Soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en 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> Dicamba-tolerant cotton on track for 2015 launch; soybeans slated for 2016 http://southeastfarmpress.com/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016 <div class="node-body link-body"><p>The road to the development of the latest generation of herbicide-tolerant crop traits has taken several twists and turns. The latest is a decision by Monsanto to launch Bollgard II, Roundup Ready XTend Flex cotton in 2015 – if USDA and EPA approve – and dicamba-tolerant soybeans in 2016. Monsanto’s Kimberly Moggins explains those development in this interview following the 2014 Roundup Ready Learning Experience event in Marion, Ark.</p> </div> <div class="field-image-promo"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image_promo" width="595" height="335" alt="" src="http://southeastfarmpress.com/site-files/southeastfarmpress.com/files/cotton-field.gif?1406051172" /> </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/dicamba-tolerant-cotton-track-2015-launch-soybeans-slated-2016" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Soybeans Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:39:00 +0000 107831 at http://southeastfarmpress.com As crop prices fall, can growers produce their way to profit this year? http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As commodity prices continue to drop, are producers headed for tough times? What are some signs your operation is in trouble?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/crop-prices-fall-can-growers-produce-their-way-profit-year#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Peanuts Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Fri, 18 Jul 2014 14:45:00 +0000 107681 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>If producers will have less income from the market as harvest time crop prices fall, profit might have to come from production.</p> (Gallery) Can you tell the difference between a good and a bad stink bug? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-can-you-tell-difference-between-good-and-bad-stink-bug#comments Cotton Grains Management Orchard Crops Soybeans Vegetables Thu, 17 Jul 2014 18:39:00 +0000 107661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com 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> 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 Worms reported in early season North Carolina soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/worms-reported-early-season-north-carolina-soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">There are reports of worms in early season soybeans in North Carolina, but at this point density levels aren’t a concern, according to North Carolina Extension entomologist Dr. Dominic Reisig. However, there are spots where corn earworm and tobacco budworm are present. Identification of the species is the first step if worms are present in your soybeans. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/worms-reported-early-season-north-carolina-soybeans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/worms-reported-early-season-north-carolina-soybeans#comments Soybeans Insecticides Fri, 11 Jul 2014 14:02:00 +0000 107471 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The tobacco budworm, shown here, as well as corn earworms have been found in some soybean fields in North Carolina.</p> USDA Agricultural Research Service Ag groups sign on to new U.S. crop supply chain program http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-groups-sign-new-us-crop-supply-chain-program <div class="node-body article-body">The Field to Market, the Alliance for Sustainable Agriculture unveiled an agricultural supply chain program, saying it will become a platform for measuring, promoting and reporting on continuous sustainability improvements for U.S. crops.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-groups-sign-new-us-crop-supply-chain-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/ag-groups-sign-new-us-crop-supply-chain-program#comments Cotton Grains Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Marketing and Promotion Wed, 09 Jul 2014 15:09:00 +0000 107381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com National Corn Growers Association Can you rescue a soybean field as Palmer takes hold? http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/can-you-rescue-soybean-field-palmer-takes-hold <div class="node-body article-body"> A study published in 2012 conducted at North Carolina State found that just one Palmer amaranth in three meters of row reduced soybean yield by 21 percent. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/can-you-rescue-soybean-field-palmer-takes-hold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/can-you-rescue-soybean-field-palmer-takes-hold#comments Management Soybeans Resistant Weeds Soybean Tue, 08 Jul 2014 16:16:00 +0000 107351 at http://southeastfarmpress.com