Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Regulators and farmers can find common ground http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground <div class="node-body blog-body">Once upon a time, a regulatory agency together with grower groups and good science found common ground based on common sense, and a drastic blow against the viability of one of the region’s top farming sectors was averted. </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/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/regulators-and-farmers-can-find-common-ground#comments Government Management Vegetables Groups & Organizations National Vegetables Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:07:00 +0000 112601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Get higher soybean yields with a few minor adjustments http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments <div class="node-body article-body">It’s no surprise irrigation is the single-most important factor to increase soybean yields in the Deep South, but many growers are reluctant to spend the money to irrigate soybeans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/get-higher-soybean-yields-few-minor-adjustments#comments Management Soybeans Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 14:25:00 +0000 112531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STUCK IN A RUT on soybean yields? Southern farmers can do a few basic steps to bump up yields without dragging profits down.</p> Walter Godwin looking to high-yield soybeans for cash flow in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">Walter Godwin’s choice of soybeans to lead the way on his farm is unusual considering he farms in Mitchell and Grady counties in Georgia, one of the largest peanut-producing regions in the country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/walter-godwin-looking-high-yield-soybeans-cash-flow-2015#comments Management Markets Soybeans Center Pivot Soybean Tue, 24 Feb 2015 13:41:00 +0000 112521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WALTER GODWIN says 2015 is the year to go for higher-yielding soybeans on his Georgia farm.</p> Assessing weed control programs for corn production http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production <div class="node-body article-body">“We have glyphosate resistance as well as resistance to Liberty or glufosinate. That gives us another option from which to choose if we need to depending on the weed species that is present.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/assessing-weed-control-programs-corn-production#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Tue, 24 Feb 2015 01:35:00 +0000 111951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN PRODUCERS IN the Southeast have several options for controlling weeds, and more are on the way.&nbsp;</p> Factors to consider when selecting peanut varieties for 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">“Very few cultivars have made their mark like Georgia-06G in overall performance until recently. Growers now have more choices of high yielding and disease-resistant cultivars, including high-oleic cultivars, from which to select.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/factors-consider-when-selecting-peanut-varieties-2015#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Crops Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 01:09:00 +0000 111921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;WITH PEANUT acres likely increasing due to the structure of the current farm bill and suppressed prices of other commodities, growers need to take all of these things into account before selecting a cultivar,&rdquo; says Scott Monfort, University of Georgia peanut agronomist.</p> A look at 13 improved peanut varieties available now or coming soon http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon <div class="node-body article-body">State, federal and private peanut breeding programs are actively involved in the development of improved varieties with desirable traits.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/look-13-improved-peanut-varieties-available-now-or-coming-soon#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:30:00 +0000 111911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MORE THAN ANY other single research effort, improved varieties ultimately benefit the entire peanut industry.&nbsp;</p> Irrigation meeting set for March 5 in Gatesville, N.C. http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can learn the latest information on water management during the Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage M eeting set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Other Piped Water Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 112121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage meeting is set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C. The program begins at 10 a.m., includes a sponsored lunch and field visis from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.</p> Required farmer training rolls out ahead of new cotton herbicide launch http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch <div class="node-body article-body">Cotton growers and pesticide applicators in Georgia will likely be required to take training before they can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/required-farmer-training-rolls-out-ahead-new-cotton-herbicide-launch#comments Cotton Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Weeds Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA FARMERS AND farm pesticide applicators lineup in Moultrie, Ga., to register for &ldquo;Using Pesticides Wisely,&rdquo; a training likely required before applicators can use the new dicamba herbicide formulations from Monsanto or BASF.</p> Failure to start clean a big problem in corn weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control <div class="node-body article-body">It’s imperative that corn producers start with clean fields, whether they’re dealing with pigweed or other species. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/failure-start-clean-big-problem-corn-weed-control#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Fri, 20 Feb 2015 01:21:00 +0000 111941 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STARTING OFF CLEAN is the most important consideration in corn weed control, says University of Georgia Extension weed specialist Eric Prostko.&nbsp;</p> Nat’l Peanut Board cautioned on research agreement http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement <div class="node-body article-body">The wording in the National Peanut Board’s current research agreement could have a negative effect on the industry’s current effort towards mapping the peanut genome. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nat-l-peanut-board-cautioned-research-agreement#comments Government Management Markets Peanuts Marketing and Promotion National Peanut Board Peanut Wed, 18 Feb 2015 13:35:00 +0000 112321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;MY ONLY CAUTION is about the wording in your current contract. When you add the word &lsquo;technology,&rsquo; you&rsquo;ve covered a broad area,&quot; Howard Valentine, executive director of the Peanut Foundation, told the National Peanut Board at its meeting Feb. 5</p>