Soybeans en Passing the farm and land heritage to his daughter <div class="node-body article-body">Glenn Cox is a fifth generation farmer. Casey, 24, is the daughter and only child of Glenn and wife, Tina. And Casey is becoming the sixth generation to farm their branch of the family’s land in Mitchell County, Ga.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Grains Peanuts Soybeans Management Peanut Soybean Tue, 04 Aug 2015 16:14:00 +0000 115211 at <p>Glenn Cox with daughter Casey on the banks of the Flint River in Mitchell County, Ga. Glenn is in the process of transitioning the family farm operation to Casey, 24.</p> USDA deputy secretary has homecoming at Peanut Conference: Part II <div class="node-body video-body">Deputy Agriculture Krysta Harden says peanut farmers have the talent, determination to grow markets for U.S. peanuts.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Markets Peanuts Soybeans Thu, 30 Jul 2015 11:54:00 +0000 115141 at Want profits? Get some high yields, low costs and price rallies <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Looking at the profitability and the breakeven price needed to cover all expenses at the selling price can aid producers in their marketing plan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Management Markets Soybeans Cotton Marketing and Promotion Soybean Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:12:00 +0000 115051 at <p>While current market prices may be below breakeven prices, producers should look closely at latest rallies to price part of the crop. Higher prices could be in the offering but rallies generally need to be rewarded to some degree.</p> (Gallery) Tennessee’s flooded fields could be disastrous <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here’s a look at flooded fields along Hwy 88 at the north bottom and Hales Point bottom in Lauderdale County, Tenn.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Wed, 22 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 115031 at <p>Rough estimates have anywhere from 60,000 to 100,000 acres of productive farmland under water from a late-rising Mississippi river.</p> PPO-resistant Palmer amaranth likely in Tennessee <div class="field-byline"> Larry Steckel, University of Tennessee Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Since stout rates of some PPO herbicides have not consistently controlled 1-inch to 2-inch Palmer amaranth in isolated locations, one can surmise Tennessee likely hhas PPO-resistant Palmer now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Cotton Herbicide-tolerant crops Resistant Weeds Soybean Weeds Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:27:00 +0000 115021 at <p>Palmer amaranth from two Tennessee fields tested positive for the PPO resistance gene.&nbsp; After sequencing, the resistance was found to be the same type as found in PPO resistant waterhemp in the Midwest.</p> (Gallery) Tips to make ultra-late soybeans payoff <div class="node-body gallery-body">Ultra-late soybean planting, or planting after corn harvest in the Southeast, is a bit risky. But the production practice can bring economic return if done right and on time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Mon, 20 Jul 2015 13:31:00 +0000 114951 at (Gallery) Can you tell the difference between a good and a bad stink bug? <div class="node-body gallery-body">Though they’ve gotten a deservedly bad reputation in recent years for doing serious crop damage, but not all stink bugs are crop pests. Some are beneficial and prey on other crop pests, especially in vegetable production. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Soybeans Vegetables Tue, 14 Jul 2015 18:39:00 +0000 107661 at Pondered global warming, as ‘The Bear’ took hold <div class="field-byline"> Bob Kemerait, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Though long uncertain about climate change and global warming, my interest came into sharp focus 3:14 p.m. June 16. I had been spraying fungicides for much of the day in corn plots where the air was thick and still. The temperature crawled to 97°F. “The bear” had me.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Peanuts Soybeans Drought Renewable Wed, 08 Jul 2015 14:36:00 +0000 114841 at <p>Facing &#39;The Bear&#39; of a potential heat stroke, University of Georgia plant pathologist Bob Kemerait ponders climate change, global warming and agriculture.</p> Alabama to enforce catfish labeling and gets official ag bug <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley June 30 signed two Alabama Farmers Federation priority bills dealing with country of origin labeling and the queen honeybee.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Livestock Soybeans Crops Catfish Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:56:00 +0000 114731 at <p>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley</p> Acreage: Cotton, corn, wheat down; soybeans at record high <div class="node-body link-body">Planted acreage estimates for cotton, wheat and corn are down compared to 2014, but soybean acreage is estimated at a record high.</div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="" /> </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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Tue, 30 Jun 2015 19:36:00 +0000 114701 at