Soybeans en Crop donations can bring big tax savings <div class="field-byline"> Marc Lovell, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers facing a higher-income 2014 in need of tax-saving strategies should consult their tax advisor on the use of the donated crop strategy because of the significant tax savings that can result. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Books Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 +0000 108661 at United Soybean Board Alabama plans for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Equipment Government Grains Livestock Management Miscellaneous Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Vegetables Mon, 25 Aug 2014 14:06:00 +0000 108641 at <p>John Fulton, Auburn University engineer, demonstrates a UAV at the Autauga County farm of Andy Wendland.</p> Alabama Farmers Federation Soybean leaf yellowing and curling widespread across Southeast <div class="field-byline"> Dominic Reisig, North Carolina Extension Entomologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Reports have been pouring in on a mysterious symptom seen across fields in North Carolina. Oddly, these symptoms are widespread across the Southeast (including North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia), are only present in certain varieties, affect nearly every plant in the field, and are field-specific (one field will be completely affected, while a neighboring field of a different variety will be spared). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Crops Leaf Disease Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:49:00 +0000 108631 at <p>The cause of the soybean leaf yellowing and curling is unknown.</p> Farmers with unpriced crops will face tight-to-negative profit margins <div class="field-byline"> Chuck Danehower, University of Tennessee </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Breakeven yields at current prices look achievable for soybeans and double crop soybeans. Some producers may be able to make the breakeven yield needed for corn and cotton but on the average they will be difficult to achieve. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 108601 at <p>CORN HARVEST underway in south Georgia. Producers may see breakeven yields, but it&rsquo;ll be tough with harvest prices where they are now.</p> Herbicide resistant, yeah, but what about hoe resistant? <div class="node-body blog-body">The best made and implemented weed management strategies fall short of perfect. Weeds, particularly Palmer amaranth, will take advantage of any glitch.</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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cotton Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 108531 at Soybean rust not expected to ring alarm bells in North Carolina <div class="field-byline"> Steve Koenning and Jim Dunphy, North Carolina State University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So far this year target spots of soybean and frogeye leaf spot have both been identified in North Carolina. Many cultivars are resistant to these diseases so there is no cause for alarm at this time. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Soybeans Leaf Disease Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:20:00 +0000 108291 at <p>Many cultivars are resistant to soybean rust so there is no need for alarm at this time.</p> USDA Agricultural Researh Service USDA moves closer to deregulating Enlist corn, soybeans <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service issued Aug. 6 a final environmental impact statement on Dow’s Enlist corn and soybean, stating the technology poses no plant pest risk to agricultural crops or other plants in the United States.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Government Grains Miscellaneous Soybeans Herbicide-tolerant crops Thu, 07 Aug 2014 16:08:00 +0000 108281 at “Rough and rocky" start for Sunbelt Expo farm, south Georgia farmers <div class="node-body article-body">"Growing conditions are perfect right now. We’ve got the heat that we need to fill out the corn and the cotton, and cotton is blooming. We’ve got cotton in the first and second week of bloom." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Peanuts Soybeans Sunbelt Ag Expo Sunbelt Expo Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:46:00 +0000 107641 at <p>UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA Extension weed scientist Stanley Culpepper discusses new weed technologies during the recent Sunbelt Ag Expo Field Day held in Moultrie, Ga.&nbsp;</p> First sighting of soybean rust on U.S. crop made in Alabama <div class="node-body article-body">While this first report of soybean rust on soybeans in Alabama should be noted, growers should be paying greater attention to frogeye leaf spot.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Soybean Wed, 06 Aug 2014 15:11:00 +0000 108251 at <p>AUBURN UNIVERSITY EXTENSION Plant Pathologist Ed Sikora is shown this past year checking a field for signs of soybean rust.</p> Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator available <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Peanut Commission </div> <div class="node-body article-body">At the Southern Peanut Growers Conference in Panama City, Florida, the National Center for Peanut Competitiveness officially launched the "Preliminary Base Acreage and Payment Yields Decision Calculator." </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cotton Government Grains Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Management National Peanut Wed, 06 Aug 2014 14:17:00 +0000 108241 at