Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Catch up with field problems and stay ahead of a few http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/catch-field-problems-and-stay-ahead-few <div class="node-body article-body">It’s already a complicated growing season. From too wet to too quickly dry, spring weather has been as volatile this year as in any. Southeast farmers face problems with pre-emergence herbicides, establishing good crop stands and getting enough moisture to plant. Here are some tips to catch up with field problems and to avoid other snags as we go forward.</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/grains/catch-field-problems-and-stay-ahead-few" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/catch-field-problems-and-stay-ahead-few#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Corn Fungicides Herbicides Peanut Soybean Wed, 27 May 2015 14:47:00 +0000 114101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com It matters: 6 steps to avoid fungicide resistance now http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although fungicide resistance may be perceived as less urgent than other day-to-day challenges of growing a crop, this issue has become increasingly important and steps must be taken to delay the onset for as long as possible. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/it-matters-6-steps-avoid-fungicide-resistance-now#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Fungicides Peanut Soybean Tue, 26 May 2015 15:39:00 +0000 114081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Caterpillar’s new Southern plant hits stride following Asian shift http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift <div class="node-body gallery-body">To follow a shift in market demand for its products, Caterpillar wanted to move production from its Sagami, Japan, assembly plant to the United States. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-s-new-southern-plant-hits-stride-following-asian-shift#comments Cotton Equipment Markets Thu, 21 May 2015 21:50:00 +0000 114051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Alabama will pay farmers to increase and improve irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmers have until May 29 to apply for funding to install or improve irrigation on their farms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-will-pay-farmers-increase-and-improve-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Peanuts Irrigation Wed, 20 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 114011 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><a href="http://al.nrcs.usda.gov" target="_blank">Eligible Alabama producers can apply for funds </a>to build irrigation reservoirs and pumping plants on their land.</p> Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Chemical, fertilization through pivot system and rate example http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example <div class="field-byline"> Andrew Sawyer, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One of the most daunting tasks in using a center pivot for chemigation or fertigation is calculating the injection rate of the fertilizer or chemical.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/chemical-fertilization-through-pivot-system-and-rate-example#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Irrigation Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:11:00 +0000 113741 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Automated irrigation investment paying off on her family farm http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm <div class="node-body article-body">"We control the water, and no one can tell us at some future date that we can’t pump it. … Irrigation will help us preserve the farm now and for future generations.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/automated-irrigation-investment-paying-her-family-farm#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Tobacco Center Pivot Crops Mon, 27 Apr 2015 12:55:00 +0000 113701 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&ldquo;Among the lessons we have learned is that the timeliness and reliability of water application has definitely improved our yields,&quot; said Alabama farmer Annie Dees</p> USDA starts plan to reduce ag-related greenhouse gases http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases <div class="node-body article-body">USDA looks to reduce ag-related greenhouse emissions by 120 million metric tons of CO2 equivalent; like taking 25 million cars off the road, or the emissions produced by powering 11 million homes last year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-starts-plan-reduce-ag-related-greenhouse-gases#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Soybeans Thu, 23 Apr 2015 17:47:00 +0000 113671 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Heavy rain, high winds lodge corn and stop planters http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters <div class="node-body gallery-body">Skies cleared Tuesday morning but not before more than 6 inches, and in some places 8 inches of rain fell across the Deep South in the last seven to 10 days, beating up corn and delaying peanut planting and general field work by several weeks. Here’s what it looked like.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/heavy-rain-high-winds-lodge-corn-and-stop-planters#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Tue, 21 Apr 2015 14:06:00 +0000 113591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com High-tech grain bins may hold big value http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/high-tech-grain-bins-may-hold-big-value <div class="field-byline"> Scott Miller, Clemson University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">From the other side of the world, Clemson University’s Kendall Kirk can activate a fan on his grain bin in ​Blackville that could prevent thousands of dollars in lost crop value.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/high-tech-grain-bins-may-hold-big-value" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/high-tech-grain-bins-may-hold-big-value#comments Equipment Bins Thu, 16 Apr 2015 01:13:00 +0000 113461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">A crowd gathers at Clemson&rsquo;s&nbsp;</span>Edisto<span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">&nbsp;Research and Education Center to learn about automated grain bins.</span></p> Clemson University