Management http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6011/more en Plant bugs a challenge for North Carolina farmers this year http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Plant bugs are proving to be more of a challenge in North Carolina this year with infestations being found and treated farther into the Coastal Plains than usual, but North Carolina State University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig stresses that the situation can be easily managed with proper scouting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/plant-bugs-challenge-north-carolina-farmers-year#comments Management Pesticides Wed, 06 Aug 2014 20:53:00 +0000 107801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA STATE University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig encourages farmers to use a calm, cool and collected approach when scouting for plant bugs. Many times infestations are at levels that won&rsquo;t cause yield loss. Spraying isn&rsquo;t always necessary and if farmers are too aggressive in spraying, they can drive up resistance to the insecticide.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Deadline for NCGA National Corn Yield Contest Aug. 1 http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1 <div class="node-body article-body">The National Corn Growers Association reminds farmers that less than two weeks remain to register for NCGA’s National Corn Yield Contest. While the Aug.1 deadline may seem distant, growers can register quickly and easily today using the online entry form. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/deadline-ncga-national-corn-yield-contest-aug-1#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn National Corn Growers Association Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:10:00 +0000 107871 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Deadlline for the National Corn Growers Association National Corn Yield Contest is Aug. 1.</p> National Corn Growers Association Weather increases Southern corn rust infestations in North Carolina http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina <div class="field-byline"> John Hart </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A combination of wet weather in early July and cooler than normal temperatures in the middle of the month has worked to increase the level of Southern corn rust in North Carolina. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/weather-increases-southern-corn-rust-infestations-north-carolina#comments Grains Management Corn Fungicides Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:04:00 +0000 107851 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>SOUTHERN RUST CAN be recognized by the bright orange or golden brown, circular to oval pustules that give leaves a rusty appearance.</p> Steve Koennnig/North Carolina State University Do you have your AD-1026 certification form on hand? http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand <div class="node-body article-body">For farmers to be eligible for premium support on their federal crop insurance, a completed and signed AD-1026 form must be on file with the FSA. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/do-you-have-your-ad-1026-certification-form-hand#comments Management Miscellaneous Control National Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:59:00 +0000 107841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Precision ag vital for increasing yields, meeting growing food demand http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation will go a long way in helping farmers remain competitive, improve efficiency and increase yields as they work to feed a growing world population. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans RTK Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:51:00 +0000 107791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sandy Stewart, director of the Research Station Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services, said precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation better enable farmers to apply seed or crop protection protects at the right time, right place and appropriate level.</p> Dicamba-tolerant cotton on track for 2015 launch; soybeans slated for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The road to the development of the latest generation of herbicide-tolerant crop traits has taken several twists and turns. The latest is a decision by Monsanto to launch Bollgard II, Roundup Ready XTend Flex cotton in 2015 – if USDA and EPA approve – and dicamba-tolerant soybeans in 2016. Monsanto’s Kimberly Moggins explains those development in this interview following the 2014 Roundup Ready Learning Experience event in Marion, Ark.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/cotton-field.gif?1406051172" /> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Soybeans Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:39:00 +0000 107831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com What to do as fall armyworms move into Deep South hayfields http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields <div class="field-byline"> Doug Mayo, University of Florida Extension – Jackson County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If you have not scouted your fertilized Bermudagrass fields lately, it would be a good idea to make that a regular routine for the remainder of the season in the South.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/what-do-fall-armyworms-move-deep-south-hayfields#comments Livestock Management Cattle Pasture Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:38:00 +0000 107771 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Extension Georgia cotton pest decision aid app available http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available <div class="node-body article-body">The GA Cotton Insect Advisor is an expert-based system for determining Extension prescribed insecticide treatments for management of cotton insect pests in Georgia. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/georgia-cotton-pest-decision-aid-app-available#comments Cotton Management Cotton Foliar insects Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:40:00 +0000 107751 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Beet armyworms feeding on pigweed, threaten move to Georgia cotton http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton <div class="field-byline"> Phillip Roberts, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">When pigweed is defoliated by BAW or killed by herbicide, plowing or pulling, large BAW larvae may move to cotton and potentially cause injury. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/beet-armyworms-feeding-pigweed-threaten-move-georgia-cotton#comments Cotton Management Cotton Insecticides Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:07:00 +0000 107721 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LARGE LARVAE which move to Bt cottons from pigweed are more tolerant to the Bt toxin compared with just hatched larvae and may not be controlled.</p> (Grower alert) Options given for popular peanut fungicide http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide <div class="node-body article-body">Multiple sources are reporting that there will be a shortage of the fungicide chlorothalonil, which is widely used in peanut and vegetable crops, </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/grower-alert-options-given-popular-peanut-fungicide#comments Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Fungicides Peanuts Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:35:00 +0000 107711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>REPORTS OF SHORTAGES of the the popular peanut fungicide&nbsp;chlorothalonil has many growers scrambling for alternatives.</p>