Soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Soybeans are now stink bug magnets http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybeans-are-now-stink-bug-magnets <div class="field-byline"> Dominic Reisig, North Carolina Extension Economist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Right now we are witnessing typical end of season insect patterns. Multigenerational bean leaf beetle populations densities are at their highest now and soybeans, with developing seed, are stink bug magnets. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybeans-are-now-stink-bug-magnets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybeans-are-now-stink-bug-magnets#comments Soybeans Stink bugs Wed, 17 Sep 2014 13:14:00 +0000 109151 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>North Carolina Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig says his gut feeling is that soybeans at R6 this year are probably not worth treating for bean leaf beetles or stink bugs unless they are very far from R7.</p> 100-plus-bushel soybeans officially reached in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/100-plus-bushel-soybeans-officially-reached-georgia <div class="node-body article-body">In a sponsored research trial in Brooks County, Ga., 100-plus bushels per acre of soybeans were harvested Sept. 11, the highest official soybean yield ever recorded for the state.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/100-plus-bushel-soybeans-officially-reached-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/100-plus-bushel-soybeans-officially-reached-georgia#comments Management Soybeans Soybean Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:33:00 +0000 109111 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Steer clear: Overhead power lines kill http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill <div class="field-byline"> Kyla Kruse, University of Illinois </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Power lines can pose a major hazard for farmers. Typically, power lines over streets and rural areas have a minimal clearance of 18 feet and 12.5 feet over residential private property.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/equipment/steer-clear-overhead-power-lines-kill#comments Cotton Equipment Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Practices and Systems Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:32:00 +0000 109101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>IF CONTACT is made with a power line, remember, it is almost always safest to stay on the equipment.</p> United Soybean Board Divided field: Spring deluge to summer drought http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">The infographic on the U.S. Drought Monitor shows the Southeast in vivid yellows and light-browns, meaning abnormally dry to severe drought conditions pock the region. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/divided-field-spring-deluge-summer-drought#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Drought Farm Press Blog Thu, 04 Sep 2014 16:35:00 +0000 108921 at http://southeastfarmpress.com (Gallery) Farmers go to see 100-bushel soybeans in Georgia http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia <div class="node-body gallery-body">The challenge was to conduct a 60-acre research trial on a south Georgia farm using a dozen different varieties on four- to five-acre plots in an effort to produce 100-bushel soybeans, or better, using an early soybean production system. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/gallery-farmers-go-see-100-bushel-soybeans-georgia#comments Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:27:00 +0000 108801 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Crop donations can bring big tax savings http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/crop-donations-can-bring-big-tax-savings#comments Cotton Government Grains Markets Peanuts Soybeans Books Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:34:00 +0000 108661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com United Soybean Board 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 Soybean leaf yellowing and curling widespread across Southeast http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybean-leaf-yellowing-and-curling-widespread-across-southeast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/soybean-leaf-yellowing-and-curling-widespread-across-southeast#comments Soybeans Crops Leaf Disease Mon, 25 Aug 2014 01:49:00 +0000 108631 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The cause of the soybean leaf yellowing and curling is unknown.</p> Farmers with unpriced crops will face tight-to-negative profit margins http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/markets/farmers-unpriced-crops-will-face-tight-negative-profit-margins#comments Cotton Grains Management Markets Miscellaneous Soybeans Corn Cotton Finance Marketing and Promotion Soybean Thu, 21 Aug 2014 15:29:00 +0000 108601 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <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? http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/herbicide-resistant-yeah-what-about-hoe-resistant#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Cotton Resistant Weeds Farm Press Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 17:27:00 +0000 108531 at http://southeastfarmpress.com