Tobacco http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en Learn the ABCs of MRLs with new online course http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course <div class="node-body article-body">The pesticide registration process – FIFRA – establishes acceptable pesticide residue levels for products approved in the U.S. Meanwhile, foreign governments are increasing oversight and testing of imported food for pesticide residues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Pesticides Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 107601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina flue-cured tobacco farmers approve first-ever assessment http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina growers of flue-cured tobacco have approved an assessment that will support the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina’s efforts to promote the interests of its farmers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/north-carolina-flue-cured-tobacco-farmers-approve-first-ever-assessment#comments Tobacco Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:14:00 +0000 107591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The assessment will support the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina&rsquo;s efforts to promote the interests of its farmers</p> North Carolina State University (Photos) The 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmers of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year <div class="node-body gallery-body">Combined, the state winners of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program have 350 years of farming experience, with scores of farming generations before them to boot. From one of the largest growers in the state to a Vietnam veteran, from a meticulous weed warrior to even a ‘city’ boy, their backgrounds and farming operations vary across the board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Tobacco Vegetables Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 107571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Your farm needs a mid-year financial checkup http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-year is a good time to perform a farm financial checkup. How much do you have in your crop and operation, and how does it compare to what you projected or anticipated? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Finance Inputs Marketing and Promotion Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 107331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Soy Checkoff U.S. tobacco plant supply proves adequate ... but barely http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/us-tobacco-plant-supply-proves-adequate-barely <div class="node-body article-body">At one time, U.S. tobacco farmers feared the 2014 plant supply would fall 10 percent to 15 percent short of having enough plants, but most acres farmers intended to plant were planted.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/us-tobacco-plant-supply-proves-adequate-barely" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/us-tobacco-plant-supply-proves-adequate-barely#comments Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 02 Jul 2014 22:23:00 +0000 106651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>U.S. TOBACCO PLANT supply at first glance was going to fall short of demand this spring. It came close, but growers found plants enough to get the acreage they were shooting for.</p> Model may help growers plan crop planting to ease droughts http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/model-may-help-growers-plan-crop-planting-ease-droughts <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although forecasts indicate a drought’s likelihood, they aren’t perfect. But they can help a farmer decide whether to plant a crop earlier or later than usual so drought is less likely to occur when the crop is most sensitive to drought.</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/equipment/model-may-help-growers-plan-crop-planting-ease-droughts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/model-may-help-growers-plan-crop-planting-ease-droughts#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Drought Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:22:00 +0000 107241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Here’s what Southern farmers say they planted in 2014 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/here-s-what-southern-farmers-say-they-planted-2014 <div class="node-body article-body">No surprise peanut acreage is up in the South as corn acres drop. Total soybean acres up, too, compared to last year, according to USDA’s June 30 acreage report.</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/grains/here-s-what-southern-farmers-say-they-planted-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/here-s-what-southern-farmers-say-they-planted-2014#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Crops Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:27:00 +0000 107191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What’s up with all the budworms in North Carolina tobacco now? http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/what-s-all-budworms-north-carolina-tobacco-now <div class="field-byline"> Hanna Burrack, N.C. State Cooperative Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">None of the insecticides applied as foliar treatments for tobacco budworms are systemic, meaning they do not move throughout plants. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/what-s-all-budworms-north-carolina-tobacco-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/what-s-all-budworms-north-carolina-tobacco-now#comments Tobacco Insecticides Tobacco Wed, 25 Jun 2014 20:47:00 +0000 107041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>TOBACCO BUDWORM in North Carolina tobacco field.</p> Hanna Burrack, N.C. State Cooperative Extension Farm-state senators move to stop EPA water rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-state-senators-move-stop-epa-water-rule <div class="node-body article-body">The Protecting Water and Property Rights Act of 2014, introduced in the Senate, aims to stop the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers from finalizing their March 2014 proposed rule, which farm groups say would unnecessarily expand federal authority under the Clean Water Act. </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/farm-state-senators-move-stop-epa-water-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-state-senators-move-stop-epa-water-rule#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables American Farm Bureau Federation Legislation National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition Mon, 23 Jun 2014 16:51:00 +0000 106971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Why farmers irrigate in the rain and police officers like donut shops http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops <div class="node-body blog-body">“It was raining, and he had the irrigation running in the field. Why?” That’s what an urban-leaning friend of mine asked me recently, referring to what he felt was an appalling misuse of water resources by a farmer somewhere locally.</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/why-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-farmers-irrigate-rain-and-police-officers-donut-shops#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Farm Press Blog Mon, 23 Jun 2014 13:29:00 +0000 106941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com