Tobacco http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Kentucky farmer named 2016 ‘Farm Mom of the Year’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/kentucky-farmer-named-2016-farm-mom-year <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky farmer Mary Courtney is voted as Monsanto’s 2016 America’s Farmers Mom of the Year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/kentucky-farmer-named-2016-farm-mom-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/kentucky-farmer-named-2016-farm-mom-year#comments Grains Livestock Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Untagged Thu, 05 May 2016 20:33:00 +0000 120041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com With ag trade to Cuba, Southeast states are ahead of the rest http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest <div class="node-body blog-body">Virginia recently passed Georgia as the No. 1 state in the country for farm and forestry exports to Cuba.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ag-trade-cuba-southeast-states-are-ahead-rest#comments Equipment Government Grains Livestock Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Import and Export Legislation Farm Press Blog Fri, 25 Mar 2016 17:24:00 +0000 119321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A ship at the Port of New Orleans. Photo courtesy of the United Soybean Board.</p> Southeast to see above-average spring rain, moderate flooding, NOAA says http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-see-above-average-spring-rain-moderate-flooding-noaa-says <div class="node-body article-body"><p>According to NOAA&rsquo;s U.S. Spring Outlook released March 16 areas of the country still under water from torrential rainfall last week have an elevated risk of moderate flooding through the rest of the season.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-see-above-average-spring-rain-moderate-flooding-noaa-says" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southeast-see-above-average-spring-rain-moderate-flooding-noaa-says#comments Equipment Government Grains Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Weather Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:37:00 +0000 119221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>U.S. regions at risk for minor (light blue) and moderate (dark blue) flooding from April-June 2016. Large version shows Alaska, Hawaii, and Puerto Rico. NOAA Climate.gov map, based on NWS forecast</p> New hemp harvester can reach medicinally valued top flower http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/new-hemp-harvester-can-reach-medicinally-valued-top-flower <div class="node-body gallery-body">With research for the pharmaceutical use of hemp taking root, Kentucky hemp farmers face a challenge: harvesting the giant plants.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/new-hemp-harvester-can-reach-medicinally-valued-top-flower" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/new-hemp-harvester-can-reach-medicinally-valued-top-flower#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Tobacco Tue, 15 Mar 2016 16:22:00 +0000 119161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina farmers discuss job's challenging rewards http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/north-carolina-farmers-discuss-jobs-challenging-rewards <div class="node-body article-body">Dealing with the weather, increasing regulations and finding time for the family are just three of the many challenges farmers face on a daily basis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/north-carolina-farmers-discuss-jobs-challenging-rewards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/north-carolina-farmers-discuss-jobs-challenging-rewards#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Wed, 09 Mar 2016 15:20:00 +0000 118811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>From left, Moore County farmer Billy Carter, Washington County farmer Beth Foster and Yadkin County farmer Kevin Matthews.</p> El Niño: No stop to rain in South Carolina until April, but not all bad http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/el-ni-o-no-stop-rain-south-carolina-until-april-not-all-bad <div class="field-byline"> Jim Melvin, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most powerful El Ninos ever recorded is finally starting to relinquish its grip, but South Carolina’s beleaguered farmers might not see any significant relief from relentless rains until April.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/el-ni-o-no-stop-rain-south-carolina-until-april-not-all-bad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/el-ni-o-no-stop-rain-south-carolina-until-april-not-all-bad#comments Grains Management Soybeans Tobacco Flooding Mon, 29 Feb 2016 21:11:00 +0000 118871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A South Carolina field that was saturated by record flooding in October 2015.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Zack Snipes/ Clemson University Why the 2015 tobacco crop was a near disaster http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-2015-tobacco-crop-was-near-disaster <div class="node-body article-body">It’s official: The 2015 tobacco crop experienced a nearly disastrous drop in production compared to the season before. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-2015-tobacco-crop-was-near-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/why-2015-tobacco-crop-was-near-disaster#comments Tobacco Tobacco Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:30:00 +0000 118761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Some mountain burley was still hanging in the barn in January. This barn is near Mars Hill, N.C.</p> Chris Bickers Unfair lease, tobacco floats, cottonseed denied, Florida olives and more http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more <div class="node-body article-body">This week in Southeast agriculture we found out southeast cotton acreage might drop more. Cottonseed debate hit a stalemate. Tobacco gets started. Florida farm moved away devastated citrus to olives. The genomic quest for perfect peanut continues. Field data is tough to handle and use, but vital. And, by the way, is your land lease unfair?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/unfair-lease-tobacco-floats-cottonseed-denied-florida-olives-and-more#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Untagged Fri, 12 Feb 2016 17:29:00 +0000 118591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Crop insurance: Know this about disasters before signing up http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing <div class="field-byline"> Nathan Smith, Clemson University Extension Economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crop insurance pays most often on drought in the Southeast. But South Carolina’s epic flood at harvest in 2015 resulted in catastrophic losses. Crop insurance is not designed to make you whole and some lessons were learned in South Carolina.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/crop-insurance-know-about-disasters-signing#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Managing the Margins Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Disaster Aid Crop Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:50:00 +0000 118531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Flooded farm in South Carolina October, 2015.</p> Lindsay B. McClam, McClam Farms in South Carolina South Carolina tobacco farmers floating seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/south-carolina-tobacco-farmers-floating-seed <div class="node-body gallery-body">It’s the first week of February, so tobacco growers in the Pee Dee of South Carolina have been working on filling and seeding their float trays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/south-carolina-tobacco-farmers-floating-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/south-carolina-tobacco-farmers-floating-seed#comments Tobacco Tue, 09 Feb 2016 14:34:00 +0000 118471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com