colonies in Virginia died, according to the 8th annual national survey of honey bee colony losses conducted by the Bee Informed Partnership.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/survey-shows-continued-honey-bee-colony-loss-virginia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/survey-shows-continued-honey-bee-colony-loss-virginia#comments Government Thu, 24 Jul 2014 01:26:00 +0000 107901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Virginia&rsquo;s most recent winter colony losses also followed below-average temperatures in January, February, March and April 2014.</p> USDA Agricultural Research Service Danny Murphy is the 2014 Mississippi Farmer of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/danny-murphy-2014-mississippi-farmer-year <div class="node-body article-body">Danny Murphy has been selected as the Mississippi state winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/danny-murphy-2014-mississippi-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/danny-murphy-2014-mississippi-farmer-year#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Sunbelt Expo Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:06:00 +0000 107891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Danny Murphy has been selected as the Mississippi state winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award.</p> New ‘Focus on Cotton’ webinar looks at Southeast irrigation, foliar diseases http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases <div class="node-body article-body">This month, the ‘Focus on Cotton’ webcast resource, developed by Cotton Incorporated and the Plant Management Network, offers useful information on cotton protection and irrigation management for the Southeast.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/new-focus-cotton-webinar-looks-southeast-irrigation-foliar-diseases#comments Cotton Management Cotton Irrigation Leaf Disease Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:26:00 +0000 107881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Deadline for NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Aug. 1 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers that the Aug. 1 deadline for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest is fast approaching. Corn growers can register quickly and easily today using the online entry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn National Corn Growers Association Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:10:00 +0000 107871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Deadlline for the National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest is Aug. 1.</p> National Corn Growers Association (Gallery) Take a look at south Georgia corn harvest – from 1945 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-take-look-south-georgia-corn-harvest-1945 <div class="node-body gallery-body">Deep South corn growers are gearing up for corn harvest now, some are easing equipment into fields as weather permits and corn continues to dry down. Corn harvesting equipment has come a long way in the last seven decades -- a long way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-take-look-south-georgia-corn-harvest-1945" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/gallery-take-look-south-georgia-corn-harvest-1945#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Tue, 22 Jul 2014 19:21:00 +0000 107861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Do you have your AD-1026 certification form on hand? http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand <div class="node-body article-body">For farmers to be eligible for premium support on their federal crop insurance, a completed and signed AD-1026 form must be on file with the FSA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand#comments Management Miscellaneous Control National Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 107841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Precision ag vital for increasing yields, meeting growing food demand http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation will go a long way in helping farmers remain competitive, improve efficiency and increase yields as they work to feed a growing world population. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans RTK Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:51:00 +0000 107791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sandy Stewart, director of the Research Station Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services, said precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation better enable farmers to apply seed or crop protection protects at the right time, right place and appropriate level.</p> Leaf sampling: Best tool for pecan tree’s real fertility needs http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaf-sampling-best-tool-pecan-tree-s-real-fertility-needs <div class="field-byline"> Lenny Wells, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Using soil and leaf samples together allows pecan growers to match their fertilizer applications with the actual needs of the pecan tree rather than just shooting in the dark. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaf-sampling-best-tool-pecan-tree-s-real-fertility-needs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/leaf-sampling-best-tool-pecan-tree-s-real-fertility-needs#comments Orchard Crops Conditions and Diseases Crops Pecans Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:01:00 +0000 107821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOME PECAN growers have started taking leaf samples throughout the growing season to try and determine the fertility needs of the tree.</p> University of Georgia Ray Allan Mackey is the 2014 Kentucky Farmer of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/ray-allan-mackey-2014-kentucky-farmer-year <div class="node-body article-body">Ray Allan Mackey has been selected as the Kentucky winner of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/ray-allan-mackey-2014-kentucky-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/ray-allan-mackey-2014-kentucky-farmer-year#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Sunbelt Expo Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:28:00 +0000 107811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Back-to-back field days set for Upper Coastal Plain Research Station http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/back-back-field-days-set-upper-coastal-plain-research-station <div class="node-body article-body">Two back-to-back field days are set for Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount, N.C. The first is a sorghum field day that begins at 8:30 and concludes at 11:30 while the second is a corn aflatoxin control field day that starts at 1:00 p.m. and wraps up by mid-afternoon The field days include a joint luncheon at 11:30 a.m.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/back-back-field-days-set-upper-coastal-plain-research-station" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/back-back-field-days-set-upper-coastal-plain-research-station#comments Grains Events Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:19:00 +0000 107781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Both field days will be held Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount, N.C.</p> North Carolina State University <p>&nbsp;</p> <div> <p>Both field days will be held Thursday, Aug. 14 at the Coastal Plain Research Station near Rocky Mount, N.C.</p> </div> <p>&nbsp;</p> What to do as fall armyworms move into Deep South hayfields http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields <div class="field-byline"> Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension – Jackson County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you have not scouted your fertilized Bermudagrass fields lately, it would be a good idea to make that a regular routine for the remainder of the season in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields#comments Livestock Management Cattle Pasture Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0000 107771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Extension (Gallery) Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day offers sneak peek of big show http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day-offers-sneak-peek-big-show <div class="node-body gallery-body">The 2014 Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day offers a sneak peek of what'll be featured at the Expo "main show," to be held Oct. 14-16 in Moultrie, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day-offers-sneak-peek-big-show" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/gallery-sunbelt-ag-expo-field-day-offers-sneak-peek-big-show#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:43:00 +0000 107761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia cotton pest decision aid app available http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available <div class="node-body article-body">The GA Cotton Insect Advisor is an expert-based system for determining Extension prescribed insecticide treatments for management of cotton insect pests in Georgia. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available#comments Cotton Management Cotton Foliar insects Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:40:00 +0000 107751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Andy Gill is the 2014 Arkansas Farmer of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/andy-gill-2014-arkansas-farmer-year <div class="node-body article-body">Andy Gill of McGehee, Ark., farms productive flat bottomlands in the Arkansas Delta, close to where the Arkansas River flows into the Mississippi River. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/andy-gill-2014-arkansas-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/andy-gill-2014-arkansas-farmer-year#comments Sunbelt Ag Expo Sunbelt Expo Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:13:00 +0000 107731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Andy Gill is the 2014 Arkansas Farmer of the Year.</p> Beet armyworms feeding on pigweed, threaten move to Georgia cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When pigweed is defoliated by BAW or killed by herbicide, plowing or pulling, large BAW larvae may move to cotton and potentially cause injury. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton#comments Cotton Management Cotton Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:07:00 +0000 107721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LARGE LARVAE which move to Bt cottons from pigweed are more tolerant to the Bt toxin compared with just hatched larvae and may not be controlled.</p> (Grower alert) Options given for popular peanut fungicide http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple sources are reporting that there will be a shortage of the fungicide chlorothalonil, which is widely used in peanut and vegetable crops, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Fungicides Peanuts Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 107711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>REPORTS OF SHORTAGES of the the popular peanut fungicide&nbsp;chlorothalonil has many growers scrambling for alternatives.</p> (Alert) Lesser cornstalk borers hit Georgia peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Mark Abney, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lesser cornstalk borer is probably the most serious pest of peanut in Georgia, and we are seeing quite a bit of LCB activity. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/alert-lesser-cornstalk-borers-hit-georgia-peanuts#comments Peanuts Insecticides Peanut Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:23:00 +0000 107701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Hot cattle market brings tough decisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions <div class="field-byline"> Curt Lacy, University of Georgia livestock economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Should you sell calves at weaning? What is the most economical alternative for replacement females?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/hot-cattle-market-brings-tough-decisions#comments Livestock Markets Marketing and Promotion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:16:00 +0000 107691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com As crop prices fall, can growers produce their way to profit this year? http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As commodity prices continue to drop, are producers headed for tough times? What are some signs your operation is in trouble?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 107681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>If producers will have less income from the market as harvest time crop prices fall, profit might have to come from production.</p> (Gallery) Can you tell the difference between a good and a bad stink bug? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug <div class="node-body gallery-body">Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug#comments Cotton Grains Management Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:39:00 +0000 107661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Plant bugs found and treated farther into North Carolina's Coastal Plain http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-found-and-treated-farther-north-carolinas-coastal-plain <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina State University Extension entomologist Dr. Dominic Reisig reports that plant bugs are still being found and treated, even farther into the Coastal Plain than usual.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-found-and-treated-farther-north-carolinas-coastal-plain" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-found-and-treated-farther-north-carolinas-coastal-plain#comments Management Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:27:00 +0000 107631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State Universitiy Extension entomoloigst Dominic Reisig says it pays to be vigilant, although not over reactive, to plant bugs.</p> Renewed interest seen in Alabama irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">“There’s a lot of interest in irrigation in this region. A lot more center pivots are going in – we’ve got first-time irrigators and others who are expanding existing irrigation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:43:00 +0000 107111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY REGIONAL Extension Agent Rudy Yates, left, discusses irrigation planning with Wesley Porter, Extension irrigation specialist for Alabama and Georgia, during a recent grower meeting at the Black Belt Research and Extension Center in Marion Junction, Ala.&nbsp;</p> Alabama playing catch-up in irrigating cropland http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland <div class="node-body article-body">If there’s an advantage in Alabama’s irrigation deficit, it’s that the state can look to its neighbors such as Georgia and learn from their mistakes, especially in the area of restrictions and regulations, which continue to evolve in most of the Southeastern United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Center Pivot Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:49:00 +0000 107101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS IN ALABAMA are playing catch-up when it comes to irrigating cropland, especially when compared with its neighboring states of Georgia and Mississippi.&nbsp;</p> Planting date sets pace for season-long peanut disease pressure http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure <div class="node-body article-body">Planting dates definitely make a difference in peanut diseases, both in the type of disease you have and the pressure.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/planting-date-sets-pace-season-long-peanut-disease-pressure#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 16 Jul 2014 19:12:00 +0000 107091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COOL, WET SPRING weather conditions slowed the 2014 peanut crop in parts of Alabama. The field shown is in east Alabama in late June.&nbsp;</p> Learn the ABCs of MRLs with new online course http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course <div class="node-body article-body">The pesticide registration process – FIFRA – establishes acceptable pesticide residue levels for products approved in the U.S. Meanwhile, foreign governments are increasing oversight and testing of imported food for pesticide residues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Pesticides Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 107601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina flue-cured tobacco farmers approve first-ever assessment http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina growers of flue-cured tobacco have approved an assessment that will support the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina’s efforts to promote the interests of its farmers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment#comments Tobacco Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:14:00 +0000 107591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The assessment will support the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina&rsquo;s efforts to promote the interests of its farmers</p> North Carolina State University Virginia Ag Expo set for Aug. 7 at Bleak House Farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-ag-expo-set-aug-7-bleak-house-farm <div class="node-body article-body">The annual Virginia Ag Expo, the largest agricultural field day in Old Dominion, is set for Thursday, Aug. 7 at Bleak House Farm in Lottsburg.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-ag-expo-set-aug-7-bleak-house-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/virginia-ag-expo-set-aug-7-bleak-house-farm#comments Management Events Tradeshows Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:11:00 +0000 107581 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The annual Virginia Ag Expo, the largest agricultural field day in Old Dominion, is set for Thursday, Aug. 7 at Bleak House Farm in Lottsburg.</p> <p>The annual Virginia Ag Expo, the largest agricultural field day in Old Dominion, is set for Thursday, Aug. 7 at Bleak House Farm in Lottsburg.</p> (Photos) The 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmers of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year <div class="node-body gallery-body">Combined, the state winners of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program have 350 years of farming experience, with scores of farming generations before them to boot. From one of the largest growers in the state to a Vietnam veteran, from a meticulous weed warrior to even a ‘city’ boy, their backgrounds and farming operations vary across the board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Tobacco Vegetables Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 107571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com