Marketing and Promotion http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5075/more en Q&A: Georgia’s new ag dean talks about listening and leaving NC State http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state <div class="node-body article-body">Sam Pardue, new dean for the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, talks about why he left NC State.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/qa-georgia-s-new-ag-dean-talks-about-listening-and-leaving-nc-state#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Groups & Organizations Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 30 May 2016 14:06:00 +0000 120311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sam Pardue, right, the new dean of the University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, visits Leger and Son Farms, owned by Buddy, at left, and Greg Leger April 14.</p> Grab a renewed chance for profit with the right crop mix and inputs http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grab-renewed-chance-profit-right-crop-mix-and-inputs <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Certainly yield and price received for your product are major components of the profitability equation, but expenses and cost are also. As input prices for 2016 are being realized, cost of production has come down and may come down further depending on how producers use generic products.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grab-renewed-chance-profit-right-crop-mix-and-inputs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/grab-renewed-chance-profit-right-crop-mix-and-inputs#comments Cotton Grains Management Managing the Margins Soybeans Marketing and Promotion Soybean Wed, 11 May 2016 14:28:00 +0000 120111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Homegrown shirts? South Carolina cotton farmer solves a problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/homegrown-shirts-south-carolina-cotton-farmer-solves-problem <div class="node-body article-body">As a cotton farmer, Atwood "At" McIntosh of Williamsburg County, S.C. was always concerned that it was next to impossible to find cotton clothing that you knew were U.S. grown and made.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/homegrown-shirts-south-carolina-cotton-farmer-solves-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/homegrown-shirts-south-carolina-cotton-farmer-solves-problem#comments Cotton Management Markets Cotton Marketing and Promotion Thu, 05 Nov 2015 13:09:00 +0000 116751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Atwood McIntosh has marketed a line of polo shirts made from the cotton he grows in Williamsburg County, S.C. since 2014.</p> China’s cotton contradictions and the need for quality fiber http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-contradictions-and-need-quality-fiber <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, Contributing Writer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">It is impossible to talk about world cotton market without discussing China or trying to understand why it has pursued its questionable cotton policies.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-contradictions-and-need-quality-fiber" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/china-s-cotton-contradictions-and-need-quality-fiber#comments Cotton Markets Cotton Marketing and Promotion Mon, 05 Oct 2015 14:23:00 +0000 116221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The China situation is a real supply/demand contradiction that may take at least another two to three years to begin to work itself out.&nbsp; This doesn&rsquo;t necessarily mean low prices for US growers.</p> Cycling through the downside of a farm economy http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy <div class="node-body blog-body">People in the ag industry hope the bloody-nose-feeling the sector feels now at least means it has hit the dirty floor of the down cycle.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cycling-through-downside-farm-economy#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Blog Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Farm Press Blog Wed, 26 Aug 2015 16:01:00 +0000 115561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Market frustration? Know when the odds are in your favor http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A farmer can work all season long to make a good yield and control costs while making a good yield, but then lose profit potential due to pricing and marketing decisions.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/market-frustration-know-when-odds-are-your-favor#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Inputs Marketing and Promotion Mon, 24 Aug 2015 14:05:00 +0000 115521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Somehow, farmers have to find a balance between price and risk and know when the odds are in your favor&mdash;pricing the crop or a portion of the crop when the odds of price going down are much greater than the odds of price going higher.</p> US peanut industry targets Chinese market http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-targets-chinese-market <div class="node-body article-body">Leaders in the U.S. peanut industry view China as a huge potential market for U.S. peanuts and see real opportunity to sell U.S. branded products directly to Chinese consumers.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-targets-chinese-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-targets-chinese-market#comments Markets Peanuts Marketing and Promotion Mon, 17 Aug 2015 17:06:00 +0000 115161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>In the spring, representatives of the U.S. peanut industry travelled to China on a trade mission where they toured the Chinese peanut industry and sought opportunities to export U.S. peanuts to the world&rsquo;s most populous country.</p> North Carolina ag sector worth $76 billion -- one-sixth of state’s income, jobs http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs <div class="field-byline"> NC State </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Food, fiber and forestry industries contributed $76 billion of the $471 billion gross North Carolina product. That’s more than 17 percent.</div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-ag-sector-worth-76-billion-one-sixth-state-s-income-jobs#comments Cotton Government Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Marketing and Promotion Tue, 11 Aug 2015 13:35:00 +0000 115361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com US cattle herd continues expansion http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-continues-expansion <div class="field-byline"> Chris Prevatt, University of Florida livestock economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The results of the Jan. 1 and July 1 cattle inventory reports have made it clear that expansion is taking place by retaining more beef cows and replacement heifers. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-continues-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-cattle-herd-continues-expansion#comments Livestock Beef Marketing and Promotion Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:53:00 +0000 115101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>This continued beef herd expansion will be moderately bearish on cattle prices during the next couple of years.</p> Want profits? Get some high yields, low costs and price rallies http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looking at the profitability and the breakeven price needed to cover all expenses at the selling price can aid producers in their marketing plan. </div> <p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies#comments Cotton Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:00 +0000 115051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>While current market prices may be below breakeven prices, producers should look closely at latest rallies to price part of the crop. Higher prices could be in the offering but rallies generally need to be rewarded to some degree.</p>