Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en Irrigation meeting set for March 5 in Gatesville, N.C. http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc <div class="field-byline"> Southeast Farm Press </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers can learn the latest information on water management during the Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage M eeting set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/irrigation-meeting-set-march-5-gatesville-nc#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Other Piped Water Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:56:00 +0000 112121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Northeast North Carolina Irrigation and Drainage meeting is set for Thursday, March 5 at the Merchants Millpond State Visitor Center in Gatesville, N.C. The program begins at 10 a.m., includes a sponsored lunch and field visis from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.</p> What to know about FAA’s proposed new drone rules http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules <div class="node-body article-body">Federal Aviation Administration earlier this week proposed a framework of regulations to allow the use of certain non-recreational small unmanned aircraft systems, or UASs (also known as drones). The rules would limit flights to daylight and visual-line-of-sight operations. </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/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/what-know-about-faa-s-proposed-new-drone-rules#comments Equipment Government Miscellaneous Regulations Technology Wed, 18 Feb 2015 14:04:00 +0000 112391 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Tobacco growers must grow more leaf for less in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">It was a tense winter for tobacco farmers, as contracts for the 2015 crop were very difficult to obtain. Prices were down, too, putting growers in the position of needing to make the most tobacco possible at lowest realistic production cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/tobacco/tobacco-growers-must-grow-more-leaf-less-2015#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Tobacco Tobacco Wed, 18 Feb 2015 01:56:00 +0000 111961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com John Deere introduces smaller, nimble R4023 Self-Propelled Sprayer http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/john-deere-introduces-smaller-nimble-r4023-self-propelled-sprayer <div class="node-body article-body">John Deere has introduced a new self-propelled sprayer, the R4023, to its 4 series sprayer lineup.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/john-deere-introduces-smaller-nimble-r4023-self-propelled-sprayer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/john-deere-introduces-smaller-nimble-r4023-self-propelled-sprayer#comments Equipment Implements Thu, 12 Feb 2015 14:09:00 +0000 112201 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The R4023 Sprayeris designed for producers with smaller, irregular-shaped fields.</p> Crop choices still troublesome among farmers at S.C. AgriBiz Expo http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/crop-choices-still-troublesome-among-farmers-sc-agribiz-expo <div class="node-body article-body">“This was the Expo’s third year, and we didn’t see any falloff in either attendance or farmer interest. The innovative side of current agriculture was well represented in our exhibits, and it gave farmers an excellent opportunity to interact and get caught up.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/crop-choices-still-troublesome-among-farmers-sc-agribiz-expo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/crop-choices-still-troublesome-among-farmers-sc-agribiz-expo#comments Equipment Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Tobacco Vegetables Tradeshows Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:45:00 +0000 111681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS AND OTHER guests walk through the exhibits at the South Carolina AgriBiz Expo on Jan. 15.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> Johnny Cochran doesn’t want to ruin his peanut rotation, but ... http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/johnny-cochran-doesn-t-want-ruin-his-peanut-rotation <div class="node-body article-body">Johnny Cochran believes in crop rotation and uses at least a two-year to cotton and one-year to peanut rotation. But with a year like 2015, even he is tempted to stray from that doctrine and stretch peanut rotation on a few fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/johnny-cochran-doesn-t-want-ruin-his-peanut-rotation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/johnny-cochran-doesn-t-want-ruin-his-peanut-rotation#comments Equipment Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Conditions and Diseases Inputs Peanut Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:58:00 +0000 112041 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>JOHNNY COCHRAN sticks to his cotton-peanut rotation to ensure top yield potential, but with cotton prices promising negative cash flow this year, he is tempted to alter his rotation a bit. Peanuts will cash flow better than cotton for him. &nbsp;As of mid-January, though, he wasn&rsquo;t ready to trade yield potential for short-term gain.</p> Alabama gets grant to fund farm irrigation initiative http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“The ability to harness and better utilize Alabama’s abundant water resources will be pivotal in the agricultural and economic development of our state."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-gets-grant-fund-farm-irrigation-initiative#comments Equipment Government Management Irrigation Wed, 04 Feb 2015 20:42:00 +0000 112021 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A NEW program will help Alabama farmers invest in the most efficient irrigation technologies available.</p> Keith Bowen makes adjustments to tackle challenging crop season ahead http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/keith-bowen-makes-adjustments-tackle-challenging-crop-season-ahead <div class="node-body article-body">At the end of the 2015 farming season, one way or the other, Keith Bowen would like to look back and figure he spent 10 to 15 percent less than he did in 2014 on crop inputs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/keith-bowen-makes-adjustments-tackle-challenging-crop-season-ahead" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/keith-bowen-makes-adjustments-tackle-challenging-crop-season-ahead#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Cotton Herbicides Peanut Sun, 01 Feb 2015 15:45:00 +0000 111861 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA farmer Keith Bowen, right, and his employee David Shattles fitted Bowen&rsquo;s cotton planter with a sprayer system to put residual herbicide out as the planter runs across the field this spring, just one of many small adjustments Bowen hopes will add up to make a tough pricing year profitable for his farming operation.</p> Tailgate Talk: Decisions now and products to know for better disease control http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Planning an effective crop rotation and ensuring access to effective products are timely actions important for the next field season. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/tailgate-talk-decisions-now-and-products-know-better-disease-control#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Conditions and Diseases Corn Fungicides Peanut Soybean Tue, 20 Jan 2015 13:37:00 +0000 111621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>STILL MONTHS away from putting seed in the ground, growers have the opportunity now to plan for the best in disease and nematode management.&nbsp;</p> New herbicide technologies still require proven cultural practices http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices <div class="node-body article-body">The new Xtend Flex with dicamba-resistance trait from Monsanto is expected to be available in limited amounts of varieties this season. New Enlist with 2, 4-D control from Dow AgroSciences is over the horizon. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/new-herbicide-technologies-still-require-proven-cultural-practices#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Tobacco Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Soybean Thu, 15 Jan 2015 14:13:00 +0000 111571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>EVEN WITH NEW herbicide technologies, farmers need to incorporate them with cultural and herbicide programs that work with residuals and cover crops.</p>