Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Entrepreneur heralds new era of pesticide residue tracking http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/entrepreneur-heralds-new-era-pesticide-residue-tracking <div class="node-body article-body">For more than 20 years, Volker Bornemann worked in BASF’s agricultural division, helping farmers and farm organizations deal with such issues as pesticide residues, genetically modified organisms and mycotoxins.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/entrepreneur-heralds-new-era-pesticide-residue-tracking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/entrepreneur-heralds-new-era-pesticide-residue-tracking#comments Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Biotech Traits Wed, 04 May 2016 18:52:00 +0000 119831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Steve Werness, analytical laboratory director with Avazyme, Inc. &nbsp;in Research Triangle Park, N.C. runs the Gaschromatograph Mass Spectrometer as Volker Bornemann, CEO and founder of Avazyme, looks on.<br /> &nbsp;</p> N.C. State wants to open $160 million plant science complex by 2020 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020 <div class="node-body article-body">If all goes as planned, a new 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be up and running on the North Carolina State University Centennial Campus by 2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/nc-state-wants-open-160-million-plant-science-complex-2020#comments Management Peanuts Management Wed, 27 Apr 2016 19:05:00 +0000 119841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Richard Linton, left, dean of the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University, and Steve Lommel, associate dean and director of the North Carolina Agricultural Research Service at N.C. State, stand on the site on N.C. State&rsquo;s Centennial Campus where the 200,000 square foot plant sciences research complex will be located.</p> Farmers can securely store and manage their data through new coalition http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Thanks to precision agriculture and advancements in equipment and computing technology, America&rsquo;s farmers are building a treasure trove of production information that will help fuel future innovation.</p> <p>A new organization, <a href="http://www.AgDataCoalition.org" target="_blank">the Agricultural Data Coalition,</a> plans to help farmers better control, manage, and maximize the value of their data.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/farmers-can-securely-store-and-manage-their-data-through-new-coalition#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Mon, 25 Apr 2016 18:11:00 +0000 119881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Agricultural Data Coalition&#39;s goal is to build a data repository where farmers can securely store and oversee the information collected by their tractors, harvesters, aerial drones, and other devices.</p> Equipment sharing has a real per-acre value especially now http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Equipment sharing or trading would be of particular interest for producers who don’t have enough acres to fully justify or use a particular machine – generally planting or harvesting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/equipment-sharing-has-real-acre-value-especially-now#comments Cotton Equipment Management Managing the Margins Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Equipment & Supplies Soybean Thu, 21 Apr 2016 00:35:00 +0000 119781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board Gibbs Farms named Alabama’s 2016 Farm of Distinction http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/gibbs-farms-named-alabama-s-2016-farm-distinction <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the nation’s leading producers of Simmental-Angus beef cattle, Gibbs Farms of Cleburne County was named Alabama’s 2016 Farm of Distinction during the Alabama Farm-City Awards April 7 in Birmingham.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/gibbs-farms-named-alabama-s-2016-farm-distinction" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/gibbs-farms-named-alabama-s-2016-farm-distinction#comments Livestock Management Sunbelt Ag Expo State Sat, 09 Apr 2016 14:15:00 +0000 119611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Gibbs Farms in Cleburne County was named the 2016 Alabama Farm of Distinction during the Alabama Farm-City Awards Luncheon today in Birmingham. Seated are Nan and Wendell Gibbs. Standing, from left, are Farm of Distinction sponsors Jim Allen of Alabama Farmers Cooperative, Tom Tribble of John Deere, Kenneth Williams of Snead Ag Supply, Lester Killebrew of SunSouth, Jay Hamlett and Lynne Morton of TriGreen and Jimmy Parnell of Alabama Farmers Federation.</p> Dan Gridley’s ‘beer farm’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/dan-gridley-s-beer-farm <div class="node-body article-body">Dan Gridley calls his 90-acre operation near Pittsboro, N.C. a “beer farm” because he grows the ingredients that are used to make the tasty brew.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/dan-gridley-s-beer-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/dan-gridley-s-beer-farm#comments Grains Management Markets Soybeans Cereal Grains Tue, 05 Apr 2016 14:19:00 +0000 119261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Dan Gridley, owner of Farm Boy Farms in Pittsboro, N.C., discusses hops production with Jeanine Davis, an extension horticultural science specialist and professor at North Carolina State University, during the 2016 South Atlantic Hops Conference in Richmond.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Mutated STD could stop corn earworm pest http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/mutated-std-could-stop-corn-earworm-pest <div class="field-byline"> Katie Pratt, University of Kentucky </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alonna Wright works with a genetically selected mutant form of a nudivirus. The nudivirus causes a sexually transmitted disease only found in the corn earworm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/mutated-std-could-stop-corn-earworm-pest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/mutated-std-could-stop-corn-earworm-pest#comments Cotton Grains Management Vegetables Corn earworm Sat, 02 Apr 2016 16:54:00 +0000 119471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alonna Wright is an agricultural biotechnology student in the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.</p> Katie Pratt, UK Agricultural Communications Prospective planting: Southeast corn up, peanuts down, cotton steady http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady <div class="node-body article-body">Southeast farmers say they will plant less peanuts and soybeans in 2016 with cotton acres remaining steady. They say they will plant more corn, however, and that sticks with the national trend of other U.S. corn farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/prospective-planting-southeast-corn-peanuts-down-cotton-steady#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Management Thu, 31 Mar 2016 18:40:00 +0000 119431 at http://southeastfarmpress.com South Carolina farmers face critical decisions after historic flooding http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Crops abandoned after last year’s South Carolina flood could be problematic as the 2016 planting season gets under way. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/south-carolina-farmers-face-critical-decisions-after-historic-flooding#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Flooding Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:57:00 +0000 119411 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Field prep underway in South Carolina ahead of 2016 planting.</p> Clemson University Italian ryegrass control is best in tilled wheat plots http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/italian-ryegrass-control-best-tilled-wheat-plots <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers at North Carolina State University are looking to cultural practices as a way to help control Italian ryegrass in wheat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/italian-ryegrass-control-best-tilled-wheat-plots" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/italian-ryegrass-control-best-tilled-wheat-plots#comments Grains Management No Till Wheat Wed, 30 Mar 2016 14:05:00 +0000 119251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University Extension Weed Specialist Wes Everman, left, discusses Italian ryegrass control options with Pasquotank County Extension Agent Al Wood during the Northeast Ag Expo Small Grain Field Day in Elizabeth City</p>