Livestock http://southeastfarmpress.com/taxonomy/term/6061/more en Forage pest problems on rise in South http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Hancock, UGA Extension forage specialist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Is it just me, or does it seem like our insect pest problems in the forage world are getting more numerous? Let me give you a quick update on some of the many fronts we seem to be waging on bugs.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/forage-pest-problems-rise-south#comments Livestock Management Beef Pasture Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:34:00 +0000 115061 at http://southeastfarmpress.com US poultry wins international trade battles http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-poultry-wins-international-trade-battles <div class="field-byline"> Georgia Farm Bureau </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This victory will help address barriers to the Indian market for U.S. farmers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-poultry-wins-international-trade-battles" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/us-poultry-wins-international-trade-battles#comments Livestock Livestock Regulations Tue, 21 Jul 2015 13:12:00 +0000 114961 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>India&#39;s ban on products such as poultry meat, eggs and live pigs was allegedly maintained to protect India against avian influenza.</p> USDA-ARS Young Alabama man is World Livestock Auctioneer champion http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion <div class="field-byline"> ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Livestock auctioneer and Southside, Ala., native Brandon Neely can check “becoming a national champion” off his bucket list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/young-alabama-man-world-livestock-auctioneer-champion#comments Livestock Management Cattle Wed, 08 Jul 2015 12:59:00 +0000 114821 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alabama native Brandon Neely won the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Clifton, Texas June 13.</p> Livestock Marketing Association They are genetically a ‘black angus’ but have white hair http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/they-are-genetically-black-angus-have-white-hair <div class="field-byline"> Brad Buck, University of Florida </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Ona White Angus may be able to provide reproduction and meat quality advantages of the Angus, while retaining the environmental adaptation and longevity of the Zebu breeds.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/they-are-genetically-black-angus-have-white-hair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/they-are-genetically-black-angus-have-white-hair#comments Livestock Cattle Mon, 06 Jul 2015 14:45:00 +0000 114791 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>The Ona White Angus was developed over two decades at the University of Florida Range Cattle REC.</p> University of Florida Alabama to enforce catfish labeling and gets official ag bug http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-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="http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/government/alabama-enforce-catfish-labeling-and-gets-official-ag-bug#comments Cotton Government Livestock Soybeans Crops Catfish Wed, 01 Jul 2015 12:56:00 +0000 114731 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley</p> Checklist: You might be a female rancher if … http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if <div class="node-body blog-body">With the onslaught of checklists and online quizzes that dominate popular culture and social media, my sister and I decided to compile our own list to help our fellow ladies in the agricultural world validate their status as female farming forces. </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/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/blog/checklist-you-might-be-female-rancher-if#comments Livestock Management Cattle Farm Press Blog Tue, 30 Jun 2015 17:48:00 +0000 114691 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Rachel Bearden, the author&rsquo;s sister, and her beloved cow Miranda.</p> Watch for fall armyworms in summer grass forages http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages <div class="field-byline"> Kathy Flanders, Auburn University </div> <div class="node-body article-body">We know hot and dry weather is better for fall armyworms than for their natural enemies. Therefore, it makes sense to start scouting now.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/watch-fall-armyworms-summer-grass-forages#comments Livestock Management Annual Beef Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:58:00 +0000 114661 at http://southeastfarmpress.com University of Georgia Women in ag: Plowing new ground in Alabama http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama <div class="field-byline"> Marlee Moore, ALFA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">“Women in agriculture must do a superior job in the same field as men to prove themselves,” said Delle Bean, who operates Del-Ray Ranch in Alabama with her husband, Ray. “We’re not accepted until we’re seen in action.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/women-ag-plowing-new-ground-alabama#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Markets Soybeans Mon, 29 Jun 2015 16:06:00 +0000 114621 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Wendy Yeager is the primary operator of the 940-acre Bell Place Farm in Alabama.</p> ALFA Summer: More hot, dry weather is not what farmers want to hear http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/summer-more-hot-dry-weather-not-what-farmers-want-hear <div class="field-byline"> David Zierden, Florida climatologist </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Hot and dry conditions during critical point in the growing season is looking more and more like a reality that has to be dealt with. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/summer-more-hot-dry-weather-not-what-farmers-want-hear" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/cotton/summer-more-hot-dry-weather-not-what-farmers-want-hear#comments Cotton Grains Livestock Management Orchard Crops Peanuts Soybeans Tobacco Drought Tue, 23 Jun 2015 13:07:00 +0000 114551 at http://southeastfarmpress.com <p>Right now, hot and drier is a good possibility for the next two weeks or so in the Southeast, and it could persist well into the second half of summer.</p> When is hay dry enough? http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/when-hay-dry-enough <div class="field-byline"> Dennis Hancock, University of Georgia </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Each producer’s situation will be somewhat different because of equipment, storage technique and climatic differences. Hay growers should allow for the effect these factors might have to find out what target bale moisture is right.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/when-hay-dry-enough" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://southeastfarmpress.com/livestock/when-hay-dry-enough#comments Livestock Cattle Hay and Hay Products Fri, 19 Jun 2015 14:03:00 +0000 114541 at http://southeastfarmpress.com Doug Mayo/University of Florida