Equipment http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6021/more en 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 UAVs soar over North Carolina State Fair http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-soar-over-north-carolina-state-fair <div class="field-byline"> Tim Peeler, North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unmanned aircraft, like sneaky late-night radio UFOs, are hovering over the 147th North Carolina State Fair. Except that these small radio-controlled devices actually exist and are part of a new wave of agricultural technology being developed by NC State engineers</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-soar-over-north-carolina-state-fair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/uavs-soar-over-north-carolina-state-fair#comments Equipment Farm Equipment Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:23:00 +0000 109931 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Gallery: UASs (or drones) fly over south Georgia field http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field <div class="node-body gallery-body">Hobbyists can fly UASs, but the FAA earlier this summer said farmers, ranchers or commercial operators can’t fly a UAS over commercial fields. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/gallery-uass-or-drones-fly-over-south-georgia-field#comments Cotton Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:51:00 +0000 109921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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>