Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 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 Custom planting: How much to pay and how much to charge http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planting is of course a critical component of a farm’s operation. Getting the crop off to a good to excellent start is necessary for maximum economic yields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/custom-planting-how-much-pay-and-how-much-charge#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Precision Farming Corn Soybean Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:56:00 +0000 113381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Weather conditions and other factors influence production, but if the crop doesn&rsquo;t get a good start then producers will have to try to catch up. That is usually difficult to do.</p> JCB debuts Fastrac 4000 Series tractors http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/jcb-debuts-fastrac-4000-series-tractors <div class="node-body article-body">JCB debuted its new line of Fastrac 4000 Series tractors to farm editors at its North American headquarters in Savannah, Ga. March 5, heralding features engineered for efficiency, productivity and farmers’ preferences in mind.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/jcb-debuts-fastrac-4000-series-tractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/jcb-debuts-fastrac-4000-series-tractors#comments Equipment Row Crop Tractors Wed, 01 Apr 2015 01:08:00 +0000 112951 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Dan Schmidt, vice president of sales for JCB North America, stands in front of the new &nbsp;JCB Fastrac 4220 tractor that was debuted to farm editors March 5 at JCB&rsquo;s &nbsp;North America headquarters in Savannah, Ga.</p> Alabama vs. Georgia on crop irrigation history, potential http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential <div class="node-body article-body">“There has been rapid expansion in Georgia, and we’re starting to see that in Alabama too. Alabama has lagged behind some other states in irrigated acres partly because it’s more difficult to reach water sources in the state."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/alabama-vs-georgia-crop-irrigation-history-potential#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Tue, 31 Mar 2015 20:43:00 +0000 112831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Georgia’s Steve Brown (retired) talks Extension’s challenges and future http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/georgia-s-steve-brown-retired-talks-extension-s-challenges-and-future <div class="node-body article-body">In a conversation with Southeast Farm Press on March 19, Steve Brown talks about Extension’s role in modern agriculture and its challenge to stay relevant in the future.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/georgia-s-steve-brown-retired-talks-extension-s-challenges-and-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/georgia-s-steve-brown-retired-talks-extension-s-challenges-and-future#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Groups & Organizations Cotton Peanut People Tue, 31 Mar 2015 14:34:00 +0000 113251 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>&quot;EXTENSION IS no different from any organization whose main resource is human beings -- some are up to the challenges and some are not,&quot; says Steve Brown, who retired from the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension as interim director.</p> UAVs: Precision agriculture in truest sense of the word http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word <div class="node-body blog-body">Unmanned aerial vehicles offers clear benefits for scouting and data management, and farmers will certainly turn to UAVs if they are affordable and contribute to the bottom line, allowing them to apply inputs in a more precise manner.</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/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/uavs-precision-agriculture-truest-sense-word#comments Equipment Management Crops Farm Press Blog Fri, 20 Mar 2015 23:11:00 +0000 112641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina State University &nbsp;is using the Vireo, a unmanned aerial vehicle that is no larger than a football in its research at the Vernon G. James Research and Extension Center in Plymouth.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Securing land still young farmers' top concern http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Finding and securing adequate land to grow crops and raise animals was once again the top challenge identified in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual outlook survey of participants in the Young Farmers & Ranchers program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Inputs Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:52:00 +0000 113051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com