Tobacco http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6001/more en 5 things to help your farm financially thrive in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If crop prices do not improve, how will producers survive and thrive in 2015? For starters, we have to start now as the 2014 crop harvest is winding up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Chemicals Finance Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 109841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Prices for 2015 do not look to improve drastically upon the 2014 harvest prices.</p> Why FRAC codes matter to fungicide resistance http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/why-frac-codes-matter-fungicide-resistance <div class="field-byline"> Alice Cochran and Heather Kelly, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The FRAC code is a number and/or letter combination assigned by the fungicide resistance action committee to group together active ingredients which demonstrate potential for cross resistance. Fungicides with the same FRAC code are at risk for cross resistance because they have the same target site. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/why-frac-codes-matter-fungicide-resistance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/why-frac-codes-matter-fungicide-resistance#comments Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Fungicides Wed, 15 Oct 2014 12:45:00 +0000 109731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com UT Extension Tar Heel tobacco, peach growers favor check-offs as 2014 assessments kick in http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick <div class="node-body article-body">Thanks to the new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco,</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tar-heel-tobacco-peach-growers-favor-check-offs-2014-assessments-kick#comments Government Markets Orchard Crops Tobacco Peaches Thu, 09 Oct 2014 18:54:00 +0000 109451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="Default">THANKS TO THE new assessment on flue-cured tobacco in North Carolina, the Tobacco Growers Association of North Carolina will have the resources it needs to protect and advocate for the business of growing tobacco, says grower-president Tim Yarbrough of Prospect Hill, N.C.&nbsp;</p> Farm bill sign-up dates not to forget http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget <div class="node-body article-body">As harvest grabs time and attention this fall, farmers need to remember some important dates in regard to the new farm bill as windows of time will soon open to sign up for key new programs such as Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, along with opportunity to update yield and base histories. </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-bill-sign-dates-not-forget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:43:00 +0000 109641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association Communication with farmer is key to custom application success http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Randolph was named AGCO Application Equipment’s 2013 Operator of the Year for his relationship-building skills with farmer customers and his attention to detail in understanding the challenges of their fields. He is known to invite customers to ride in his cab so he can explain the operation of his application machine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Precision Farming Conditions and Diseases Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:37:00 +0000 109571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>TONY RANDOLPH of Farmville, N.C., was named AGCO Application Equipment&rsquo;s 2013 Operator of the Year.</p> (Gallery) Tobacco season not over until these tasks are complete http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/gallery-tobacco-season-not-over-until-these-tasks-are-complete <div class="field-byline"> J. Michael Moore, University of Georgia tobacco agronomist </div> <div class="node-body gallery-body">Tasks to complete the tobacco production season include plowing out the roots, chopping the roots and stalks into small pieces and burying these along with weeds. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/gallery-tobacco-season-not-over-until-these-tasks-are-complete" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/gallery-tobacco-season-not-over-until-these-tasks-are-complete#comments Management Tobacco Tue, 30 Sep 2014 13:11:00 +0000 109461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Kentucky researchers harvest hemp, compare best varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/university-kentucky-researchers-harvest-hemp-compare-best-varieties <div class="field-byline"> Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Kentucky hemp research plot, planted May 27, was one of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s hemp pilot studies to reintroduce hemp production in Kentucky. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/university-kentucky-researchers-harvest-hemp-compare-best-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/university-kentucky-researchers-harvest-hemp-compare-best-varieties#comments Miscellaneous Tobacco Untagged Wed, 24 Sep 2014 12:52:00 +0000 109351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>HEMP is harvested on a University of Kentucky research plot Sept. 23. The research plot is the first one for the university since hemp production was federally outlawed more than six decades ago.</p> $2.3 Million in grants awarded by N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/23-million-grants-awarded-nc-tobacco-trust-fund-commission <div class="field-byline"> N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The N.C. Tobacco Trust Fund Commission has awarded just over $2.3 million for 22 new grants for agricultural and economic initiatives across North Carolina. The grants place a high priority on projects that address ways to train people for new careers, stimulate the agricultural economy in local communities, help farmers with innovative ideas and strengthen sales of local foods.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/23-million-grants-awarded-nc-tobacco-trust-fund-commission" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/23-million-grants-awarded-nc-tobacco-trust-fund-commission#comments Tobacco Groups & Organizations Tobacco Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:03:00 +0000 109341 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The grants place a high priority on projects that address ways to train people for new careers, stimulate the agricultural economy in local communities, help farmers with innovative ideas and strengthen sales of local foods.</p> Efficiency key to success for Steve and Archie Griffin http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/efficiency-key-success-steve-and-archie-griffin <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This year marks the 40th anniversary of Steve Griffin’s return to the family farm in Beaufort County North Carolina. Much has changed in farming since 1974, but one constant is the importance of efficiency.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/efficiency-key-success-steve-and-archie-griffin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/efficiency-key-success-steve-and-archie-griffin#comments Grains Management Tobacco Corn Tobacco Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:00:00 +0000 108841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>ARCHIE AND STEVE GRIFFIN man the tobacco harvesters at their Beaufort County farm near Washington, N.C. Tobacco has always been the most challenging crop for the Griffins to grow.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</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/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation