Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en How much should be charged for custom planting? http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, UT Extension farm management specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If it looks like some of your crop may not be planted during the optimum window or you get behind, consider custom planting.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/how-much-should-be-charged-custom-planting#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 17 Apr 2014 13:37:00 +0000 105111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Farm bill changes some farm loan programs http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs <div class="node-body article-body">The 2014 Farm Bill updates certain requirements and modifies several loan programs administered by the Farm Service Agency. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/farm-bill-changes-some-farm-loan-programs#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation National Tue, 15 Apr 2014 13:28:00 +0000 105051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Kentucky wants state’s best to apply for 2014 “Farmer of the Year” award http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award <div class="field-byline"> Kentucky Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Kentucky Farm Bureau opens state’s 2014 “Farmer of the Year” application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/kentucky-wants-state-s-best-apply-2014-farmer-year-award#comments Equipment Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables State Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:31:00 +0000 104971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>KENTUCKY FARM Bureau opens state&rsquo;s 2014 &ldquo;Farmer of the Year&rdquo; application process with July 1 as deadline for nominations.</p> Irrigation important corn yield tool, but not everything needed http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed <div class="node-body article-body">Irrigation for corn in the South is almost essential to achieve a corn hybrid’s highest yield potential, but it alone will not overcome improper fertilization and nematode control.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-important-corn-yield-tool-not-everything-needed#comments Equipment Grains Corn Irrigation Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:23:00 +0000 104931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IRRIGATION FOR corn in the South is almost essential to achieve a corn hybrid&rsquo;s highest yield potential, but it alone will not overcome improper fertilization and nematode control.</p> Irrigation doesn’t increase corn yield – it captures it http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it <div class="node-body article-body">“With irrigation, we’re able to avoid some of the stresses that limit yield potential, and that’s what we have to do. Irrigation is a tool in managing the corn plant to capture maximum yield. We don’t increase yield, but we capture it."</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/irrigation-doesn-t-increase-corn-yield-it-captures-it#comments Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Corn Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:42:00 +0000 104331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IRRIGATION captures the maximum yield potential of improved corn hybrids.</p> Corn refuge app clarifies options, better plans http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-refuge-app-clarifies-options-better-plans <div class="field-byline"> National Corn Growers Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The NCGA Insect Resistance Management refuge calculator allows users to easily clarify refuge options and develop a plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-refuge-app-clarifies-options-better-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/corn-refuge-app-clarifies-options-better-plans#comments Equipment Grains Management BT (Bio Technology, Bacillus Thuringiensis, other?) Corn Tue, 08 Apr 2014 12:30:00 +0000 104851 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CORN REFUGE app from National Corn Growers Association helps make refuge strategies and plans easier.</p> More Southern farmers adopting precision farming practices http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/more-southern-farmers-adopting-precision-farming-practices <div class="node-body article-body">A survey conducted by Southern universities finds out how many farmers now use GPS guidance and information gathering technology, variable rate input management or automatic section control for a sprayer or planter.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/more-southern-farmers-adopting-precision-farming-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/more-southern-farmers-adopting-precision-farming-practices#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous GPS Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:15:00 +0000 104031 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-family: &quot;Times New Roman&quot;,&quot;serif&quot;; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-US; mso-fareast-language: EN-US; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;">PRECISION FARMING PRACTICES such as variable-rate management of fertilizer inputs are increasing in the South, according to a recent Cotton Inc. survey conducted across 14 states. </span></p> Farmers get way to accept customer debit, credit and SNAP payments http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments <div class="field-byline"> Mary Johnson, Alabama Farmers Federation </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama farmer finds MarketLink and gets free equipment and services to accept customer debit and credit card payments and SNAP electronic transfers for his products.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/farmers-get-way-accept-customer-debit-credit-and-snap-payments#comments Equipment Government Livestock Markets Miscellaneous Electronics and digital equipment Strategy Fri, 28 Mar 2014 14:53:00 +0000 104591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>MARKETLINK is a program that provides farmers with the equipment needed to accept digital payments from customers.</p> EPA regs change on-farm insecticide spraying http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying <div class="field-byline"> Ames Herbert, Virginia Tech University; Dominic Reisig and Jack Bacheler (retired), North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">New regulations recently released by the EPA are aimed at minimizing the exposure of pollinators to neonicotinoid insecticides.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/epa-regs-change-farm-insecticide-spraying#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Vegetables Insects Wed, 26 Mar 2014 17:45:00 +0000 104511 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p class="WW-Default" style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">NEW REGULATIONS RECENTLY </font><font face="Times New Roman" size="3">released by the EPA are aimed at minimizing the exposure of pollinators to neonicotinoid insecticides.</font></p> Web tool measures Southern farms’ “water footprint” http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/web-tool-measures-southern-farms-water-footprint <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Web-based WaterFootprint tool measures agricultural water use, or water used to grow or create almost everything we eat, drink, wear.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/web-tool-measures-southern-farms-water-footprint" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/web-tool-measures-southern-farms-water-footprint#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Center Pivot Corn Cotton Wed, 26 Mar 2014 15:47:00 +0000 104501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com