Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en The first ‘best guess’ at Georgia crop acreage and prices for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2016 cotton acres could be higher and peanuts acres could be lower. But that depends. All other crop acreage might stay stable. And prices don’t promise to be anything you’d want to take home to meet mom and dad.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/first-best-guess-georgia-crop-acreage-and-prices-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Peanut Soybean Thu, 04 Feb 2016 15:12:00 +0000 118361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Foregoing any national or global crop failures in 2016, commodity prices, as farmers have heard too often by now, will not be pretty.</p> You can go broke just breaking even http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even <div class="field-byline"> Todd Davis, University of Kentucky Extension economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The problem many U.S. farming operations face now is the ability to cash-flow the business for the next 18 to 24 months. The long-term concern is the overall debt-load of the farm business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/you-can-go-broke-just-breaking-even#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Inputs Tue, 02 Feb 2016 19:41:00 +0000 118241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com New financial series to help your farm survive (maybe thrive) in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016 <div class="node-body blog-body">“Managing the Margins: 2016” is a Farm Press editorial series providing up-to-date strategies to manage the financial risks of farming in the Southeast.</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/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/new-financial-series-help-your-farm-survive-maybe-thrive-2016#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Finance Farm Press Blog Tue, 02 Feb 2016 15:44:00 +0000 118051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Ed Duskin finishes ‘great ride’ as lead staff member for SCPA http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa <div class="node-body video-body">Ed Duskin handing off the reins at Southern Crop Production Association after more than four decades of service to crop protection industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ed-duskin-finishes-great-ride-lead-staff-member-scpa#comments Cotton Government Management Fri, 29 Jan 2016 15:18:00 +0000 118221 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Feral hogs: Hunters and farmers connect to get rid of a problem http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Wild hogs can be a big problem for farmers and landowners. “Hunters Helping Farmers” is a Georgia program that connects hunters and farmers together with one goal: to get rid of the problem.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/feral-hogs-hunters-and-farmers-connect-get-rid-problem#comments Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Crops Fri, 29 Jan 2016 00:56:00 +0000 118211 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA Federal court denies EPA move to vacate herbicide label http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label <div class="field-byline"> Willie Vogt </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Dow AgroSciences can continue to market Enlist Duo and its registration remains fully intact for all labeled uses. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/federal-court-denies-epa-move-vacate-herbicide-label#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Herbicides Wed, 27 Jan 2016 20:34:00 +0000 118171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Consider hedging, options or futures as risk management tools in 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016 <div class="node-body article-body">South Carolina farmers are gearing up for a very challenging 2016, and they are encouraged to consider hedging, a marketing plan and closely examine balance sheets.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/consider-hedging-options-or-futures-risk-management-tools-2016#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Strategy Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:54:00 +0000 118031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the SC AgriBiz and Farm Expo in Florence Jan. 13 were Harry DuRant, owner of Double D Farms in Clarendon County, and Nathan Smith, Clemson Extension economist.</p> Fragipan breakdown by ryegrass could lead to higher yields in Kentucky http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky <div class="field-byline"> By Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Promising results from several treatments appear to breakdown the fragipan, a cement-like layer common in many soils in Western and Central Kentucky.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/fragipan-breakdown-ryegrass-could-lead-higher-yields-kentucky#comments Grains Management Soybeans Soil Corn Soil Ecology Tue, 26 Jan 2016 15:48:00 +0000 118141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Krysta Harden, a ‘Georgia farm girl,’ leaving USDA http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda <div class="node-body article-body">Deputy Secretary of Agriculture Krysta Harden announced she is stepping down from her post at the end of February. Michael Scuse, undersecretary for farm and foreign agricultural services, will become the acting deputy secretary.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/krysta-harden-georgia-farm-girl-leaving-usda#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Government USDA Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:38:00 +0000 118061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Neonicotinoid-resistant thrips: Are you contributing to the problem? http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips-are-you-contributing-problem <div class="node-body article-body">Tobacco thrips that are resistant to neonicotinoid class of insecticides is proving to be more of a problem for cotton producers in North Carolina and across the Southeast with entomologists at North Carolina State University conducting research to understand why</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips-are-you-contributing-problem" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips-are-you-contributing-problem#comments Management Thrips Sat, 23 Jan 2016 15:58:00 +0000 117691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Mike Toews/University of Georgia