Management en Georgia Farm Bureau annual convention Dec. 7-9 <div class="field-byline"> Jennifer Whittaker, Georgia Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia Farm Bureau members will travel to Jekyll Island for the organization’s 77th annual meeting Dec. 7-9. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Miscellaneous American Farm Bureau Federation Wed, 26 Nov 2014 14:00:00 +0000 110641 at Farmers, thanks for freeing us to do other things <div class="node-body blog-body">It too often goes unnoticed, talked about and is far too often taken for granted: the United States has food -- an abundance of safe, affordable food at a volume never before known by mankind. </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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Miscellaneous Blog Farm Press Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:39:00 +0000 110631 at Kentucky producer talks about why he invested in on-farm grain storage <div class="node-body article-body">In the past four years, Lee Robey has nearly doubled his grain storage capacity. “It does give you flexibility, and in most cases, futures prices and basis will pay for your storage costs and facility maintenance."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Cereal Grains Management Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:13:00 +0000 110621 at Katie Pratt/University of Kentucky Is it profitable to reduce cotton seeding rates? <div class="node-body article-body">“The reason we became interested in this primarily is because cotton seed no longer is $50 to $100 per bag, it’s gone up to $500 to $600 per bag."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Management Miscellaneous Cotton Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:17:00 +0000 110311 at <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Agronomist William Birdsong describes a cotton seeding rate study during a field day this past summer at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in southeast Alabama.&nbsp;</p> Gary Adams will be next National Cotton Council president, CEO <div class="node-body article-body">Gary M. Adams will be the next president and CEO of the National Cotton Council of America, the organization that represents all seven segments of the U.S. cotton industry.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Markets Miscellaneous Cotton National Cotton Council Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:40:00 +0000 110581 at <p>GARY ADAMS, current vice president for economic and policy analysis at the National Cotton Council, will in February take reigns as the new CEO of the NCC.</p> For a job with a future, look to agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">“The report describes with specific statistics what we’ve long heard from our industry partners, that they can’t find enough qualified professionals to fill vital jobs."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Blog Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:49:00 +0000 110301 at UT AgResearch announces 2015 field day schedule <div class="field-byline"> The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture </div> <div class="node-body article-body">University of Tennessee AgResearch has released the 2015 field day schedule, which includes 11 field days and five special events. Field days are held at the 10 AgResearch and Education Centers located throughout the state. These events offer farmers, ranchers, gardeners and the general public a chance to see research findings, learn from university and industry experts and network with peers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Events Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:31:00 +0000 110531 at North Carolina launches AgBio[sphere] initiative <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina has launched a new economic development platform naming the state as the “AgBio [sphere], the complete ecosystem for ag biotechnology” that seeks to educate prospective agricultural biotechnology ventures about North Carolina’s ag biotech assets while streamlining market entry for research and business interests.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 20 Nov 2014 02:17:00 +0000 110471 at <p>Richard Linton, dean of North Carolina State University&rsquo;s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, says North Carolina is the best global location for an ag biotech venture such as AgBio[sphere].</p> Thrips becoming reliable pest for Georgia peanut producers <div class="node-body article-body">"This year, the thrips pressure was pretty heavy, and we saw results from both treatments. I don’t know if I can say right now if one was better than the other." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 19 Nov 2014 19:40:00 +0000 110091 at <p>SOUTHEAST GEORGIA FARMER Greg Sikes answers questions during the 2014 Georgia Peanut Tour. Sikes discussed the thrips trials being conducted on his Bulloch County farm.&nbsp;</p> Peanut farmers, don’t get ‘complacent’ with tomato spotted wilt virus <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“In the past couple of years, we’ve seen an increase, certainly not to the level it was in 1995 or 1997, but I’m seeing more and getting more reports from growers of tomato spotted wilt virus. We’re not exactly sure why."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Peanuts Field Crops Peanut Wed, 19 Nov 2014 18:20:00 +0000 110441 at <p>PEANUT GROWERS are urged not to forget tomato spotted wilt is still out there and to continue take to take steps to reduce its risk.</p>