Crops http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5264/more 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> 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> 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> 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 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 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>