Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Why America’s cotton producers need access to affordable crop insurance http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance <div class="field-byline"> Sledge Taylor, National Cotton Council </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Without a doubt, the volatility of weather and commodity markets necessitates government assistance with crop insurance premiums so that our nation’s farmers have access to affordable and dependable crop insurance products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/why-america-s-cotton-producers-need-access-affordable-crop-insurance#comments Cotton Government Management Cotton Crop Thu, 21 May 2015 14:50:00 +0000 114031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina wheat growers get tips on diseases, weed control http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control <div class="node-body article-body">Concern about scab and ryegrass in wheat led the agenda of the 2015 Coastal Plain Small Grain Field Day April 23 at Forbis Farms in Lumber Bridge, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/north-carolina-wheat-growers-get-tips-diseases-weed-control#comments Grains Management Wheat Wed, 20 May 2015 19:35:00 +0000 113801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Christina Cowger, small grains pathologist at North Carolina State University, says high relative humidity and moderate temperatures are conducive to scab.</p> Carbon is the currency of exchange for soil http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil <div class="node-body article-body">When considering a cover crop, farmers need to understand the carbon cycle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/carbon-currency-exchange-soil#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Organic Matter Wed, 20 May 2015 19:20:00 +0000 113791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <div><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Jay Fuhrer, a nationally known expert on soil health, says soil needs a diversity of cover crops to remain healthy.</span></div> Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> Plant growth regulators have a place in North Carolina wheat http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat <div class="node-body article-body">Plant growth regulators weren’t needed in North Carolina wheat this year due to the very cold winter, but there are times when they have a place in wheat production, according to Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/plant-growth-regulators-have-place-north-carolina-wheat#comments Grains Management Wheat Mon, 18 May 2015 19:47:00 +0000 113811 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ron Heiniger, Extension cropping system specialist at North Carolina State University, says wheat growers need to think about plant growth regulators when they are thinking about their fertility program.</p> May cotton numbers are like my dove hunting skills http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills <div class="field-byline"> Don Shurley, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">For the 2015-2016 cotton crop year, we’ll break the cycle of cotton overproduction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/may-cotton-numbers-are-my-dove-hunting-skills#comments Cotton Management Markets Mon, 18 May 2015 15:58:00 +0000 113971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com John Michael Parimuha turns to technology to build yields, cut costs http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs <div class="node-body article-body">​John Michael Parimuha knows that unlocking profits will take everything he’s got this year. He turns to the latest farm and crop technology to both manage costs and build yields.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/john-michael-parimuha-turns-technology-build-yields-cut-costs#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Crops Wed, 13 May 2015 18:57:00 +0000 113781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Clarendon County, S.C. farmer John Michael&nbsp;Parimuha&nbsp;is looking for ways to cut costs in ways that won&rsquo;t impact yield this year.</p> Why would a teenager today look to the ag industry for a future? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future <div class="node-body blog-body">It is estimated the U.S. will have 57,900 high-skilled job openings annually in the food, agriculture, renewable natural resources and environment fields over the next five years.</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/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/why-would-teenager-today-look-ag-industry-future#comments Government Management Miscellaneous Business Crops Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 12 May 2015 15:44:00 +0000 113931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 steps to meet conservation requirements paperwork http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, farmers who haven’t already done so must submit the AD-1026 form by June 1, showing they meet requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Soybeans Vegetables Plant and Animal Health Conservation Management Tue, 12 May 2015 13:17:00 +0000 113921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Permanent guest worker program needed http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed <div class="node-body article-body">To illustrate the challenge agriculture faces finding labor, Ridge Spring, S.C. peach farmer Chalmers R. Carr III tells the story of a talk he made to a local Republican Women’s club.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed#comments Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Seasonal Sun, 10 May 2015 20:36:00 +0000 113661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com