Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Farmer deadline now April 7 for yield, base acres, program signup http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farmer-deadline-now-april-7-yield-base-acres-program-signup <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm owners and producers have one additional week, until April 7, to choose between Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, the safety-net programs established by the 2014 Farm Bill. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farmer-deadline-now-april-7-yield-base-acres-program-signup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farmer-deadline-now-april-7-yield-base-acres-program-signup#comments Government Management Regulations Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:36:00 +0000 113201 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Late burndown herbicide options for corn and sorghum http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/late-burndown-herbicide-options-corn-and-sorghum <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">What should your burndown strategy be for those crops with planting time upon us? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/late-burndown-herbicide-options-corn-and-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/late-burndown-herbicide-options-corn-and-sorghum#comments Grains Management Corn Grain Sorghum Thu, 26 Mar 2015 23:55:00 +0000 113161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </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/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in it.</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/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Farm Press Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:00 +0000 113121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Get the best fungicide ‘prescription’ for your peanuts http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">These “prescription” peanut fungicide programs are based upon the risk to white mold and leaf spot in a given field and vary from seven applications in high-risk fields to four applications in low-risk fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/get-best-fungicide-prescription-your-peanuts#comments Management Peanuts Fungicides Fungicides Peanut Wed, 25 Mar 2015 12:52:00 +0000 113111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UGA Extension, in collaboration with ZedX, Inc., has funded the creation of a smart phone app that gives growers access to the Peanut Rx risk tool.</p> USDA wants to change ‘actively engaged’ in farm operation rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA proposes rule to limit farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule#comments Cotton Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Regulations Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:39:00 +0000 113101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNDER THE proposed rule, non-family joint ventures and general partnerships must document that their managers are making significant contributions to the farming operation, defined as 500 hours of substantial management work per year or 25 percent of the critical management time necessary for the success of the farming operation.</p> Early planted corn less susceptible to southern rust http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/early-planted-corn-less-susceptible-southern-rust <div class="node-body article-body">While southern rust isn’t an annual problem in every region of Alabama, corn producers saw plenty of it this past, when it reached outbreak proportions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/early-planted-corn-less-susceptible-southern-rust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/early-planted-corn-less-susceptible-southern-rust#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Mon, 23 Mar 2015 15:17:00 +0000 112591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHERN RUST HASN&rsquo;T proven to be a problem every year on corn in all regions of Alabama. Growers did see an outbreak of the disease in 2014.&nbsp;</p> Late freeze possible for Southeast this week http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/late-freeze-possible-southeast-week <div class="field-byline"> Pam Knox, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Temperatures in northern Georgia and Alabama -- and as far south as Birmingham and Atlanta -- could reach 32 degrees on Saturday morning. Colder temperatures could be seen on Sunday morning.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/late-freeze-possible-southeast-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/late-freeze-possible-southeast-week#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Freeze Damage Mon, 23 Mar 2015 12:31:00 +0000 113091 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Temperature outlook valid for March 28-April 1.</p> UAVs: Precision agriculture in truest sense of the word http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word <div class="node-body blog-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles offers clear benefits for scouting and data management, and farmers will certainly turn to UAVs if they are affordable and contribute to the bottom line, allowing them to apply inputs in a more precise manner.</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/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word#comments Equipment Management Crops Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:11:00 +0000 112641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University &nbsp;is using the Vireo, a unmanned aerial vehicle that is no larger than a football in its research at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center in Plymouth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> George Clay named Tennessee Farmer of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/george-clay-named-tennessee-farmer-year <div class="field-byline"> Patricia McDaniels, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">He first sold certified oat and wheat seeds some 57 years ago, and George Clay of Pelham, Tenn,, has been farming ever since. He has been named the Tennessee Farmer of the Year by University of Tennessee Extension. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/george-clay-named-tennessee-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/george-clay-named-tennessee-farmer-year#comments Management Sunbelt Ag Expo Groups & Organizations Fri, 20 Mar 2015 15:33:00 +0000 113061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>George Clay, of Grundy County, has been named as the Tennessee Farmer of the Year by University of Tennessee Extension. Clay and his wife Edwene raise a variety of row crops and 110 beef cows.</p> Photo by D. Manning, courtesy UTIA