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> China has potential as regular customer for U.S. peanut exports http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports <div class="node-body article-body">Peanut exports are booming. Under the old peanut program, U.S. exported 315,000 to 320,000 farmer stock tons each year. This has doubled since the end of the program more than a decade ago.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/china-has-potential-regular-customer-us-peanut-exports#comments Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:37:00 +0000 109081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>JEFF JOHNSON OF Birdsong Peanut Company says China is a potential regular customer of U.S. peanuts. Johnson is shown here at this year&rsquo;s Southern Peanut Growers Conference held in Panama City, Fla.&nbsp;</p> ARC, PLC coverage ready for farmers http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">After allotting base, farmers can now choose between options offered through Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs, the main risk management programs of the 2014 Farm Bill commodity farm safety net. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/arc-plc-coverage-ready-farmers#comments Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cereal Grains National Oil Seeds USDA Fri, 26 Sep 2014 14:04:00 +0000 109391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS NOW can sign up for Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage programs through their local Farm Service Agency.</p> A few more things to think about at harvest time http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time <div class="node-body blog-body">Don't forget about looming USDA deadlines in the midst of harvest.</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/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/few-more-things-think-about-harvest-time#comments Cotton Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Blog Farm Press Blog Fri, 26 Sep 2014 13:54:00 +0000 109041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) A look at Georgia cotton harvest, production from 70 years ago http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-look-georgia-cotton-harvest-production-70-years-ago <div class="node-body gallery-body">It was the mid-1940s. Cotton prices were volatile, government agriculture policy was in question, and synthetic alternatives to cotton fiber threatened to steal market share. Decades later, some things haven’t changed much. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-look-georgia-cotton-harvest-production-70-years-ago" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/gallery-look-georgia-cotton-harvest-production-70-years-ago#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:57:00 +0000 109361 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Carolina cotton: Seed treatment plus foliar spray needed for thrips http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/carolina-cotton-seed-treatment-plus-foliar-spray-needed-thrips <div class="node-body article-body">Thrips are a unique pest for North Carolina cotton farmers because they are a problem in every single field which is why North Carolina State University researchers are looking at new ways to control the insect.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/carolina-cotton-seed-treatment-plus-foliar-spray-needed-thrips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/carolina-cotton-seed-treatment-plus-foliar-spray-needed-thrips#comments Cotton Management Cotton Thrips Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:20:00 +0000 109241 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>NORTH CAROLINA EXTENSION Entomologist Dominic Reisig explains that in four true leaf stage cotton, injury from thrips was cut in half using one method of application for Admire Pro in-furrow overtop and insecticidal seed treatment, compared to an insecticidal seed treatment alone. Holding the poster showing the results is Alan Meijer, Extension tillage and soil management specialist. The two scientists spoke at the North Carolina Cotton Field Day held at the Upper Coastal Plain Research Station in Rocky Mount Sept. 10.</p> <p><br /> &nbsp;</p> Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga. http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing. Those interested in learning more about the export market can attend the Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Import and Export Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</p> Cotton insect behavior always evolving, control must adjust http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-insect-behavior-always-evolving-control-must-adjust <div class="node-body article-body">The ever-evolving nature of cotton insect control is prompting researchers to take a new look at thrips control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-insect-behavior-always-evolving-control-must-adjust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/cotton-insect-behavior-always-evolving-control-must-adjust#comments Cotton Management Cotton Foliar insects Insecticides Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:15:00 +0000 109311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>COTTON INSECTS are ever-evolving and growers need to understand how insect populations form, interact and vary in control throughout a growing season, which can change on a dime during the season, too.</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