Practices and Systems http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5865/more en Custom planting: How much to pay and how much to charge http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planting is of course a critical component of a farm’s operation. Getting the crop off to a good to excellent start is necessary for maximum economic yields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Corn Soybean Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:56:00 +0000 113381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Weather conditions and other factors influence production, but if the crop doesn&rsquo;t get a good start then producers will have to try to catch up. That is usually difficult to do.</p> Alabama vs. Georgia on crop irrigation history, potential http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential <div class="node-body article-body">“There has been rapid expansion in Georgia, and we’re starting to see that in Alabama too. Alabama has lagged behind some other states in irrigated acres partly because it’s more difficult to reach water sources in the state."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:43:00 +0000 112831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Clemson hires precision ag specialist http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-hires-precision-ag-specialist <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">​Clemson University’s Edisto Research and Education Center in Blackville, S.C. has hired a precision agriculture specialist to help farmers apply the latest technological advancements.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-hires-precision-ag-specialist" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/clemson-hires-precision-ag-specialist#comments Management Precision Farming Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:13:00 +0000 113241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Conservation tillage systems threatened by herbicide-resistant weeds http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds <div class="node-body article-body">“In Alabama, we have a lot of highly erodible soils with organic matter of about ½ percent on most of them. Conservation systems are intended to increase that organic matter which in turn impacts productivity on those soils.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/conservation-tillage-systems-threatened-herbicide-resistant-weeds#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Conservation Wed, 11 Mar 2015 20:13:00 +0000 112431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CONSERVATION TILLAGE ACRES in the U.S. are at risk of being converted to higher-tillage systems due to the prevalence of glypohsate-resistant weeds.&nbsp;</p> Walter Godwin looking to high-yield soybeans for cash flow in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Walter Godwin’s choice of soybeans to lead the way on his farm is unusual considering he farms in Mitchell and Grady counties in Georgia, one of the largest peanut-producing regions in the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015#comments Management Markets Soybeans Center Pivot Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:41:00 +0000 112521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WALTER GODWIN says 2015 is the year to go for higher-yielding soybeans on his Georgia farm.</p> Irrigation meeting set for March 5 in Gatesville, N.C. http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can learn the latest information on water management during the Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage M eeting set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Other Piped Water Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 112121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage meeting is set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C. The program begins at 10 a.m., includes a sponsored lunch and field visis from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.</p> What to know about FAA’s proposed new drone rules http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Federal Aviation Administration earlier this week proposed a framework of regulations to allow the use of certain non-recreational small unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs (also known as drones). The rules would limit flights to daylight and visual-line-of-sight operations. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules#comments Equipment Government Miscellaneous Regulations Technology Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama gets grant to fund farm irrigation initiative http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The ability to harness and better utilize Alabama’s abundant water resources will be pivotal in the agricultural and economic development of our state."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative#comments Equipment Government Management Irrigation Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:42:00 +0000 112021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A NEW program will help Alabama farmers invest in the most efficient irrigation technologies available.</p> Tennessee farmers’ consumer-direct sells grew 129 percent in 15 years http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-consumer-direct-sells-grew-129-percent-15-years <div class="node-body article-body">Tennessee farmers and producers have seen demand for their farm-fresh, locally produced items steadily increase in recent years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-consumer-direct-sells-grew-129-percent-15-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/tennessee-farmers-consumer-direct-sells-grew-129-percent-15-years#comments Markets Miscellaneous Crops Practices and Systems Wed, 04 Feb 2015 14:41:00 +0000 112001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Kentucky water management group tackles agricultural drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Only a small percentage of Kentucky’s cropland is irrigated, and less than 10 percent of Kentucky’s public water supply is utilized for agricultural purposes.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-water-management-group-tackles-agricultural-drought#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Irrigation Thu, 29 Jan 2015 14:58:00 +0000 111831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com