Tobacco http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Kentucky ag economy strong, but concern looms over 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/kentucky-ag-economy-strong-concern-looms-over-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Carol Lea Spence, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Beef, poultry, dairy and hog prices are expected to boost 2014 Kentucky agricultural cash receipts to $6 billion, up from $5.7 billion in 2013.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/kentucky-ag-economy-strong-concern-looms-over-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/kentucky-ag-economy-strong-concern-looms-over-2015#comments Grains Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Tobacco Fri, 05 Dec 2014 14:51:00 +0000 110781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia Ag Forecast to be held across the state Jan. 14-23 http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23 <div class="field-byline"> J. Merritt Melancon, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From new varieties to new technologies and markets, the University of Georgia’s team of agricultural economists will provide valuable insights into what 2015 will hold for agriculture, the state’s largest industry, during the 2015 Georgia Ag Forecast. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-ag-forecast-be-held-across-state-jan-14-23#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Finance Marketing and Promotion Thu, 04 Dec 2014 16:00:00 +0000 110741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The annual Ga. Ag Forecast series will be held Jan. 14-23 in Gainesville, Cartersville, Bainbridge, Lyons, Tifton and Macon. Registration for the series is now open.</p> Southern Farm Show set for Feb. 4-6 in Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers from across Virginia and the Carolinas will converge at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 4-6 for the 39th annual Southern Farm Show, where more than 400 companies will exhibit agricultural equipment, technology and services</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:03:00 +0000 110461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The 39<sup>th</sup> annual Southern Farm Show is set for Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 4-6 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. More than 400 exhibitors are expected.</p> Kentucky looking for hemp farmers for 2015 season http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/kentucky-looking-hemp-farmers-2015-season <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky’s Department of Agriculture is looking for Kentucky farmers interested in growing hemp next year as part of the state’s new program to reestablish hemp as a viable commodity, but growers will need to fill out the proper paperwork by Jan. 1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/kentucky-looking-hemp-farmers-2015-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/kentucky-looking-hemp-farmers-2015-season#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Untagged Tue, 02 Dec 2014 15:34:00 +0000 110691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Kentucky Crop share lease: 5 important principles to follow http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The most effective crop share lease will be structured to reward both parties in proportion to the value of contributions provided. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-share-lease-5-important-principles-follow#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Buying/Purchasing Finance Mon, 17 Nov 2014 18:25:00 +0000 110371 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IN A CROP SHARE LEASE both parties should share in total returns in the same proportion as they contribute resources.</p> Ag data: its value, who owns it and where’s it going? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Griffin asked the audience if anyone knew what was at the bottom of any privacy/disclosure statement, the ones you must sign to download software or to use most any digital service. No one raised a hand. “Neither do I. I never read that far either,” he said.</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/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Precision Farming Buying/Purchasing Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:14:00 +0000 110351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FARMER&#39;S DATA can be used to make better-informed management decisions. His data combined with other farm data can be crunched, tweezed or bludgeoned into showing trends, predict market futures or the adoption of new crop technology just to name a few potential uses for the data &ndash; all valuable uses.</p> Not surprised Southeast ranked “Best Places to Farm” http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm <div class="node-body blog-body">If you can eat it, drink it, wear it or smoke it, we can produce it in the South.</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/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/not-surprised-southeast-ranked-best-places-farm#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Management Farm Press Blog Thu, 06 Nov 2014 19:09:00 +0000 110221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 4 methods to fair land lease agreements in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cash lease has been popular for many years. The primary attraction of this method to landowners is the minimal responsibility. This type of lease also provides tenants maximum operating freedom. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Buying/Purchasing Inputs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 110141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LEASE agreements should be designed to achieve efficiency and provide for an equitable distribution of income and expenses.</p> Tobacco growers say “no” on child labor http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-say-no-child-labor <div class="node-body article-body">At the beginning of October, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina went on record as opposing hired child labor on U.S. tobacco farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-say-no-child-labor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-say-no-child-labor#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Management Tobacco Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:39:00 +0000 110031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina does not condone the use of child labor and believes tobacco growers and farm labor contractors should not employ workers younger than 16 years of age for work in tobacco, even with parental permission.</p> Tobacco harvest drags on, leaving 2014 production unclear http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-harvest-drags-leaving-2014-production-unclear <div class="node-body article-body">"We will finish up next week. Some farmers in my area will take longer than that. We had a lot of water this season. The leaf is not the best quality, but the yield is good.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-harvest-drags-leaving-2014-production-unclear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-harvest-drags-leaving-2014-production-unclear#comments Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Mon, 27 Oct 2014 19:12:00 +0000 110001 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="Default">DEAD RIPE FLUE-CURED leaf from the Oxford tobacco research station.</p>