Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 5 things to help your farm financially thrive in 2015 http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015 <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">If crop prices do not improve, how will producers survive and thrive in 2015? For starters, we have to start now as the 2014 crop harvest is winding up.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/5-things-help-your-farm-financially-thrive-2015#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Chemicals Finance Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:20:00 +0000 109841 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Prices for 2015 do not look to improve drastically upon the 2014 harvest prices.</p> Georgia’s Philip Grimes is the 2014 Southeastern Farmer of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-philip-grimes-2014-southeastern-farmer-year <div class="node-body article-body">Georgia farmer Philip Grimes is the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year. Known for his aggressive weed management, high yields and conservation practices, Grimes beat out nine other Southeastern state winners.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-philip-grimes-2014-southeastern-farmer-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/georgia-s-philip-grimes-2014-southeastern-farmer-year#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Livestock Management Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Vegetables Peanut Tue, 14 Oct 2014 18:36:00 +0000 109711 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>GEORGIA FARMER Philip Grimes and his wife, Jane, accept the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year award in Moultrie, Ga., Oct. 14.</p> Grain farmers looking for alternative storage amid record crop, down prices http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-looking-alternative-storage-amid-record-crop-down-prices <div class="node-body article-body">With prices for both corn and soybeans much lower than in the past several years, many producers are looking for at least short-term storage options. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-looking-alternative-storage-amid-record-crop-down-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/grain-farmers-looking-alternative-storage-amid-record-crop-down-prices#comments Equipment Grains Management Soybeans Corn Soybean Tue, 07 Oct 2014 16:39:00 +0000 109621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association (Gallery) Fluffing wet peanuts and an aerial view as harvest gets rolling http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-fluffing-wet-peanuts-and-aerial-view-harvest-gets-rolling <div class="node-body gallery-body">After rainy, cloudy weather, peanuts often need a re-shake with equipment that lifts the vines from the ground, breaking the contact with the wet soil and loosening soil and dirt from the peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-fluffing-wet-peanuts-and-aerial-view-harvest-gets-rolling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-fluffing-wet-peanuts-and-aerial-view-harvest-gets-rolling#comments Equipment Peanuts Tue, 07 Oct 2014 14:19:00 +0000 109611 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Video) How to plan Sunbelt Expo trip with digital ease http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/video-how-plan-sunbelt-expo-trip-digital-ease <div class="node-body video-body"><p>&nbsp;</p> <p>In addition, the app will provide contact information for speakers, sponsors and exhibitors with instant links to their websites. You also can read Expo-related news, download brochures and receive updates.</p> <p>Some of the app&rsquo;s many features include the following:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/video-how-plan-sunbelt-expo-trip-digital-ease" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/video-how-plan-sunbelt-expo-trip-digital-ease#comments Equipment Sunbelt Ag Expo Sunbelt Expo Mon, 06 Oct 2014 16:15:00 +0000 109591 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Communication with farmer is key to custom application success http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success <div class="node-body article-body">Tony Randolph was named AGCO Application Equipment’s 2013 Operator of the Year for his relationship-building skills with farmer customers and his attention to detail in understanding the challenges of their fields. He is known to invite customers to ride in his cab so he can explain the operation of his application machine.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/communication-farmer-key-custom-application-success#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Precision Farming Conditions and Diseases Mon, 06 Oct 2014 12:37:00 +0000 109571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>TONY RANDOLPH of Farmville, N.C., was named AGCO Application Equipment&rsquo;s 2013 Operator of the Year.</p> Irrigation is next frontier in precision agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">With many of the original precision ag technologies now approaching maturity, irrigation is the next big challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/irrigation-next-frontier-precision-agriculture#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Wed, 01 Oct 2014 14:02:00 +0000 109051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>VARIABLE RATE IRRIGATION is seen as the next big challenge in precision agriculture applications.&nbsp;</p> Steer clear: Overhead power lines kill http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill <div class="field-byline"> Kyla Kruse, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power lines can pose a major hazard for farmers. Typically, power lines over streets and rural areas have a minimal clearance of 18 feet and 12.5 feet over residential private property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Practices and Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 109101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IF CONTACT is made with a power line, remember, it is almost always safest to stay on the equipment.</p> United Soybean Board Kentucky irrigation interest gains after another bad corn year http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/kentucky-irrigation-interest-gains-after-another-bad-corn-year <div class="node-body article-body">Irrigated acres have doubled in the past five years in Kentucky but still remain under 10 percent of the state’s total acreage. A study funded by the Kentucky Corn Promotion Council and industry, focuses on corn’s response to irrigation, high seeding rates and different nitrogen rates.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/kentucky-irrigation-interest-gains-after-another-bad-corn-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/kentucky-irrigation-interest-gains-after-another-bad-corn-year#comments Equipment Grains Management Corn Irrigation Wed, 03 Sep 2014 15:01:00 +0000 108831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IRRIGATED ACRES have doubled in the past five years in Kentucky but still remain under 10 percent of the state&rsquo;s total acreage.</p> Alabama plans for drones http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Governor Robert Bentley last week charged the Alabama Drone Task Force to review the requirements to further Alabama’s use of drones in areas of agriculture, conservation and law enforcement.</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/equipment/alabama-plans-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/alabama-plans-drones#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation