Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Stink bugs and kudzu bugs found in Virginia at much lower levels http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/stink-bugs-and-kudzu-bugs-found-virginia-much-lower-levels <div class="node-body article-body">Both the brown marmorated stink bug and the kudzu bug made an appearance in Virginia fields this year, but not at the same high levels as in previous years which is good news, according to Virginia Tech Entomologist Ames Herbert.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/stink-bugs-and-kudzu-bugs-found-virginia-much-lower-levels" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/stink-bugs-and-kudzu-bugs-found-virginia-much-lower-levels#comments Management Wed, 01 Oct 2014 15:37:00 +0000 109251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SPEAKING AT THE Virginia pre-harvest field tour held at Virginia Tech&rsquo;s Tidewater Agricultural Research and Extension Center Sept. 11, Entomologist Ames Herbert noted that both stink bugs and kudzu bugs have appeared in a lot of fields across Virginia, but at much lower populations than previous years. &ldquo;We found a few in a lot of fields but never many,&rdquo; Herbert said.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> What happened to the kudzu bug in Georgia this year? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/what-happened-kudzu-bug-georgia-year <div class="field-byline"> Clint Thompson, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If the southeastern part of the United States experiences a winter without abnormally low temperatures like we had last winter, then we will likely see kudzu bug numbers return to relatively high numbers next spring, says UGA entomologist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/what-happened-kudzu-bug-georgia-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/what-happened-kudzu-bug-georgia-year#comments Management Soybeans Foliar insects Insecticides Soybean Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:58:00 +0000 109301 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The kudzu bug, or bean plataspid, feeds on kudzu and soybeans.</p> Russ Ottens, UGA - www.bugwood.org. Florida citrus growers need to remove, replant 6 million citrus trees http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees <div class="node-body article-body">More than 6 million citrus trees need to be removed and replanted to curve the damage caused by citrus greening in Florida. Through the federal Tree Assistance Program, Florida citrus growers now can get money to help them get it done.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Citrus Foliar insects Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:26:00 +0000 109291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CITRUS GREENING threatens Florida&rsquo;s $9 billion citrus industry. Through a federal program, Florida citrus growers can get financial assistance to remove infected trees and replant with new ones in an effort to slow, or at least keep pace with, the disease&rsquo;s spread across the state.</p> University of Florida Ag Biotech Summit set for Nov. 18-19 in Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh <div class="field-byline"> Suzanne Stanard, North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Food and agricultural experts from around the nation will join North Carolina peers at the McKimmon Conference Center in Raleigh Nov. 18 and 19 for a wide-ranging discussion of technologies and policies affecting food production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/ag-biotech-summit-set-nov-18-19-raleigh#comments Management Markets Thu, 18 Sep 2014 18:37:00 +0000 109281 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The summit, set for Nov. 18-19 at the McKinnon Center in Raleigh, will focus on technologies and policies impacting food production.</p> USDA deregulates Dow’s Enlist corn, soybean traits http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits <div class="node-body article-body">With the USDA action, the ball now goes to the Environmental Protection Agency for registration of Enlist Duo herbicide, the companion herbicide to the Enlist traits. Approval for Enlist Duo is expected in the near future.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-deregulates-dow-s-enlist-corn-soybean-traits#comments Government Grains Management Soybeans Corn Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:45:00 +0000 109271 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia's 2014 peanut crop is a tale of two halves http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia's 2014 peanut crop went from wet early and then completely reversed in the opposite direction for the second part of the season.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/georgias-2014-peanut-crop-tale-two-halves#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:47:00 +0000 109261 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE 2014 GEORGIA Peanut Tour gave participants an up-close look at some of the challenges that have faced the state&#39;s producers this year. The tour began just outside Savannah and included fields and shelling and handling facilities throughout the southeast region of the state.</p> Farm succession plan important piece of the puzzle http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-succession-plan-important-piece-puzzle <div class="node-body article-body">Do you have a succession plan? You should, says Jaimie Newman-Grissom, an agricultural banker with PNC Bank who works with farmers in northeast North Carolina.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-succession-plan-important-piece-puzzle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-succession-plan-important-piece-puzzle#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Management Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:48:00 +0000 108781 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>DESIGNING A SUCCESSION plan for your farm is important in protecting the assets that you&rsquo;ve worked so long and hard to acquire.&nbsp;</p> U.S. peanut industry aided by new technology, export growth http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth <div class="node-body article-body">While a peanut market “scoreboard” shows both positives and negatives, the future of the industry in the U.S. appears bright, aided by technological advances and increased exports, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/us-peanut-industry-aided-new-technology-export-growth#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:10:00 +0000 108761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KRISS LUTT OF GOLDEN Peanut Company, second from right, outlined key issues that are pressuring demand for peanuts and pricing at the recent Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Fla. Also presenting at the conference were, left to right, Jeff Johnson of Birdsong Peanuts, Armond Morris of the Georgia Peanut Commission, and Georgia broker George Lovatt.&nbsp;</p> White sugarcane aphids spread to Alabama grain sorghum http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum <div class="node-body article-body">White sugarcane aphids have been found anywhere from about Birmingham south, and there’s no question they’re spreading throughout the remainder of Alabama.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/white-sugarcane-aphids-spread-alabama-grain-sorghum#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Grain Sorghum Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:45:00 +0000 108731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WHITE SUGARCANE APHIDS have spread to grain sorghum in Alabama, where their numbers have exploded this year.&nbsp;</p> Pecan scab stopped by extract from nematode’s gut http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-scab-stopped-extract-nematode-s-gut <div class="field-byline"> Sharon Durham, USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Researchers examined chemical extracts of bacteria to identify the major components responsible for suppressing pecan scab. They found that the extracts most effective against pecan scab came from the bacterium Photorhabdus luminescens (VS strain). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-scab-stopped-extract-nematode-s-gut" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/pecan-scab-stopped-extract-nematode-s-gut#comments Management Orchard Crops Fungicides Pecans Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:26:00 +0000 109161 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>PECAN SCAB, a fungal disease, is the No. 1 problem for pecans in the Southeast.</p> USDA