Weather http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/5980/more en FSA asks producers to register now for disaster and other programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fsa-asks-producers-register-now-disaster-and-other-programs <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers and ranchers who plan to participate in Farm Service Agency programs need to go ahead and register. Producers are encouraged to report farm records and business structure changes by April 15.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fsa-asks-producers-register-now-disaster-and-other-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/fsa-asks-producers-register-now-disaster-and-other-programs#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Tobacco Disaster Aid Farm Service Agency (FSA) Tue, 25 Mar 2014 19:29:00 +0000 104451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What will El Niño return mean to Georgia, Deep South climate? http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/what-will-el-ni-o-return-mean-georgia-deep-south-climate <div class="field-byline"> Pam Knox, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If an El Nino develops in 2014, it generally reduces the likelihood of tropical storms and hurricanes over the Atlantic Ocean by “blowing the top off” of developing tropical systems. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/what-will-el-ni-o-return-mean-georgia-deep-south-climate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/what-will-el-ni-o-return-mean-georgia-deep-south-climate#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables El Nino Wed, 19 Mar 2014 14:32:00 +0000 104211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>El Nino climate conditions could return later this summer.</p> Poultry farmers worry about propane supply as cold weather hits http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-farmers-worry-about-propane-supply-cold-weather-hits <div class="field-byline"> Debra Davis, Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama’s billion-dollar poultry industry is bracing for freezing weather at a time when propane is in short supply.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-farmers-worry-about-propane-supply-cold-weather-hits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/poultry-farmers-worry-about-propane-supply-cold-weather-hits#comments Government Livestock Freeze Damage Tue, 28 Jan 2014 01:13:00 +0000 102821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia’s third wettest year despite subdued tropical season http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-third-wettest-year-despite-subdued-tropical-season <div class="field-byline"> Pam Knox University of Georgia </div> <div class="field-deck"> Highly variable weather conditions through winter and into the spring. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">2013 was Georgia's third wettest year in the state's recorded history.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-third-wettest-year-despite-subdued-tropical-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-third-wettest-year-despite-subdued-tropical-season#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Precipitation Fri, 17 Jan 2014 13:09:00 +0000 102481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Climate risk to Southeast agriculture topic of February conference http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/climate-risk-southeast-agriculture-topic-february-conference <div class="field-byline"> From Daniel R. Dourte, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Climate variability, the seasonal and year-to-year changes in rainfall and temperatures, is a substantial source of risk and uncertainty in agriculture. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/climate-risk-southeast-agriculture-topic-february-conference" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/climate-risk-southeast-agriculture-topic-february-conference#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Weather Wed, 15 Jan 2014 11:36:00 +0000 102461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PARTICIPANTS at the Climate Adaptation Exchange (Feb. 2013; Tifton, GA) learn about how sub-surface drip irrigation and sod-based rotation can improve water-use efficiency and reduce risks to climate variability and change.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Upper Southeast crop yields coming in below previous two years http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/upper-southeast-crop-yields-coming-below-previous-two-years <div class="field-deck"> Only corn survived </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year the consensus agreement is that, other than corn, virtually everything planted in the Upper Southeast will produce lower yields than the past two years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/upper-southeast-crop-yields-coming-below-previous-two-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/upper-southeast-crop-yields-coming-below-previous-two-years#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Peanuts Soybean Precipitation Tue, 03 Dec 2013 12:09:00 +0000 100961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN WAS the only major Southeast crop that benefitted from record rainfall across the region.</p> Florida researcher: Southeast should prepare for wild weather changes http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-researcher-southeast-should-prepare-wild-weather-changes <div class="field-byline"> By Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="field-deck"> Climate change the reported culprit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">People who live in the Southeast should prepare for more drastically changing weather conditions — everything from heat waves to poorer air quality.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-researcher-southeast-should-prepare-wild-weather-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-researcher-southeast-should-prepare-wild-weather-changes#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Weather Fri, 15 Nov 2013 13:02:00 +0000 100451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Record rainfall leaves lasting footprint on Southeast agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/record-rainfall-leaves-lasting-footprint-southeast-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">Once in a lifetime rainfall in South Carolina's Low Country and other parts of the Southeast last spring and summer has left lasting problems for growers across the Region to address this fall and next spring.</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/record-rainfall-leaves-lasting-footprint-southeast-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/record-rainfall-leaves-lasting-footprint-southeast-agriculture#comments Cotton Grains Peanuts Cotton Flooding Precipitation Farm Press Blog Mon, 04 Nov 2013 19:23:00 +0000 99901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southeast winter weather to vary widely http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-winter-weather-vary-widely <div class="field-byline"> By Southeast Farm Press Staff </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Instead of the odds being heavily tipped towards wetter and colder or drier and warmer, all possibilities are equally likely in a Southeast neutral winter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-winter-weather-vary-widely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/southeast-winter-weather-vary-widely#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Forecasting Mon, 04 Nov 2013 14:01:00 +0000 99851 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> THE PACIFIC OCEAN is in a neutral stage with neither warmer- or colder-than-normal sea temperatures. This means Southeast winter weather will vary from cold to warm and wet to dry but damaging Deep South freezes are much more likely.</p> Tennessee reports above average corn yields http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/tennessee-reports-above-average-corn-yields <div class="field-byline"> From University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early reports point to above-average 2013 corn yields in Tennessee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/tennessee-reports-above-average-corn-yields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/tennessee-reports-above-average-corn-yields#comments Grains Freeze Damage Wed, 30 Oct 2013 19:34:00 +0000 99681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p> AS TENNESSEE&quot;S corn harvest winds down, farmers there report above-average yields reaching the 200-plus bushels per acre average.</p>