Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en (Gallery) Farmers go to see 100-bushel soybeans in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia <div class="node-body gallery-body">The challenge was to conduct a 60-acre research trial on a south Georgia farm using a dozen different varieties on four- to five-acre plots in an effort to produce 100-bushel soybeans, or better, using an early soybean production system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia#comments Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 108801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Light, water and nitrogen critical for achieving 300-bushel corn http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers who want to produce 300-bushel corn could learn something from cyclist Lance Armstrong, says North Carolina State University Extension Corn Specialist Ron Heiniger.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/light-water-and-nitrogen-critical-achieving-300-bushel-corn#comments Grains Management Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:11:00 +0000 108491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA EXTENSION corn specialist Ron Heiniger says considering 300-bushel-per-acre corn is a useful exercise because it encourages farmers to think about how they might do things differently to produce more corn.</p> Now's not the time to shorten peanut rotations http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers will be making a mistake if they shorten rotations and plant more peanuts just to try and get a government payment next season, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nows-not-time-shorten-peanut-rotations#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 29 Aug 2014 18:20:00 +0000 108431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS WILL BE making a mistake if they shorten peanut rotations next season in order to get a government payment, says Marshall Lamb, research director for the National Peanut Research Laboratory in Dawson, Ga. Lamb, right, is shown here at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p> White sugarcane aphid now causing problems in Georgia, Florida sorghum http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphid-now-causing-problems-georgia-florida-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">In the last two weeks, the white sugarcane aphid has been confirmed at damaging levels in sorghum fields in Florida and Georgia. The difficult-to-control-pest was first identified in Texas two years ago when it switched its host preference from sugarcane to grains. </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/white-sugarcane-aphid-now-causing-problems-georgia-florida-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphid-now-causing-problems-georgia-florida-sorghum#comments Grains Management Foliar insects Grain Sorghum Fri, 29 Aug 2014 16:41:00 +0000 108721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>White sugarcane aphid on sorghum in Seminole County, Ga.</p> Rome Ethredge/University of Georgia Hundreds gather for agriculture updates at Simpson field day http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/hundreds-gather-agriculture-updates-simpson-field-day <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">On a day that’s a hundred degrees in the shade, you might think it hard to find something good to say about the weather. Not so as nearly 300 farmers gathered in the August sunshine to get the latest updates from research and Extension specialists at Clemson University’s Simpson Experiment Station field day, where the weather, in fact, received due appreciation from experts on South Carolina crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/hundreds-gather-agriculture-updates-simpson-field-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/hundreds-gather-agriculture-updates-simpson-field-day#comments Management Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:32:00 +0000 108711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Mike Marshall, a Clemson Extension weed specialist, introduces farmers to new crop varieties that are resistant to herbicides.</p> Clemson University Researchers ‘soil underwear’ to show pasture health http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health <div class="field-byline"> Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The “soiled underwear test” helped Clemson and North Carolina State University Extension specialists teaching a pasture ecology workshop make their points about the importance of healthy soil and how to build it from the grassroots down.</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/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/researchers-soil-underwear-show-pasture-health#comments Livestock Management Miscellaneous Organic Matter Pasture Management Wed, 27 Aug 2014 13:50:00 +0000 108701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Soil ecologist Matt Poore shows results of carbon scavenging by soil microbes.</p> Now the time to check soybeans for stink bugs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/now-time-check-soybeans-stink-bugs <div class="field-byline"> Doug Johnson, Extension Entomologist, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Certainly this is the time to be checking your soybeans for the presence of stink bugs. I have not noticed economically important problems in the beans I have sampled, but stink bugs are certainly common and our light traps have been capturing very large numbers compared to previous years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/now-time-check-soybeans-stink-bugs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/now-time-check-soybeans-stink-bugs#comments Management Stink bugs Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:27:00 +0000 108681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Stink bugs feed on a wide range of crops and ornamental plants.</p> "Right to farm" could soon be seen in other states http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states <div class="node-body blog-body">Measures such as the "Right to Farm" amendment recently passed in Missouri could soon be seen in other states.</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/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/right-farm-could-soon-be-seen-other-states#comments Government Livestock Management Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:12:00 +0000 108421 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Controlled-released nitrogen important tool in 4R nutrient stewardship http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To increase yields, researchers encourage farmers to use 4R nutrient stewardship where fertilizer is applied in the right source at the right rate at the right time and right place. In North Carolina, nitrogen fertility is an important focus where scientists are seeking methods to increase production in the various soil types across the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/controlled-released-nitrogen-important-tool-4r-nutrient-stewardship#comments Grains Management Tue, 26 Aug 2014 14:47:00 +0000 108481 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DURING A FIELD DAY on nitrogen fertility at the Tidewater Experiment Station in Plymouth, N.C., North Carolina Extension Corn Specialist Dr. Ron Heiniger explains that ESN can be beneficial in corn production because it continues to release nitrogen during the period from canopy closure through silking.</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