Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en “Boll-buggy” catches pigweed seed during harvest http://southeastfarmpress.com/boll-buggy-catches-pigweed-seed-during-harvest <div class="node-body link-body"><p>Most farmers are aware of the concept of “air seeding;” i.e, distributing wheat or rice or bermudagrass seed with an airplane or a spreader truck or even by hand. What some may not think about is another method of air seeding, spreading seed, especially of glyphosate or other herbicide-resistant weeds like Palmer amaranth, out the back of their combine during harvest operations.</p> </div> <div class="field-link-target"> <span>Open In New Window:&nbsp;</span> Open In New Window </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/boll-buggy-catches-pigweed-seed-during-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Management Tue, 29 Jul 2014 14:16:00 +0000 107971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Precision ag vital for increasing yields, meeting growing food demand http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand <div class="node-body article-body">Precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation will go a long way in helping farmers remain competitive, improve efficiency and increase yields as they work to feed a growing world population. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/precision-ag-vital-increasing-yields-meeting-growing-food-demand#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans RTK Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:51:00 +0000 107791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Sandy Stewart, director of the Research Station Division of the North Carolina Department of Agriculture &amp; Consumer Services, said precision agriculture tools such as Real Time Kinematic (RTK) satellite navigation better enable farmers to apply seed or crop protection protects at the right time, right place and appropriate level.</p> Renewed interest seen in Alabama irrigation http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation <div class="node-body article-body">“There’s a lot of interest in irrigation in this region. A lot more center pivots are going in – we’ve got first-time irrigators and others who are expanding existing irrigation.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/renewed-interest-seen-alabama-irrigation#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Center Pivot Wed, 16 Jul 2014 21:43:00 +0000 107111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY REGIONAL Extension Agent Rudy Yates, left, discusses irrigation planning with Wesley Porter, Extension irrigation specialist for Alabama and Georgia, during a recent grower meeting at the Black Belt Research and Extension Center in Marion Junction, Ala.&nbsp;</p> Alabama playing catch-up in irrigating cropland http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland <div class="node-body article-body">If there’s an advantage in Alabama’s irrigation deficit, it’s that the state can look to its neighbors such as Georgia and learn from their mistakes, especially in the area of restrictions and regulations, which continue to evolve in most of the Southeastern United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/alabama-playing-catch-irrigating-cropland#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Center Pivot Wed, 16 Jul 2014 20:49:00 +0000 107101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>FARMERS IN ALABAMA are playing catch-up when it comes to irrigating cropland, especially when compared with its neighboring states of Georgia and Mississippi.&nbsp;</p> Learn the ABCs of MRLs with new online course http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course <div class="node-body article-body">The pesticide registration process – FIFRA – establishes acceptable pesticide residue levels for products approved in the U.S. Meanwhile, foreign governments are increasing oversight and testing of imported food for pesticide residues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/miscellaneous/learn-abcs-mrls-new-online-course#comments Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Pesticides Wed, 16 Jul 2014 15:26:00 +0000 107601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Photos) The 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmers of the Year http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year <div class="node-body gallery-body">Combined, the state winners of the 2014 Swisher Sweets/Sunbelt Expo Southeastern Farmer of the Year program have 350 years of farming experience, with scores of farming generations before them to boot. From one of the largest growers in the state to a Vietnam veteran, from a meticulous weed warrior to even a ‘city’ boy, their backgrounds and farming operations vary across the board.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/sunbelt-ag-expo/photos-2014-swisher-sweetssunbelt-expo-southeastern-farmers-year#comments Cotton Equipment Government Livestock Management Markets Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Tobacco Vegetables Tue, 15 Jul 2014 15:17:00 +0000 107571 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Southeast could help ease burden of over-centralized production http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production <div class="node-body blog-body">This is certainly not to suggest a wholesale relocation of the Corn Belt to the Southeast, but there’s potential here for some expansion of irrigation, while other regions of the country have clearly reached their limits. </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/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/southeast-could-help-ease-burden-over-centralized-production#comments Equipment Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Irrigation Farm Press Blog Mon, 14 Jul 2014 19:01:00 +0000 107081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Don’t stop corn irrigation too soon http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/don-t-stop-corn-irrigation-too-soon <div class="field-byline"> Jeremy Kichler, UGA Extension-Colquitt County </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Early irrigation termination can hurt yield depending on when you cut the water off. Although kernels outwardly appear mature and corn water use begins declining at the dent stage, this is far too early to terminate irrigation.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/don-t-stop-corn-irrigation-too-soon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/don-t-stop-corn-irrigation-too-soon#comments Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Irrigation Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:16:00 +0000 107501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Potential kernel weight is only about 75 percent complete at the dent stage. Termination of irrigation at the dent stage can reduce grain yields as much as 15-20 percent when hot, dry conditions persist.</p> Your farm needs a mid-year financial checkup http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Mid-year is a good time to perform a farm financial checkup. How much do you have in your crop and operation, and how does it compare to what you projected or anticipated? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/your-farm-needs-mid-year-financial-checkup#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Finance Inputs Marketing and Promotion Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:07:00 +0000 107331 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Soy Checkoff Southern peanut growers to hold 16th annual conference at Panama City July 24 http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southern-peanut-growers-hold-16th-annual-conference-panama-city-july-24 <div class="node-body article-body">The general sessions at this year’s Southern Peanut Growers Conference July 24-26 will offer farmers an opportunity to learn more about legislative issues, market growth and production issues.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southern-peanut-growers-hold-16th-annual-conference-panama-city-july-24" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/peanuts/southern-peanut-growers-hold-16th-annual-conference-panama-city-july-24#comments Equipment Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Peanuts Tue, 01 Jul 2014 21:24:00 +0000 106621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>THE SOUTHERN PEANUT Growers Conference is set for July 24-26.</p>