Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en 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> Checklist: You might be a female rancher if … http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if <div class="node-body blog-body">With the onslaught of checklists and online quizzes that dominate popular culture and social media, my sister and I decided to compile our own list to help our fellow ladies in the agricultural world validate their status as female farming forces. </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/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if#comments Livestock Management Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:48:00 +0000 114691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Rachel Bearden, the author&rsquo;s sister, and her beloved cow Miranda.</p> American Farm Bureau says July 4 cookout will cost less this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/american-farm-bureau-says-july-4-cookout-will-cost-less-year <div class="field-byline"> American Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farm Bureau’s informal survey reveals the average cost for a summer cookout for 10 is $55.84, or $5.58 per person. That’s about a 3-percent decrease compared to a year ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/american-farm-bureau-says-july-4-cookout-will-cost-less-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/american-farm-bureau-says-july-4-cookout-will-cost-less-year#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Crops American Farm Bureau Federation Tue, 30 Jun 2015 15:36:00 +0000 114671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Watch for fall armyworms in summer grass forages http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages <div class="field-byline"> Kathy Flanders, Auburn University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We know hot and dry weather is better for fall armyworms than for their natural enemies. Therefore, it makes sense to start scouting now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages#comments Livestock Management Annual Beef Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:58:00 +0000 114661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Women in ag: Plowing new ground in Alabama http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama <div class="field-byline"> Marlee Moore, ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Women in agriculture must do a superior job in the same field as men to prove themselves,” said Delle Bean, who operates Del-Ray Ranch in Alabama with her husband, Ray. “We’re not accepted until we’re seen in action.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:06:00 +0000 114621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Wendy Yeager is the primary operator of the 940-acre Bell Place Farm in Alabama.</p> ALFA Pre-emergent herbicides critical for corn http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pre-emergent-herbicides-critical-corn <div class="node-body article-body">The use of pre-emergent herbicides in corn is an important management practice for controlling weeds during the critical period from emergence to canopy.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pre-emergent-herbicides-critical-corn" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/pre-emergent-herbicides-critical-corn#comments Grains Management Mon, 29 Jun 2015 13:53:00 +0000 114531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Michael&nbsp;</span>Flessner<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">, Virginia Cooperative Extension weed specialist, says starter fertilizers are vital to control weeds and achieve maximum yield potential.</span></p> (Gallery) There’s a mule train in that field http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field <div class="node-body gallery-body">One of the pleasures of summer is eating fresh sweet corn, but harvesting it is very labor intensive. To get the vegetable grain out of the field in a timely way, many growers use the mule train. It’s something to see in action.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-there-s-mule-train-field#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Vegetables Fri, 26 Jun 2015 16:25:00 +0000 114601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Variety selection critical to reducing disease risk http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk <div class="node-body article-body">Variety selection plays an important role in reducing risk to disease in field crops, according to Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/variety-selection-critical-reducing-disease-risk#comments Cotton Grains Management Soybeans Leaf Disease Fri, 26 Jun 2015 13:45:00 +0000 114521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Hillary Mehl, Virginia Cooperative Extension plant pathologist, explains diseases that impact soybeans as Ed Hobbs, ag technician at the Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk, Va. helps with the posters.</p> <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;</p> Sunbelt Expo is a top location for large-scale cotton weed research http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research <div class="node-body article-body">For Stanley Culpepper, his largest, on-farm cotton weed research takes place in Macon County, Ga., the place where a decade ago the first glyphosate-resistant Palmer amaranth in the world was confirmed. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/sunbelt-expo-top-location-large-scale-cotton-weed-research#comments Cotton Management Cotton Resistant Weeds Wed, 24 Jun 2015 14:47:00 +0000 114561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WHEN farmers face low cotton prices, trying to look to what inputs they can cut, weed management has proven not to be a place to look for those cuts, at least not for those facing resistance management.</p> Neonicotinoid resistance? Virginia looks to new thrips control http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/neonicotinoid-resistance-virginia-looks-new-thrips-control <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at Virginia’s Tech’s Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Suffolk are conducting field trials to examine a number of practices and compounds to control thrips in cotton and peanuts with some showing good promise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/neonicotinoid-resistance-virginia-looks-new-thrips-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/neonicotinoid-resistance-virginia-looks-new-thrips-control#comments Cotton Management Cotton Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:24:00 +0000 114511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">​Ames Herbert, professor of entomology at Virginia Tech, says it is critical to look at all available control methods for&nbsp;thrips&nbsp;as there is growing evidence&nbsp; in the U.S. Cotton Belt of&nbsp;neonicotinoid&nbsp;insecticide resistance.</p>