Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Jeff Cassady named executive vice president of SCPA http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/jeff-cassady-named-executive-vice-president-scpa <div class="node-body article-body">Southern Crop Production Association announces Bayer CropScience's Jeff Cassady will succeed Edgar Duskin as executive vice president of SCPA after "the Colonel" retires Dec. 31.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/jeff-cassady-named-executive-vice-president-scpa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/jeff-cassady-named-executive-vice-president-scpa#comments Management Miscellaneous Wed, 29 Jul 2015 16:10:00 +0000 115121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Jeff Cassady, new executive vice president of SCPA.</p> Using pigs to root out weeds in crop fields http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/using-pigs-root-out-weeds-crop-fields <div class="field-byline"> Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One method used “back in the day” was letting pigs loose in fields not being used for crops for a season and allowing the pigs to do what they do naturally: dig up the roots of weeds and fertilize the land.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/using-pigs-root-out-weeds-crop-fields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/using-pigs-root-out-weeds-crop-fields#comments Livestock Management Vegetables Herbicides Vegetables Weeds Wed, 29 Jul 2015 14:51:00 +0000 115111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Florida Forage pest problems on rise in South http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Hancock, UGA Extension forage specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is it just me, or does it seem like our insect pest problems in the forage world are getting more numerous? Let me give you a quick update on some of the many fronts we seem to be waging on bugs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south#comments Livestock Management Beef Pasture Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 115061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Want profits? Get some high yields, low costs and price rallies http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looking at the profitability and the breakeven price needed to cover all expenses at the selling price can aid producers in their marketing plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/want-profits-get-some-high-yields-low-costs-and-price-rallies#comments Cotton Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:00 +0000 115051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>While current market prices may be below breakeven prices, producers should look closely at latest rallies to price part of the crop. Higher prices could be in the offering but rallies generally need to be rewarded to some degree.</p> Georgia’s Zippy Duvall wants American Farm Bureau presidency http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall announced his candidacy for president of the American Farm Bureau Federation July 17.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/georgia-s-zippy-duvall-wants-american-farm-bureau-presidency#comments Government Management Miscellaneous American Farm Bureau Federation Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:45:00 +0000 114981 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Farm Bureau President Zippy Duvall.</p> Bayer facility designed ‘for way people work today’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-facility-designed-way-people-work-today <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer CropScience’s newly renovated headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C. is built “for the way people work today,” featuring more open space, more natural light and added amenities designed to enhance collaboration and cooperation among the 700 employees who work there.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-facility-designed-way-people-work-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-facility-designed-way-people-work-today#comments Management Inputs Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:39:00 +0000 114651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>On hand for the dedication of BayerCropScience&rsquo;s newly renovated headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C. were Camille Gipson, manager, internal communications for BayerCropScience, and Jim Bloom, president and CEO of BayerCropScience North America.</p> Nicosia featured speaker at Cotton Market Roundtable in New York July 24 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nicosia-featured-speaker-cotton-market-roundtable-new-york-july-24 <div class="node-body article-body">Joe Nicosia, executive vice president of Louis Dreyfus Commodities LLC, will be the featured speaker at this year’s Cotton Market Roundtable in New York on July 24.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nicosia-featured-speaker-cotton-market-roundtable-new-york-july-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/nicosia-featured-speaker-cotton-market-roundtable-new-york-july-24#comments Cotton Management Cotton Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:37:00 +0000 114931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Record crowd expected for Blackland Farm Managers Tour http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/record-crowd-expected-blackland-farm-managers-tour <div class="node-body article-body">A record crowd of 500 is expected for the 45th Blackland Farm Managers Tour set for Wednesday, Aug. 5 at Circle Grove Seeds in Belhaven, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/record-crowd-expected-blackland-farm-managers-tour" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/record-crowd-expected-blackland-farm-managers-tour#comments Management Conferences Thu, 09 Jul 2015 18:15:00 +0000 114861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Young Alabama man is World Livestock Auctioneer champion http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock auctioneer and Southside, Ala., native Brandon Neely can check “becoming a national champion” off his bucket list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion#comments Livestock Management Cattle Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:59:00 +0000 114821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alabama native Brandon Neely won the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Clifton, Texas June 13.</p> Livestock Marketing Association A quick guide to PGR requirements for popular cotton varieties http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties <div class="field-byline"> Jared Whitaker, University of Georgia agronomist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plant growth regulator applications are often necessary in cotton to reduce vegetative growth and maintain a manageable crop in Georgia. Making PGR decisions can be difficult because of the many factors that need to be considered. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/quick-guide-pgr-requirements-popular-cotton-varieties#comments Cotton Management Cotton Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:14:00 +0000 114721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Cotton variety plays a role in making proper PGR decisions since some cotton varieties need to be monitored closely and heavily managed while some are sensitive, and overuse may negatively impact growth and development, and ultimately yield.&nbsp;</p>