Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en North Carolina Piedmont wheat farmers deal with freeze damage http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina’s Central Piedmont region was hit with temperatures of 20 degrees on March 29 which dealt a blow to the area’s wheat crop.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-piedmont-wheat-farmers-deal-freeze-damage#comments Grains Management Wheat Fri, 29 May 2015 20:03:00 +0000 113641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px;">Showing Italian&nbsp;ryegrasss&nbsp;he picked from a test plot at the Piedmont Research Station, North Carolina State University graduate student Zach Taylor explains research he is conducting to control the weed as Wes&nbsp;Everman, Extension weed specialist at N.C. State looks on.</p> Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cotton producers scrambling for nematicide replacement http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-producers-scrambling-nematicide-replacement <div class="field-byline"> Tom Hallman, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A federal decision on the use of a nematicide will leave South Carolina cotton producers scrambling to find a replacement.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-producers-scrambling-nematicide-replacement" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-producers-scrambling-nematicide-replacement#comments Cotton Management Cotton Nematicides Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:16:00 +0000 113751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Chemical, fertilization through pivot system and rate example http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most daunting tasks in using a center pivot for chemigation or fertigation is calculating the injection rate of the fertilizer or chemical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:11:00 +0000 113741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 7 tips to efficiently protect corn yields with fungicides http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides <div class="node-body gallery-body">Research shows well-timed fungicide applications can improve corn yields by 70 to 80 bushels per acre.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/7-tips-efficiently-protect-corn-yields-fungicides#comments Grains Management Tue, 28 Apr 2015 13:29:00 +0000 113721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What lies beneath an Alabama creek? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek <div class="node-body blog-body">One of the most enjoyable ways to explore the great outdoors during the warm summer months is in the cool creeks of central Alabama. </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/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/what-lies-beneath-alabama-creek#comments Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:46:00 +0000 113511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Bayer announces Healthy Hives 2020 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-announces-healthy-hives-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">Bayer CropScience announced today a major new initiative, Healthy Hives 2020, designed to find tangible solutions that will improve the health of honey bee colonies in the United States over the next five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-announces-healthy-hives-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/bayer-announces-healthy-hives-2020#comments Management Crops Mon, 27 Apr 2015 19:18:00 +0000 113711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Dr. David Fischer, director of Pollinator Safety at Bayer&nbsp;</span>CropScience<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;says the overall number of honey bee colonies in North America is increasing, but bees are being impacted by a wide range of factors, including disease, lack of forage and invasive pests like the&nbsp;</span>Varroa<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;mite.</span></p> Automated irrigation investment paying off on her family farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm <div class="node-body article-body">"We control the water, and no one can tell us at some future date that we can’t pump it. … Irrigation will help us preserve the farm now and for future generations.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Tobacco Center Pivot Crops Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:55:00 +0000 113701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;Among the lessons we have learned is that the timeliness and reliability of water application has definitely improved our yields,&quot; said Alabama farmer Annie Dees</p> The corn plant will tell you when it needs nitrogen and other nutrients http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients <div class="node-body article-body">The ratio that is ideal in a corn plant for nitrogen to phosphorus is 5:1 for higher yield levels, says Vyn. For nitrogen to potassium, it’s essentially 1:1.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-plant-will-tell-you-when-it-needs-nitrogen-and-other-nutrients#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Grain Sorghum Fri, 24 Apr 2015 19:03:00 +0000 113491 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MANY CORN hybrids today are responsive to a late-split nitrogen application, says Tony Vyn, University of Purdue agronomy professor.&nbsp;</p> Time of day matters with Gramoxone burndown http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown <div class="field-byline"> Garret Montgomery, UTcrop News Blog </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Time of day can has a big effect on the performance of herbicides like Gramoxone and Liberty.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/time-day-matters-gramoxone-burndown#comments Grains Management Corn Weeds Fri, 24 Apr 2015 13:21:00 +0000 113681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com