Soybeans http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6051/more en Make sure you're following the rules before planting seed http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed <div class="node-body blog-body">So if you’re insure at all about the status of the variety you’re planting this spring, take a few minutes to contact the owner of the variety or your state crop improvement association for clarification. </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/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/make-sure-youre-following-rules-planting-seed#comments Cotton Grains Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Roundup Ready Farm Press Blog Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:12:00 +0000 112901 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Cancer claim against glyphosate stirs unnecessary fear of food supply http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply <div class="node-body blog-body">An international group with ties to the World Health Organization recently said glyphosate might be a cancer-causing carcinogen. The incident is another needless stumbling block placed in the consumers’ path to honestly understand the modern food supply and unnecessarily erodes their confidence in it.</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/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/cancer-claim-against-glyphosate-stirs-unnecessary-fear-food-supply#comments Cotton Government Grains Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Farm Press Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 16:55:00 +0000 113121 at http://southeastfarmpress.com USDA wants to change ‘actively engaged’ in farm operation rule http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA proposes rule to limit farm payments to individuals who may be designated as farm managers but are not actively engaged in farm management. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/usda-wants-change-actively-engaged-farm-operation-rule#comments Cotton Government Management Peanuts Soybeans Regulations Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:39:00 +0000 113101 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>UNDER THE proposed rule, non-family joint ventures and general partnerships must document that their managers are making significant contributions to the farming operation, defined as 500 hours of substantial management work per year or 25 percent of the critical management time necessary for the success of the farming operation.</p> Veteran soybean breeder has died http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died <div class="node-body article-body">Dr. John Dudley Hicks, Jr., Greenville, Miss., soybean researcher whose work with Pioneer Hi-Bred International for 25 years led to the development of many commercial varieties widely planted across the South, has died. He was 79.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/veteran-soybean-breeder-has-died#comments Miscellaneous Soybeans Soybean Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:50:00 +0000 113081 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Securing land still young farmers' top concern http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Finding and securing adequate land to grow crops and raise animals was once again the top challenge identified in the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual outlook survey of participants in the Young Farmers & Ranchers program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/securing-land-still-young-farmers-top-concern#comments Equipment Government Management Miscellaneous Soybeans Inputs Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:52:00 +0000 113051 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Weed control saves yield, worth investment http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment <div class="field-byline"> Eric Prostko, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">With the recent low prices of some agricultural commodities, you might be wondering if herbicides are worth it. I can assure you that they are. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/grains/weed-control-saves-yield-worth-investment#comments Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:28:00 +0000 112971 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>EVERY WEED management program should include as many tactics as practical, including crop rotation, tillage, cover crops, mechanical cultivation, hand-weeding, narrow-row spacing and herbicides.</p> Up or down, ‘Just keep on farming’ http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming <div class="node-body blog-body">“My daddy sort of laughed at me, and said, ‘Boy, just keep on farming. You’ll see why I didn’t get rich.’”</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/or-down-just-keep-farming" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/or-down-just-keep-farming#comments Cotton Equipment Management Peanuts Soybeans Business Farm Press Blog Fri, 13 Mar 2015 14:31:00 +0000 112881 at http://southeastfarmpress.com North Carolina facing neonicotinoid-resistant thrips http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/north-carolina-facing-neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips <div class="node-body article-body">North Carolina now has neonicotinoid-resistant thrips which is not a good thing for cotton producers in the state who rely on neonicotinoid seed treatments, according to North Carolina State University Extension Entomologist Dominic Reisig.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/north-carolina-facing-neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/north-carolina-facing-neonicotinoid-resistant-thrips#comments Cotton Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Cotton Mon, 09 Mar 2015 18:56:00 +0000 112501 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Herbicides not always to blame for crop damage http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/herbicides-not-always-blame-crop-damage <div class="field-byline"> Eric P. Prostko, UGA Extension </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Many problems frequently blamed on herbicides can only be addressed before planting. Issues such as low soil pH, high Zinc, and nematodes need to be remedied before the problem is observed in the field.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/herbicides-not-always-blame-crop-damage" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/soybeans/herbicides-not-always-blame-crop-damage#comments Cotton Grains Management Peanuts Soybeans Herbicides Soybean Fri, 06 Mar 2015 13:38:00 +0000 112761 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Efficiency, accuracy biggest advantages of precision agriculture http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture <div class="node-body article-body">The biggest advantage of precision agriculture is efficiency and accuracy, being able to apply chemicals and fertilizers only when and where they are needed, but Ron Heiniger stresses that precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go to be fully implemented on the farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/management/efficiency-accuracy-biggest-advantages-precision-agriculture#comments Cotton Equipment Management Miscellaneous Peanuts Soybeans Management Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:32:00 +0000 112381 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Ron Heiniger, cropping systems specialist at North Carolina State University, says precision agriculture is still in its early stages and has a long way to go before it is fully implemented on the farm.</p>