Vegetables http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6031/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> Farm bill sign-up dates not to forget http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget <div class="node-body article-body">As harvest grabs time and attention this fall, farmers need to remember some important dates in regard to the new farm bill as windows of time will soon open to sign up for key new programs such as Agriculture Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage, along with opportunity to update yield and base histories. </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/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/farm-bill-sign-dates-not-forget#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Legislation Wed, 08 Oct 2014 12:43:00 +0000 109641 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association U.S. fruit, vegetable, nut production to get $118 million boost http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost <div class="node-body article-body">USDA will allocate $118 in grants to support markets and research for specialty crops like fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nursery crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/us-fruit-vegetable-nut-production-get-118-million-boost#comments Government Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Fruits Vegetables Fri, 03 Oct 2014 16:29:00 +0000 109561 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>WATERMELON PLANTS IN a greenhouse. USDA, as authorized through the 2014 Farm Bill, will award $118 million in grants to help the U.S. fruit, vegetable and nut industries.</p> Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga. http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga <div class="field-byline"> Jordan Hill, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">More than 25 percent of Georgia-grown agricultural crops are exported to other countries and that percent is growing. Those interested in learning more about the export market can attend the Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/georgia-exports-conference-oct-8-tifton-ga#comments Government Management Markets Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Import and Export Tue, 23 Sep 2014 14:35:00 +0000 109321 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Georgia Exports Conference Oct. 8 in Tifton, Ga.</p> Florida citrus growers need to remove, replant 6 million citrus trees http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees <div class="node-body article-body">More than 6 million citrus trees need to be removed and replanted to curve the damage caused by citrus greening in Florida. Through the federal Tree Assistance Program, Florida citrus growers now can get money to help them get it done.</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/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/orchard-crops/florida-citrus-growers-need-remove-replant-6-million-citrus-trees#comments Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Vegetables Citrus Foliar insects Mon, 22 Sep 2014 14:26:00 +0000 109291 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>CITRUS GREENING threatens Florida&rsquo;s $9 billion citrus industry. Through a federal program, Florida citrus growers can get financial assistance to remove infected trees and replant with new ones in an effort to slow, or at least keep pace with, the disease&rsquo;s spread across the state.</p> University of Florida NC State receives $12.4 million grant from Gates Foundation for sweet potato research http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/nc-state-receives-124-million-grant-gates-foundation-sweet-potato-research <div class="field-byline"> North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina State University will receive $12.4 million over the next four years from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve a crop that is an important food staple in sub-Saharan Africa – the sweet potato.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/nc-state-receives-124-million-grant-gates-foundation-sweet-potato-research" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/nc-state-receives-124-million-grant-gates-foundation-sweet-potato-research#comments Miscellaneous Vegetables Sweet potatoes Wed, 17 Sep 2014 18:21:00 +0000 109191 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>A priority crop for the Gates Foundation&rsquo;s Agricultural Development Program, the sweet potato has a complex genetic blueprint.</p> North Carolina State University USDA to survey Southern vegetable growers http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers <div class="node-body article-body">In the Southern Region, vegetable producers in Florida, Georgia and South Carolina will be contacted between October 1 and November 20 by NASS representatives who will be conducting in-person interviews with growers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/usda-survey-southern-vegetable-growers#comments Government Vegetables Regulations Vegetables Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:23:00 +0000 109141 at http://southeastfarmpress.com RFID tags used to track produce freshness from farm to store http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/rfid-tags-used-track-produce-freshness-farm-store <div class="field-byline"> Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>A University of Florida-led research team&rsquo;s development of a tracking system could change the way companies ship fresh fruits and vegetables, letting them know which produce is closest to expiration and providing consumers the freshest products available.</p> </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/rfid-tags-used-track-produce-freshness-farm-store" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/vegetables/rfid-tags-used-track-produce-freshness-farm-store#comments Management Markets Orchard Crops Vegetables Vegetables Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:26:00 +0000 108971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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