Vegetables http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/more en Kale finding place on more Georgia farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Increased consumer demand in connection with kale’s many health benefits has Georgia farmers planting and selling more of the leafy green</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/kale-finding-place-more-georgia-farms#comments Vegetables Vegetables Fri, 22 May 2015 02:35:00 +0000 114061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 5 steps to meet conservation requirements paperwork http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">To be eligible to receive many USDA benefits, farmers who haven’t already done so must submit the AD-1026 form by June 1, showing they meet requirements for highly erodible lands and wetlands. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/5-steps-meet-conservation-requirements-paperwork#comments Cotton Government Livestock Management Soybeans Vegetables Plant and Animal Health Conservation Management Tue, 12 May 2015 13:17:00 +0000 113921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Permanent guest worker program needed http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed <div class="node-body article-body">To illustrate the challenge agriculture faces finding labor, Ridge Spring, S.C. peach farmer Chalmers R. Carr III tells the story of a talk he made to a local Republican Women’s club.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/permanent-guest-worker-program-needed#comments Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Seasonal Sun, 10 May 2015 20:36:00 +0000 113661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Team approach key to success for Titan Farms http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms <div class="node-body article-body">When he got into the peach farming business in 1990 in Madison, Fla., people would tell Chalmers R. Carr III that he couldn't be both a volume grower and a quality grower. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/team-approach-key-success-titan-farms#comments Management Orchard Crops Vegetables Peaches Mon, 04 May 2015 20:14:00 +0000 113651 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p><span style="font-size: 12.8000001907349px; line-height: 20px;">Chalmers R. Carr III grew Titan Farms, which now stretches across 20 miles, by planting new acreage with new varieties and by acquiring two nearby farming operations.</span></p> Saying good-bye to good help http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help <div class="node-body blog-body">A farmer earlier this year had a question: If he cut back on farming the same amount of rented land he had in previous seasons, would he have enough work to keep all his farm crew this season?</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/saying-good-bye-good-help" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/saying-good-bye-good-help#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Human Resources Farm Press Blog Fri, 01 May 2015 21:21:00 +0000 113761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Gummy stem blight spreading in Florida Panhandle watermelons http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gummy-stem-blight-spreading-florida-panhandle-watermelons <div class="field-byline"> Mathews Paret, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Gummy stem blight is currently confirmed in multiple locations in northwest and northeast Florida. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gummy-stem-blight-spreading-florida-panhandle-watermelons" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gummy-stem-blight-spreading-florida-panhandle-watermelons#comments Vegetables Conditions and Diseases Vegetables Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:01:00 +0000 113691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com How El Niño typically affects Southeastern agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture <div class="field-byline"> Pam Knox, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The rainy conditions we’ve been having (in April) can be attributed in part to the El Niño, which is currently underway in the Eastern Pacific Ocean and is expected to continue for the next few months. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/how-el-ni-o-typically-affects-southeastern-agriculture#comments Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Vegetables El Nino Fri, 17 Apr 2015 14:58:00 +0000 113521 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Collard greens: Not just a Southern thing anymore http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/collard-greens-not-just-southern-thing-anymore <div class="field-byline"> Josie Krogh, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Southern food has become America's comfort food and, as a result, traditionally Southern ingredients like collard greens are now enjoyed throughout the country.” </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/collard-greens-not-just-southern-thing-anymore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/collard-greens-not-just-southern-thing-anymore#comments Vegetables Vegetables Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:43:00 +0000 113451 at http://southeastfarmpress.com ‘E-nose’ sniffs out rotten onions http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/e-nose-sniffs-out-rotten-onions <div class="field-byline"> Molly Berg, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Onions, one of the biggest vegetable crops in Georgia, risk disease when they are harvested and stored. To solve this issue, University of Georgia researchers have developed new technologies, including a gas sensor and imaging methods, to detect diseases in onions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/e-nose-sniffs-out-rotten-onions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/e-nose-sniffs-out-rotten-onions#comments Vegetables Conditions and Diseases Vegetables Fri, 13 Mar 2015 18:07:00 +0000 112891 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Vidalia onions at a farm stand in Tattnall County, Ga.</p> Stephanie Schupska, University of Georgia (Gallery) Is it clear to plant? http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant <div class="node-body gallery-body">Justin Shealey poked holes, sampled gas and got muddy all in an effort to help the vegetable growers in his area not lose tens of thousands of dollars and time by accidentally killing their spring transplants.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/gallery-it-clear-plant#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Tue, 10 Mar 2015 14:35:00 +0000 112791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com