Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Georgia collecting ag irrigation water-use data http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/georgia-collecting-ag-irrigation-water-use-data <div class="node-body article-body">During the month of December Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission staff, assisted by Georgia Forestry Commission, will be collecting water use data from meters installed on agricultural irrigation systems. Since 2003, more than 13,000 water meters have been installed to monitor agricultural water usage in Georgia. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/georgia-collecting-ag-irrigation-water-use-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/georgia-collecting-ag-irrigation-water-use-data#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Irrigation Thu, 18 Dec 2014 14:53:00 +0000 111141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com “The only thing that will feed the world is farmers” http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/only-thing-will-feed-world-farmers <div class="node-body article-body">Agriculture needs to avoid claiming that biotechnology will feed the world, says Steve Savage, a worldwide expert on agricultural technology.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/only-thing-will-feed-world-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/only-thing-will-feed-world-farmers#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Management Wed, 17 Dec 2014 18:55:00 +0000 110791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Steve Savage says biotechnology alone cannot feed the world. &ldquo;The only thing that will feed the world is farmers,&rdquo; he said at a forum on agricultural biotechnology held Nov. 18 at North Carolina State University in Raleigh.</p> North Carolina State University Flexible lease: Let’s talk about the advantages and disadvantages http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As commodity prices increased since 2008 there has been an interest among producers and landowners to explore the flexible lease concept. Flexible crop leases have been more in place in the Midwest, but within the last few years have seen increased interest in the Southeast and Mid-South. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/flexible-lease-let-s-talk-about-advantages-and-disadvantages#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Crops Bookkeeping/Accounting Mon, 15 Dec 2014 15:16:00 +0000 111031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southern Farm Show set for Feb. 4-6 in Raleigh http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers from across Virginia and the Carolinas will converge at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh Feb. 4-6 for the 39th annual Southern Farm Show, where more than 400 companies will exhibit agricultural equipment, technology and services</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/southern-farm-show-set-feb-4-6-raleigh#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Thu, 04 Dec 2014 02:03:00 +0000 110461 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The 39<sup>th</sup> annual Southern Farm Show is set for Wednesday through Friday, Feb. 4-6 at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh. More than 400 exhibitors are expected.</p> Is it profitable to reduce cotton seeding rates? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates <div class="node-body article-body">“The reason we became interested in this primarily is because cotton seed no longer is $50 to $100 per bag, it’s gone up to $500 to $600 per bag."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/it-profitable-reduce-cotton-seeding-rates#comments Cotton Equipment Management Miscellaneous Cotton Mon, 24 Nov 2014 23:17:00 +0000 110311 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Agronomist William Birdsong describes a cotton seeding rate study during a field day this past summer at the Wiregrass Research and Extension Center in southeast Alabama.&nbsp;</p> Ag data: its value, who owns it and where’s it going? http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going <div class="node-body article-body">Terry Griffin asked the audience if anyone knew what was at the bottom of any privacy/disclosure statement, the ones you must sign to download software or to use most any digital service. No one raised a hand. “Neither do I. I never read that far either,” he said.</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/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/ag-data-its-value-who-owns-it-and-where-s-it-going#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Precision Farming Buying/Purchasing Fri, 14 Nov 2014 16:14:00 +0000 110351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A FARMER&#39;S DATA can be used to make better-informed management decisions. His data combined with other farm data can be crunched, tweezed or bludgeoned into showing trends, predict market futures or the adoption of new crop technology just to name a few potential uses for the data &ndash; all valuable uses.</p> South Carolina AgriBiz & Farm Expo focuses on precision agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/south-carolina-agribiz-farm-expo-focuses-precision-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">Precision agriculture will be the focus of the educational sessions of the third annual SC AgriBiz & Farm Expo set for Wednesday, Jan. 14 through Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Florence Civic Center in Florence, S.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/south-carolina-agribiz-farm-expo-focuses-precision-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/south-carolina-agribiz-farm-expo-focuses-precision-agriculture#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Precision Farming Tue, 11 Nov 2014 19:10:00 +0000 110171 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The third annual SC AgriBiz &amp; Farm Expo is set for Wednesday, Jan. 14 through Thursday, Jan. 15 at the Florence Civic Center in Florence, S.C.</p> 4 methods to fair land lease agreements in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Cash lease has been popular for many years. The primary attraction of this method to landowners is the minimal responsibility. This type of lease also provides tenants maximum operating freedom. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/4-methods-fair-land-lease-agreements-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Buying/Purchasing Inputs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:00:00 +0000 110141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>LEASE agreements should be designed to achieve efficiency and provide for an equitable distribution of income and expenses.</p> Caterpillar debuts new equipment for farm use http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-debuts-new-equipment-farm-use <div class="node-body article-body">Caterpillar debuted two new pieces of equipment to trade publication editors at its Clayton, N.C. Visitors and Training Center Sept. 30 where company officials said agriculture is an important market for the new machines</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-debuts-new-equipment-farm-use" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/caterpillar-debuts-new-equipment-farm-use#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:04:00 +0000 109911 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span id="cke_bm_188E" style="display: none;">&nbsp;</span>Jeff Brown, senior project engineer for Caterpillar, said the new 903C Compact Wheel Loader has a good fit on the farm handling hay or for transporting pallets of fertilizer or seed.</p> Ten people died last year in Georgia tractor-traffic collisions http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions <div class="node-body blog-body">The motorist goes around the curve in the road at 55 mph and then sees the tractor traveling just ahead. Even if the tractor is going 15 mph, it only takes a few seconds for the car to travel the length of a football field and into a potential collision with the tractor.</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/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/ten-people-died-last-year-georgia-tractor-traffic-collisions#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Farm Press Blog Fri, 24 Oct 2014 14:39:00 +0000 109961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com